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Ally Park

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Bagpiper
Catterick Garrison

Hi I’m Ally. I’ve been playing the bagpipes for 13 years and been serving in the British Army playing the bagpipes for the past 4 years. I learnt from one of the previous Sovereigns Pipers (The Queens Piper) so I’ve had great tuition and great amounts of experience.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Military, Scottish music
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Composer, Arranger
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Song list

Highland Cathedral
Amazing Grace
Flowers of The Forrest
Highland Wedding
Scotland the Brave
The Black Bear
Highland Laddie
The Wee Highland Laddie
The Green Hill of Tyrol
The Battles O’er
The Atholl Highlanders
Glendureal Highlanders
Cock of The North
Pibroch Of Donald Dubh
The March of The Cameron Men
Kilworth Hills
Willie MacRae of Ullapool
Skye Boat Song
The Battle of The Some
Farewell to Nigg
Flett From Flotta
The Bonawe Highlanders
Steamboat
Dr Ross’ 50th Welcome to the Argylshire Gathering
Lord Alexander Kennedy
Links of Forth
J.Scott Skinners Welcome to Inverness
Loads more tunes to choose from.
Ask my the name of a tune and illl know it.
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

Just let me know. I’m flexible.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

N/A

How much time do you need to set up?

15/20 minutes.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

I have many of tunes in my repertoire. If you’re looking for a piper you usually know what tunes you would like. You say and I more than likely should be able to deliver.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes. Within the reason of bagpipes.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Musicality and the flexibility of my timings. The amount I can play when wanted. Basically you name it I can do it within bagpipe regions.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Buckingham Palace Holyrood Palace Balmoral Castle Blenhiem Palace

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

My Tutor. As he was the piper to the Sovereign.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

The State Banquet In Buckingham Palace 3 times and counting.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£120
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£350
Packages
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£200

Reviews

From customers:

£300, 1 year ago

Matt Rupishinas Wedding