Bagpiper

Michael Gordon

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Bagpiper
Nottingham
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Michael is a highly skilled bagpiper based in Nottinghamshire. Michael is available to play the pipes at Weddings, Funerals & other events.

Michael is a highly skilled bagpiper based in Nottinghamshire. He has over forty years experience and has been piping with Grade 1 (highest grade) pipe bands for the last 18 years. Currently Michael is a guest piper with the premier grade 1 pipe band in the USA – The Los Angeles Scots Pipe Band. He has played all over the world and has performed at countless weddings, funerals, Burns Suppers, Birthday Parties etc. Michael has also performed on TV, radio and in films.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Military, Traditional church music, Medieval music, Folk, Ceillidh, Traditional English folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Marching, Scottish music
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Event types:
Funeral / Memorial service, Wedding, Wedding proposal, 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:
Arranger, Composer, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching
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Reviews

Booked 6 times through Encore!

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Maria M, 2 months ago

Michael was great, highly recommended, very smart and professional. Would definitely use him again

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Helen D, 2 months ago

Michael came to our rescue only with a few days notice. He is an absolute professional. He is a skilled Bagpiper who plays beautifully. You will not be disappointed.

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Cheryl C, 9 months ago

Michael is a true gentleman and an amazing player of the bagpipes. Highly recommend

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Nicola J, 2 years ago

Michael was an absolutely fantastic addition to our wedding day! He was friendly and professional and we all thoroughly enjoyed him playing the bagpipes for us. He even piped us and all our guests to the reception which was amazing! Even though the timings of our day did not run completely to plan, Michael was so joyful and just went with the flow of the day! We cannot thank him enough for helping us to celebrate our wedding day and will remember him and his bagpipes fondly in the years to come!

From other customers:

The H, 1 year ago

Hi Michael, Thank you so much for making our Burns Night such a success again this year. Manny of our guests, said how amazing the pipes where and your address, of the Haggis. Could we please book you again for our Burns Night on Saturday January 26th 2019, if you could just confirm for me please that would be just perfect. Manny thanks again. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Kind regards Anne.

Nicola J, 2 years ago

Michael was an absolutely fantastic addition to our wedding day! He was friendly and professional and we all thoroughly enjoyed him playing the bagpipes for us. He even piped us and all our guests to the reception which was amazing! Even though the timings of our day did not run completely to plan, Michael was so joyful and just went with the flow of the day! We cannot thank him enough for helping us to celebrate our wedding day and will remember him and his bagpipes fondly in the years to come!