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Burns Night 20201 - A Man's A Man for A' That
Performing at a VIP dinner prior to The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Piping for 60th Wedding Anniversary
Ryan is sure to add something special to your event! Take a look and get in touch with any questions!
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Public liability insurance of £5 million
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
Booked for 5 Encore gigs!
Folk, Pop, Rock, Christmas, Military, Film / TV music, Contemporary classical, Classical, Classical crossover, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Irish rock, Ceillidh, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Gospel, Ragtime, Marching, Scottish music
Sound technician, Instrumental teaching, Examiner, Theory teaching, Producer, Audio engineer, Actor, MC
Selection of Tunes:
The Battle of the Somme
The Heights of Dargai
Entry Into Crater
Castle Rock Ceilidh
The Green Hills of Tyrol
When the Battles O'er
The Barren Rocks Aden
Merrily Danced the Quakers Wife
Flee the Glen
The Hills of Kintail
Kelsey's Wee Reel
Leaving Port Askaig
Prince Charles's Welcome to Lochaber
The Rowan Tree
The Highland Brigade at Magersfontain
The Bloody Fields of Flanders
Heroes of St Valery
The Earl of Mansfield
Because He Was A Bonnie Lad
The Piper O' Drummond
The Kilt is My Delight
The Mist Covered Mountains
Glasgow City Police Pipers
Scotland the Brave
The Pumpkins Fancy
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Always good fun and open to requests. Happy to talk to the audience and get them up dancing!
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Lots of wedding and party venues up and down the country.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Tunes by the Red Hot Chilli Pipers are a common requests but also more traditional tunes.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Balmoral Castle for HM The Queen & The Royal Family. As part of the massed Pipes & Drums at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle and televised to millions of people across the world.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know, even if things don't go to plan on the day - just keep me informed.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Please get in touch to discuss.
How much time do you need to set up?
15 minute tune up time is all that's required.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Of course, and if there are tunes you have in mind please let me know!
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Of course, just get in touch.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£100|
|Up to 1 hour||£160|
|Up to 2 hours||£190|
|Up to 3 hours||£220|
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.
I'll produce a unique personalised music video for you. I can customise the video in whatever way you'd like. This could be things like personal messages or particular tunes. This could also be set up for an event such as a Birthday Party, Burns Night or any other celebration.
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