Bagpiper

Scott Figgins

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Bagpiper
Glasgow
Currently a year 3 student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Scott is a well-rounded, experienced musician from the West of Scotland.

Scott Figgins - Bio Scott Figgins is a new and exciting Scottish traditional musician from the West coast of Scotland, playing highland bagpipes and bellow-blown pipes; guitar; and whistle. With a wealth of experience playing in pipe bands, ceilidh bands and in the traditional and folk scene, Scott is a very well-rounded musician with invaluable experience playing in competition, concert, private functions and informal atmospheres. Striving to innovate and collaborate across genres, Scott is always keen to perform and try anything new. In addition to experience performing, Scott has also done a lot of teaching in his local pipe band, taking on all levels from complete beginner to experienced bandsmen of all ages. He has also done a lot of collaborative work: being part of numerous local Fèis events; the ‘Monster Folk Group’ project; the North Ayrshire Schools Traditional Music Group; Celtic Connections Festival; ‘National Fête de la Musique’ in France; and multiple others including pipe band work. He also won the Young Bursian of the Year Award for 2014 and has appeared in concert alongside the likes of Phil Cunningham, Ali Bain, Eddi Reader, Dougie MacLean and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Currently a second-year student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on the BMus Traditional Music - Piping Programme, Scott looks to expand his musical potential and further deepen his understanding of the music he plays as well as other genres in order to make him a more desirable and accomplished musician.

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:
Classical, Jazz, Folk, Pop, Rock, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, Ceillidh, Folk rock, Irish rock, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Blues, Light music, Marching, Experimental, Classic rock, Rock 'n' Roll, World music, Salsa, 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:
Arranger, Composer, Sound technician, Instrumental teaching, Composition teaching
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