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Tam The Piper

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About Tam

I am a full time Piper and Flautist living in Cambuslang. I love doing what I do and hope I can play for you sometime. Slainte, Tam
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I am a full time professional piper with over 40 years experience. I offer a professional, friendly and personal service and am priced to suit most budgets. I was taught initially by our local Pipe Major Henry McGuinness for about 5 years and the Iain MacLeod who was himself taught by Angus MacPherson and also PM Donald MacLeod. I also had occasional Piobaireachd tuition from Archie Kenneth. I love playing and to that end I went full time in August 2015. I play traditional or modern music and am happy to learn requests if they fit on the pipes. Given a bit of notice I can learn most things if they fit on the range of the pipes. I also play the flute and again have over 35 years experience playing mainly traditional Scottish and Irish music but also playing modern music and happy to learn requests.

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
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Folk, Ceillidh, Folk rock, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Christmas
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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:
Instrumental teaching
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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)£95
Up to 1 hour£130
Up to 2 hours£160
Up to 3 hours£190
Piping at family home beforehand Piping at Church Piping at Crematorium/Cemetery Whatever combination of the above your require within 30 miles of where I live. I can cover further afield but it may cost more. Includes your choice of music to be played from traditional and contemporary. Includes a choice of 4 tartans for me to wear.
Full Afternoon Wedding Package
Playing for half an hour before the ceremony for guests arrival Piping for arrival of bride Piping bridal party down the aisle Piping happy couple back up the aisle and as guests exit Piping for top table guests entrance to the wedding meal Piping for happy couple's entrance to the wedding meal. Covers up to 2 venues ( e.g. church and reception venue) within 1 hour travel of G72 where I live.


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From customers:

Business P, 3 years ago

Tam played at our wedding on sat 17/2/18 and was outstanding such a lovey gentleman and even better that he can play basically anything u wish. Thanks again Tam, Kellyann & Jamie xxx

Business P, 3 years ago

Piped at my wedding.. absolutely amazing and played everything requested.. thank u Tam, i recommend u to everyone xx

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