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Professional Bagpipe hire and tuition

Professional Scottish Pipers for hire in the UK and abroad 

Mark McLaughlan has been playing the Bagpipes for over 27 years and has also been an accomplished Pipe band snare drummer for over thirty two years. He can provide professional Scottish Pipers for your special event, from a solo Piper to a mini band. His vast experience has seen him play at The Royal Festival Hall in London, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Althorp House, Warwick Castle, Cottisford House, Harrods, The NEC Birmingham, Glasgow University and Castle Ashby, to name a few.

Over the years he has played at many weddings, including the marriage of the Earl of Inchcape's daughter and more recently played at the wedding of TV presenter Jenni Falconer and her husband and actor Derek Midgely. The Wedding was covered by OK magazine and Mark appeared in the June 2010 edition. Mark has also played at numerous, Burns nights, Civic balls, Special events, funerals and Corporate events, including several radio and TV performances, one performing "Amazing Grace" with the top UK soul singer Ruby Turner for GMTV. His latest TV appearance was on the Ant and Dec show on ITV1. He has also recorded with many bands and Artists playing traditional Folk to Pop music.

Mark is a full time musician, playing and teaching and is employed as a Music Tutor at the prestigious Rugby School in Warwickshire and is available for Bagpipe tuition for one to one or group tuition. Mark is also available to offer Bagpipe lessons via Skype. He is MU registered, DBS checked and a professional approach to your event is guaranteed. Pipers that he can provide are all of a high standard.

Previous clients have included The Royal Bank of Scotland, Jenni Falconer and Derek Midgeley, Major James Livingstone MC, Althorp House, Harrods, Sky TV, ITV1 and GMTV.

Mark provides a professional, friendly and helpful service at all times. Please go to the testimonial page to read just some of the positive feedback that he has received.

Click on the sound clip below to hear a sample of Mark's playing. On this sound clip Mark also plays the snare drum.

The Walrus, Bagpipe and Drum

By Mark McLaughlan

For prices and availability please call

07974 625 226

or email

[email protected]