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Piping at Beth and Richard's wedding!
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Performing 'Amazing Grace' for Pope Benedict XVI' during his state visit to Scotland, September 2010!
Here are some photos of events I have piped at recently. Hiring a piper not only makes an event special and memorable, but it also helps to promote piping and Scottish tradition. Let's pipe for Scotland!
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You can also log onto my older family website www.vippiper.com to see photos of me piping at previous weddings, funerals, parties, corporate events, Burns Suppers etc. . Here you will also find some nice photos of me, my dad and 2 brothers playing the pipes from an early age as well as my sister highland dancing! Dad was an inspiration to us all!!!
Giving legendary guitariist and songwriter with the rock band 'QUEEN' a bagpipe lesson at the gala launch of 'We will Rock you' at the Edinburgh Playhouse, December 2011!
Pictured here with Cardinal Keith O'Brien and the First Minister of Scotland, The Right Honourable Alex Salmond.
Pictured here with Scots presenter Grant Stott at the Edinburgh Moonwalk 2011!
Top Soprano Lesley Garrett and I, after performing for Her Majesty The Queen, along with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Anthony Inglis!
Pictured here with musicians from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, during rehearsals prior to our performance in front of Her Majesty The Queen!
Pictured here with the very talented Scottish Singer/Songwriter/Musician Paolo Nutini!
Piping at the Bishop's Conference, Edinburgh 2010.
Pictured here with Mikey from 'Big Brother'!
Giving 'Bond Girl' Britt Ekland, a crash course in piping! (I'm showing her how to blow - hence the funny face!)
Piping for former England Rugby Captain, Lawrence Dallaglio, and his wife Alice, at PIzza Express, Edinburgh, March 2010!
Piping at the Edinburgh Playhouse at the Launch of 'We will Rock You'!
Piping at the launch of the Edinburgh Moonwalk 2011 outside Jenners Store on Princes Street, Edinburgh, 1 April 2011!
Piping at the launch of the Edinburgh Cruise Liner season!!
Pictured here with 'Robert Burns' and 2010 World Champion Highland Dancer, Anthea Bundy!
Photo shoot for Ceilidh Culture brochure 2010!
Piping at the Launch of 'Ceilidh Culture' Edinburgh 28 Feb 2008.
Performing as the lone Piper at the World Duathlon Championships, Edinburgh, September 2010!
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of 'International Women's Day, March 2011!
Performing together at the World Duathlon Championships, Edinburgh, September 2010!
Piping for Hibs and Scotland International Footballer, Scott Brown!
Piping at the Edinburgh Moonwalk 2010 in front of 12,000 bra-clad women and men!
Piping at the 100th Anniversary of Community Learning, August 2008
Piping at the launch of Ceilidh Culture 2010 on Edinburgh's famous 'Royal Mile'.
A beautiful day piping in Scotland's Highest Village!
Teaching Scotland National Footballer, Scott Broon, how to play the pipes!!
Performing for the BBC at the 6 Nations Rugby Tournament!
Performing at the Edinburgh International FILM Festival 2009 Homecoming Party!
Performing for guests at the Media Guardian Edinburgh International TELEVISION Festival 2009!
Piping at the Edinburgh Moonwalk, June 2008, on stage in front of 12,000 Bra-clad Power Walkers!!!!
Piping at the launch of the Pelamis Wave Power Machine at Leith, May 2010!
Thunderbirds are go!!!
Aboot to be blown off Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh!!
Piping at Murrayfield Stadium along with my 'Sunshine on Leith Pipes & Samba Band' for the International Rugby - Edinburgh Sevens, May 2008!!
Piping for a cruiseliner arrival on the Firth of Forth!
Heading off the Elite Race at the Edinburgh Nocturne Series on 30th May 2009.
Piping for the arrival of a cruiseliner in Leith!
Pictured here with Former Miss Scotland 2007, Nieve Jennings (on left) and top models!
Playing at Fornaci di Barga, Tuscany Italy!
Piping for the Edinburgh Marathon
Piping at The Edinburgh Marathon 2009 too!!
Piping for all the athletes!
And they're off!!!
Piping at Murrayfield at the famous International Rugby Edinburgh Sevens, 29 May 2010!
Piping for 'Scottish Cycling' (and Scotland's Olympic and Commonwealth Games cyclists) at the 2nd Round of the 'Super 6 Series', April 2008.
Here we are setting off at the start of the race!
Me and Billy McRobb - Grade 1 Drumming Instructor!
Piping for HIBERNIAN F.C. after winning the CIS CUP. March 2007!
Piping the Hibs Football team into the Hibs Ground, Easter Road, Edinburgh.
If Scottie Broon can have a go of the pipes at the HIbs after party, after winning the CIS cup 07.......
Piping at the launch of Leith Festival 2009!
Piping at an engagement on the Royal Yacht Brittania!
PIPING AT THE EDINBURGH MOONWALK, June 2007, alongside Lorraine Kelly and Michelle McManus!!
At the Start of the Moonwalk 2007, Edinburgh.
Piping at Craigmiller Castle, Edinburgh, January 2008!!
Piping as the lone piper at the World Archery Championships in Edinburgh, September 2010!
PIPING FOR PRINCE EDWARD AT THE 50TH ANNIVERSAY OF THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARDS!
Piping at the launch of the EDINBURGH HOGMANAY PROGRAMME, December 2006!!
Piping Hibernian Football Team onto the pitch at Easter Road, Edinburgh!!
Performing at the unveiling of a statue in Edinburgh, July 2008.
Piping at 'The Hub' on the famous Royal Mile, Edinburgh (along with Stan Reeves, founder of 'The Scots Music Group'.
Piping alongside the CIS cup (again) with Zamama, Hibernian F.C., June 2007!!
Promoting the Italian National Tartan in Tuscany, Italy, November 07 & December 2009. (Pictured here with Scottish Piper Nick MacVickar!)
In Fact, here is Michael Lemetti - first on the left! Creator of the Italian National Tartan!
Pictured here with World and Scottish Champion Highland dancers in in Lucca, Tuscany!
Piping in Chamonix France, July 2007!!
Heading off the 'Fairtrade March 2007' outside St Giles Cathedral, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
And there we are, doon the 'Royal Mile' on our way to the Scottish Parliament!
Piping at THE FAIRTRADE AWARDS, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, March 2007!
PIPING AT THE LAUNCH OF THE EDINBURGH MOONWALK, Februay 2007!!
PIPING AT THE LORD PROVOST OF EDINBURGH'S CHRISTMAST PARTY DEC 2006!!!
PIPING AT THE GLASGOW RIVER FESTIVAL, August 2006
PIPING FOR GRETNA F.C. June 2006!
Piping at the 'Edinburgh Moonwalk 2008'' in aid of Breast cancer.
Playing at Abetone Ski Resort on Christmas Eve 2007!!
Jumping in our Scottish air on Calton Hill, Edinburgh
PIPING AT A SPORTING AWARD'S CEREMONY, Tynecastle Stadium, Dec 2006
Me & Lawrie Reilly again!!
Piping at a St. Andrew's Night Celebration in an Irish Bar, Italy!!
Piping at the BREAST CANCER CARE FASHION SHOW, Raddison Hotel, Glasgow, Sept. 2006
PIPING AT THE EDINBURGH MOONWALK, June 2006 too!!
PIPING FOR HEARTS F.C., May 2006, when they won the SCOTTISH CUP 2006!
I was told to do that by the photographers!!
Poor Soul - having to carry Me!
Teaching former England Striker Les Ferdinand how to play pipes!
Piping at a restaurant in Lucca, Italy, during a Food Festival, November 2007l!
Piping at the launch of Ceilidh Culture 2010!
PIPING AT THE FAIRTRADE AWARDS, February 2006!
Playing at the Media Guardian Edinburgh Television Festival, 2009!
Piping at the Launch of 'Ceilidh Culture' Music Festival, Edinburgh Feb 2008