David is a piper of about 12 years experience. Born and bred in Christchurch, he is a current playing member of Metro Scottish Pipe Band; Pipes and Drums of Christchurch City; as well as The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Pipes and Drums in Scotland.

Piper Dave can bring the authentic sounds of Scotland to your event or occasion. There is nothing like the Great Highland Bagpipe to add a touch of traditional Scottish flair to your celebration, whether it's a ceremonial occasion, party, or cultural gathering:

Performance Options:

Any combination of the following...

Play 30mins of intermittent music from within earshot of where guests are gathered or while they are arriving. 
Lead processionals/recessionals or entourages from point A to point B. 
Rehearse and then play a short recital to an attentive audience, or accompany highland dancers. (dancers not provided)
Play a stirring Lament in memorial to a passed loved one or fallen comrades. 
Pose for photos with guests or wedding party. 

Ideal for: wedding, funeral, corporate event, charity function, community event, private party, commemorative event

A selection from Piper Daves repertoire:

Often requested tunes:
Scotland the Brave - Trad.
Amazing Grace - Trad.
Flower of Scotland - PM J.G. Slattery
Highland Cathedral - Ulrich Roever & Michael Korb
Auld Lang Syne - Robbie Burns

Wedding Marches:
Marie’s Wedding - Trad.
Murdo’s Wedding - Maj. Gavin Stoddart
Highland Wedding - A. MacKay
Rab’s Wedding - J. Kerr

Address to the Haggis/Burns Night:
A Man’s a Man for a’ That - Trad.
The Atholl Highlanders - Trad.

Special occasions/Novel:
Happy Birthday 
We Wish You a Merry Christmas 
The Little Drummer Boy
Silent Night
Te Haranui
When Irish Eyes are Smiling 
Danny Boy
The Irish Washerwoman

Salute to Willie, the Royal Fendersmith - PM James M. Banks
Sleep Dearie Sleep - Trad.
Cumha Airson Mac Na Banntra (Lament for the Widow’s Son) - Sig. David Robertson
Farewell to Fraser McGlynn - Callum Wayne
The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, has Ended - Rev. Clement Cotterill Schofield Arr. David Simon
Going Home - Dvorak Arr. R.S. Burns
Come to the Hills - Trad.
Guth a’ Phiobaire (The Voice of the Piper) - Maj. Stevie Small MBE
Mist Covered Mountains - Trad.
Mull of the Mountains - Trad.
The Flowers of the Forrest - Trad.
Cabar Feidh Gu Brath (The Deer’s Horn Forever) - PM Donald Macleod

Other Tunes:
Drambui - Fred Morrison 
Drummond Thompson’s Land of Mist - Tom Weir
Plaisir D’Amour - Jean-Paul-Égide Martini
Echo Lake - Hugh Kennedy M.A. B.Sc
Setting a Course for Lewis - Trad.
Hector the Hero - James Scott Skinner
King Charles III - Finlay Johnston 
Winnipeg Forger - Don Bradford
Chasing Shadows - Phillip Greer
Freedom’s Field - PM J.M. MacKenzie BEM
Killiekrankie - Trad.
The Thin Red Line - PM J. McLellan DCM
PM Robert Martin - R. Abbott
Music of Spey - J. Scott Skinner
Glendaruel Highlanders - PM A. Fettes
John D. Burgess - George Cockburn
Hills of Perth - Trad.
Mac ‘n’ Irish - Trad.
Cpt. Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree - Trad.
Peter MacLeod of Ganavan - PM William Lawrie
The Flower of the Hills - Lt. Archie G. Kenneth
Pride of Black Lions - Roy Smith
I Have it Somewhere - Allan MacDonald
The Black Watch Polka - PM Donald Shaw Ramsay
The Royal Scots Polka - PM Willie Denholm 
Raigmore - PM A.E. Reese
The Jig of Slurs - G.S. McLennan
Rocking the Baby - Trad.
Tricia’s Song - William Laurie
The Smith’s a Gallant Fireman - John Harrison 
The Ale is Dear - PM Norman Gillies
Kelsey’s Wee Reel - Iain Symington
Jean Mauchline - PM William Bryson
Denholm Dempsey - R.S. Burns
Flamboyant Feathers - Tim Chia
Out of the Air - Murray Blair
The Dunoon Drone Disaster - Ryan Canning
The Hills of Argyll - George M. MacIntyre 
We’re No Awa’ Tae Bide Awa’ - Trad.

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