I've been playing the bagpipes since I was a junior in high school. Shortly after graduating from high school, I joined the Cameron Highlanders, playing with them and teaching my old high school pipe band while earning my degree in music education. I'm currently the Pipe Sergeant of our Grade 3 band.
I'm a Highland Piper & Scottish Fiddler in the Alexandria, VA (Washington DC) area, available for all Scottish events, and I'm happy to mix up your event with any mix of tunes & airs on Highland pipes, fiddle, cello da spalla, smallpipes, border pipes, and more that your event might need, as well as songs in Scots & Gaelic.
In addition to solo piping & fiddling, I also can provide Scottish music with an accompanist, or with either of my bands, The Devil's Tailors (a 5-piece high energy Scottish Celtic band) and Tweedsyde (a Scottish early music duo) for Ceilidhs & Burns suppers, and full-service Wedding gigs. For Ceilidh gigs, I can also provide callers & pianists.
I have the full range of costume from Full Dress uniform, band uniform, formal kilt outfit, casual kilt outfit, and historical 18th century attire.
I am a member of the United States Army / Maryland Army National Guard and have served for over 23 years. I am an officer and veteran. I am also an Eagle Scout. I started my journey into the bagpipe world in 2021 and received instruction from the Fire Brigade Pipes and Drums of Greater Baltimore.
I have been piping for many years and am available for weddings, funerals or special occasions. I know many traditional Scottish tunes and can discuss special requests. I am a member of the Minnesota Pipes and Drums