Obviously you'd expect Colin to be a virtuoso piper and that's a given. However it's his versatility along with his unmatched skills in speaking and presentation that have made him the most in demand piper in the country.
Although incredibly busy as a wedding piper, Colin is also regularly called upon to perform at a host of other events, including memorial services and funerals, corporate events, festivals, military and Masonic events, in fact any time an exceptional piper in immaculate order is essential.
Colin has an extensive variety of uniforms and kilts in a multitude of different tartans. If you're event requires a particular look or theme, it's likely Colin will be able to accommodate you, if not with the exact tartan then with something complimentary in appearance. He takes enormous pride in and care of his appearance.
Colin is a stickler for punctuality, is friendly and easy to get on with, but solemn and dignified when required. There are no occasions requiring an excellent piper that he doesn't have experience with, but that's not where it ends.
As a gifted speaker, a Burns aficionado and completely comfortable speaking in front of large and learned audiences he simply has no equal. For instance Colin's address to the Haggis is rightly renowned among experts as being the best in the business. This skill means that you can have the full effect at your next Burns supper rather than settling for second best.
Colin is a full time piper. This is his job and why you can relax knowing you're in the hands of a consummate professional. As he is full time, Colin is available at any time and in any location world wide. To check if your date is free make a quick enquiry by filling in the short enquiry form with the details of your event and we'll get right back to you with a tailor made quote.
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Colin was really fantastic. He was very considerate to all our needs and did a wonderful job. We would definitely recommend Colin to anyone looking for a great piper for their special day
We were so pleased with Colin, the piper. He was brilliant and even stepped in and played when planned music in the church failed which was very much appreciated. Would definitely recommend him to friends.
Colin was once again, absolutely amazing. He arrived early as stayed over at the hotel on the night. Guests were very happy and the entire night was a complete success. We would love to have him back again for next year!
Just a note to thank you guys for both Cassien and Colin the essential piper. They were both absolutely brilliant and helped make our special day perfect. Please would you pass my thanks on to both - the guests loved them - they totally nailed it!
Thanks once again for arranging this for us!
Colin was fantastic. Thank you so much for sourcing.
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