Piper

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Martin Duncan

Martin has played with the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra as a second violin since 1992.

He was proud to join the Orchestra’s tour of China in 2012/13 as both fiddler and piper. He appears in that dual role again tonight.

He is currently a member Stockbridge Pipe Band who joined us on stage at our Hogmanay Celebration concert in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, in December 2014.

Martin previously played with the City of Vancouver Police Pipe Band whilst living in British Columbia, Canada.


Jamie Westhead

Jamie is 16 and plays the bagpipes with the Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools Pipe Band in Edinburgh, and began learning the chanter at the age of 5.

He is a member of the of the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland Development band and will be playing with them at concerts during the winter. He recently played for the Gala Dinner for the Ryder Cup in Glasgow.

He has won prizes in a number of solo competitions over the years; including: Craigmount, George Watson’s School, Aberlour Highland Games, and the Glasgow Highland Club.

Jamie enjoys different styles of pipe music, and particularly likes playing music composed by Gordon Duncan and Fred Morrison.

In between piping, his other interests include golf, hockey and running.