Pipe Major Cameron Edgar is originally from Glasgow where he began his piping career in 1969 aged 13 and since then has achieved great success both as a solo piper and as a pipe band player.
Throughout his competitive playing years he has won many solo piping competitions and is a former World Champion and Champion of Champions winner with the World famous Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band. He has also been, five times over, North West England Piping Society Champion – a record yet to be beaten. Some of his other notable achievements to date are Scottish Pipers Association Winner, Cowal Highland Gathering Winner, North East England Winner and Scottish Piping Society of London Winner.
Cameron has played at functions all over the world and is a current member of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Judges’ Panel judging at all the major competitions including the World Pipe Band Championships, Cameron has also judged extensively abroad.
In addition to being a qualified adjudicator of solo piping and pipe band competitions he is also a qualified piping instructor through the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association and the Piping and Drumming Qualifications Board as well as being an exam assessor.
At present he plays a set of silver and ivory mounted Henderson bagpipes made around 1930. This is a very rare and highly sought-after instrument famous for its quality of tone. Cameron has performed at private events and functions for many years now and brings with him a wealth of experience that is essential to making sure that your special day goes without a hitch. As well as the Highland Bagpipe, he also plays Scottish Smallpipes and Uilleann (Irish) Pipes. He is available for all functions including Weddings, Corporate Events, Funerals, Burn’s nights, Birthday parties and New Year’s Eve parties throughout Yorkshire and the North of England as well as further afield and overseas.