Matthew McRae

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Price from: £150
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Matthew McRae has been playing the great highland bagpipes for 23 years. His professionalism and experience in front of crowds of all sizes puts him in perfect stead to perform for all occasions.

If you would like to add a Scottish element to your celebration, making your day/night special and distinct to any other, take a look through his website and do not hesitate to make contact. Matthew is based in the south-east of England but can travel to accommodate your specific needs.

Matthew has been playing the Great Highland Bagpipes since he was 10 years old and through-out his piping career he has played as an individual solo performer at multiple events across a wide range of platforms. He has performed at prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Hampton Court Palace, The Intercontinental in Mayfair (Ldn), Saxon Hall, Birkbeck University, Sony Pictures and plays regularly on the Great British Pullman steam train (otherwise known as the 'Orient Express').

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18 Reviews
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charlotte james

3 Nov 2018

He helped to make our wedding day special. He is a very pleasant, professional and talented gentleman. I would recommend that anyone looking for a bagpipe player should definitely talk to him.

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Christine savage

13 Nov 2018

"Matt is a very good piper and was fabulous at my Dads funeral. He is very professional and respectful. Lots of people expressed how good he was and I would definitely use him again and highly recommend him. He put that extra special touch into what was a very sad day for our family.

Thanks again Matt you gave my dads send off that very special touch

Best wishes

Christine Savage"

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Emily Peters

10 Aug 2018

"Matthew was absolutely fantastic. It was my partners dream to have the bagpipes at our wedding and Matthew defiantly made that come true. He responded straight away and was professional from start to finish. His playing was brilliant and all our guests commented on how much they enjoyed the music.

Cant recommended him enough, truly made our day. Thank you."

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Alexia Adda

26 Oct 2018

Matthew did a fantastic job at my mother’s memorial. He patiently helped me put together the song list, played beautifully and rolled effortlessly with last minute changes to the schedule.

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Jan marshall

27 Mar 2019

"Mathew played the bagpipes at my father in laws funeral .

He made the day extra special for us all and accommodated our special requests , everyone at the wake afterwards commented on the piper

I would have no hesitation in recommending Mathew for your event"


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    Services offered:- Weddings, Corporate, Media, Birthdays, Funerals, Burns' Suppers and Other Events of your choosing.

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