Tony was a Pipe-Major in the Gordon Highlanders and served in H M Forces for a total of 26 years. During his service, he has played at many Royal Functions and Dinners, Military Parades, Tournaments and Tattoo's, including Edinburgh Castle, The Palace of Holyrood House etc., World - Wide Band Tours and European Film Premiers. i.e." The Battle of Waterloo" and "The Tunes of Glory " .
He spent four years in Brunei, as H M the Sultan's Piper and Pipe-Major of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. This duty encompassed Band Tours in the Far East and Northern Australia and also a recording of Combined Band Music of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces in Singapore.
Since leaving the Army, Tony has played on various occasions for H M the Queen and Family, many Corporate and Military Functions and Dinner's in London, including Clarence House, Mansion House, Astor House, Spencer House etc., including Europe and the Far East.
Whilst assisting with the musical advancement of the London Scottish Pipes & Drums in 2000, Tony had the honour of being on Parade for the 100th. Birthday Celebrations, for HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, in London's Horse Guards Parade, also at Clarence House and the 100th. Birthday Celebration Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle.