Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson
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Quality traditional Scottish bagpipes.
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- Quality traditional Scottish Piper currently with the "1st Battalion Scots Guards" for weddings, funerals, events, etc., to enhance the ceremonial aspects at important times with the assurance of extensive experience and a real sense of both style and occasion. Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson, KSG, OLJ, has been developing his extensive skills on the highland bagpipes since he was a seven year old Boy Scout. He has enjoyed a long and varied career playing and competing in pipe bands and also solo which has seen him perform in many countries around the world. Past Pipe Major of the "Pontefract & District Caledonian Pipe Band" who became grade 2 "All England Champions" in 2004. One of only two pipers in the United Kingdom who have been honoured with a State Knighthood and should you be seeking that true sense of Scottish style, tradition and expertise for your special day, David is the man when things need to be "right."
ExperienceYear Business Was Established1980# Of Weddings HostedMore than 50# Of People In Team1
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What is your most memorable wedding?
Playing at the wedding of the daughter of the Prime Minister of Ukraine (Julia Tymoshenko) in Keiv.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Traditional; colourful; upbeat; sparkling and entertaining.
What about your business are you most proud of?
The warmth and thanks for adding a special touch to a couples day.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Use tradition whenever it is appropriate.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Piping for guest's arrival / groom's arrival / bride's arrival / bride's entry / photography / couple's arrival at reception / grand entry into reception / Gaelic toast to couple / pipe out / first dance.
What makes a romantic first dance?
What is your number one floor-filler?
Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?
Strathclyde Police Pipe Band.
What is the soundtrack to your life?
Traditional Scottish Music.