Pipe Major Cameron Edgar is a professional bagpiper for hire in Yorkshire covering Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Halifax, Huddersfield, Hull, Doncaster, Harrogate, Middlesborough, Nottingham, York and Manchester.
He has over 40 years piping experience playing at events of all types 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 abroad.
Such experience means that Cameron can guide and assist you to get exactly what you require from hiring a piper. With the benefit of hundreds of functions over the years Cameron treats every hire individually and can adapt to exactly what you require.
As well as the Highland Bagpipe, Cameron also plays Scottish Smallpipes and Uilleann (Irish) Pipes.
Throughout a piping career spanning 40 years he has won many solo piping competitions and is a former World Champion with the World famous Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band.
In addition to being a qualified adjudicator of solo piping and pipe band competitions overseen by The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association he is also a qualified piping instructor and can offer courses of lessons.
Some of Cameron’s more notable achievements to date include:
- World Champion with Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band
- Judged the Grade 1 Final at the World Pipe Band Championships
- Five times North West England Piping Society Champion
- Scottish Pipers Association Winner
- Cowal Highland Gathering Winner
- North East England Winner
- Scottish Piping Society of London Winner
- National Mod Winner
The following files offer samples of Cameron playing which starts with a video from a very chilly Catterick Racecourse in January for Burns Night:
Highland Bagpipes – Hornpipe and Jig
Highland Bagpipes – March, Strathspey and Reel
Uilleann Pipes – The Fairy Child and Colonel Fraser