HIRE A PIPER - FROM $150 - ALL MELBOURNE SUBURBS
Leading the Bridal Party to the Polly Woodside, Melbourne. Photo courtesy of Jackson Loria.
FORMER WORLD, AUSTRALIAN AND VICTORIAN GRADE ONE PIPE BAND CHAMPION
SOLO PIPER, PIPING DUOS, DRUMMERS, MINI & FULL BANDS AVAILABLE
MELBOURNE, ALL SUBURBS, COUNTRY VICTORIA
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WELCOME TO MY WEBSITE
My name is Ross Bates and I am available 7 days a week to play the bagpipes in Melbourne and country Victoria.
I have been playing the bagpipes as a soloist and in bands for the last 36 years and have a wealth of professional experience. I have been a full-time piper since 1990, spending 15 years with the Victoria Police Pipe Band and working freelance since 2005.
Amongst my achievements in piping:
Please see here to read more about my background.
Leading the Bridal Party at the Immigration Museum. Photo courtesy of Leo Farrell.
My fees are based upon the time required at the venue and include any amount of piping within that time. They are also inclusive of traveling costs for the Melbourne metropolitan area. There may be a surcharge for country areas or to cover parking in the CBD.
Piping for a Wedding at Ace-Hi Ranch, Boneo.
WHY HIRE ME
The uniform worn will include the traditional Scottish kilt, in your choice of 6 tartans: Royal Stewart, Ramsay Blue, Hamilton Grey, MacKenzie and MacDonald, as illustrated below. Also available is the Murray Of Atholl tartan.
I have recorded samples of popular tunes such as:
I AM AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING
The written content of this website is 100% original. Portions of it have been transferred onto other websites without permission.
0427 181 164 or 0411 168 146
ABN: 24 591 526 576
Website created and maintained by Ross Bates
Last updated 22/10/2017
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