What better way to add that unique ingredient to your special day than with the skirl of the pipes.
Highland Piper Scotland Curriculum Vitae
Highland Piper Scotland and Pipe Major, Andrew Coulter started his piping career whilst serving with the 1st Battalion Irish Guards Pipes and Drums. From the beginning Andrew participated in the Trooping of the Colour and Beating Retreat at Horseguards. He has played at many state occasions at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle before Her Majesty the Queen, Members of the Royal Household and Heads of State. Andrew has had the opportunity to play around the world including Australia, Austria, Canada, the United States of America and Scandinavia but to name a few. On leaving the army Andrew took up the post of Pipe Major of Harrods Pipe Band. This presented him with many opportunities to play for visiting stars.
Andrew has now gone solo as a Highland Piper Scotland since deciding to settle in Scotland with his family. On this solo route he has accompanied Livingston Brass Band in Germany and played at fundraisers for Charity. Andrew regularly pipes for Contiki Tours at the Murryfield Hotel, Edinburgh where he provides entertainment to tourists coming to Scotland. He has piped many brides down the aisle over the years, piped in the Haggis at Burns Suppers and many other special occasions such as Regimental Association Dinners, Masonic Dinners and provides a dignified service at funerals.
Particulars of Service
On your big day, Andrew will be able to pipe whilst your guests arrive at the wedding ceremony, pipe the bride up the aisle, during the signing of the register and escort the bride and groom out of the venue. Highland Piper Scotland Andrew would then play whilst the photos are being taken. At the Reception Venue Andrew would be able to pipe as your guests arrive, pipe the “top table” to their seats and then the Bride and Groom. At this point he would toast the couples “health wealth and happiness” and request permission from the Bride to be dismissed. Andrew is extremely well turned out to the highest standard. He has numerous outfits which are kept in immaculate condition which you can tailor to your specific requirements.