Callum Watson (BMus, Monash University) is a Victorian Highland Bagpiper. He is an acclaimed, world-class bagpipe soloist specialising in music for wedding ceremonies, funeral services and public events located across Victoria.
Callum will bring a touch of theatre with his emotive performances helping create an event you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. As a part of his music degree, Callum majored in composition and studied music arrangement for which he is sought after internationally. So if you require something unique through to standard tunes, Callum is the piper for your event.
You don’t have to be Scottish or Irish in order to have bagpipe music at your event, this is music for all.
How long the piper plays is totally up to you. We have packages to suit all possible needs.
Callum can play from the traditional Scottish repertoire or can perform your special tune.
A traditional dress uniform will be worn at your event which adds a unique touch to your photos.
Bagpipes are suitable for any range of environments including beaches, parks, gardens, or traditional churches and halls. Contact us today, we'd love to have a chat.
Callum's achievements include:
- Performing as a soloist at the prestigious Melba Hall, Melbourne University.
- Playing with Rock and Folk bands at major events and festivals.
- Performing on ABC and Nine radio in national broadcasts.
- Champion at Victorian piping competitions both as a soloist and in bands.
- Composing and arranging tunes for bands internationally.
PIPER FOR HIRE
Callum is available 7 days a week to play the bagpipes in Melbourne, Geelong and Country Victoria.
WE ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING
Music for Funeral Services
Debutante & Scottish Balls
Burns Nights & Suppers
New Year's Eve
Recording Session Work (able to record overdubs remotely)
Anywhere you need a Piper
In some instances and if you provide enough notice we can organise a drummer to accompany Callum. Please enquire for more information.
We can also cater to your audio requirements for your event. This is a great option if you are looking for high quality sound for your music. You'll save a lot of money as you wont have to pay for another persons travel! It is highly recommended if you want Callum to play with a recording.