Matthew McRae has been playing The Great Highland Bagpipe for over 26 Years. Taught by his Father George at an early age, Matthew soon became a highly regarded and established Highland Piper within the piping community.
Crowds of all sizes have been mesmerised by the majestic moments that Matthew has created for their special occasions. His delightful sound has been heard in some of the most prestigious and well known venues across the UK. Audiences in the Royal Albert Hall, Hampton Court Palace, Kew Gardens, Soho House, Mosimann’s and even the Great British Pullman steam train have been enchanted by his historic Scotia sounds.
Testament to his professionalism and quality that each performance exudes, Matthew has been in demand by famous brands such as Walkers Crisps, Sony, STARZPLAY (Outlander), Panasonic, Burberry, Barrie (Chanel) and William Grant & Sons whisky distillery. Matthew has also appeared on a range of well-known TV, Film and Radio programmes: Chris Evan’s Breakfast Show (BBC Radio 2); Absolute Radio; Made in Chelsea, The Last Leg and most recently, The King’s Man, directed by Matthew Vaughn. He has also been commissioned as a session musician with the pop band Right Said Fred. Most notably Matthew has performed live with the world renown Irish folk band The Chieftains and along side the international multi-platinum selling classical crossover group Il Divo.
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