Introducing Tony K
Tony served with Her Majesty’s Forces for 26 years and his last appointment was as Pipe Major to HM Sultan of Brunei, Yang di Pertuan Hassanal Bolkia. Since leaving the Army, Tony has toured all over Europe with a travelling Orchestral Group called “Diva Opera”. Tony has played all over Southern England as a solo piper including Mansion House, Guildhall, and has even had the chance to play in the famous Edinburgh Castle.
Some other highlights of Tony’s career include playing at the O2 Arena with Paul McCartney and his band, Wings. Also, playing for the famous racing driver, Jackie Stewart, at both his home and RAC Club.
What made you learn?
“When Tony was 9 years old his local priest came to his house and gave him and his brother both practice chanters. The priest introduced Tony to an ex Pipe Sgt. from the Scott’s Guards who became his tutor. Piping has been a great passion since those early days”
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