Piper John Dew

  • Tel: +44 (756) 397-0965


Originally from Crieff, Perthshire, John is a Traditional musician and composer. John is a competing piper and has won many prizes around the highland games in Scotland. In 2017 he won the open Strathspey and Reel Competition at The Lochearnead Gathering, runner up in the B/C grade Lochaber Axe for Piobaireachd, C grade piobaireachd first place at Inveraray Games and The Duncan Johnstone memorial Piping Competition. As well as solo success he also plays in the Grade 1 Inveraray and District Pipe Band who in 2016 won the Scottish Pipe Band Championships, The British Pipe Band Championships and were runners up in The World Pipe Band Championships. In 2017 they were crowned The World Pipe Band Champions and also won four out of the five major prizes in the season. They are current European Pipe band champions and have had the title for 3 consecutive years.

I charge £130 per function plus travel(Glasgow exempt). You may use my services for as much or as little as you would like for the entire day. Similarly if you would like a piece of bagpipe music specially composed for your special occasion, be that a wedding/celebration/funeral, that will be an extra £70 charge. This will include a live performance of the piece, a copy of the sheet music and an MP3 recording of the piece. You can follow Joh on Facebook at:

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