Hayley McInnes

Hayley McInnes is a highly respected musician who has been fortunate enough to share the stage with virtuoso accordionist Phil Cunningham and singer/songwriter, Paolo Nutini.

10896904_643286725783332_2609320256031876179_n_MG_4651From small intimate gigs to stadium concerts, Hayley’s experience is wide spread and diverse. Having graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with BA Honours in Bagpiping, Hayley has performed around the world with many professional musicians and bands. As well as being a solo performer, Hayley is currently competing with world famous grade one pipe band, Shotts and Dykehead.

For six years, Hayley has been teaching all ages and abilities at highly established arts centres including the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the National Piping Centre. Her high teaching abilities have allowed her to deliver tuition in primary and secondary schools throughout Scotland as well as further afield at the Italian spring school in Insernia.


At McInnes Bagpiping, we believe that music and entertainment are an integral part of weddings and civil partnerships. We are devoted to providing traditional Scottish bagpiping of the highest standard. Performing in full Scottish dress, we offer a variety of packages which can be incorporated into your special day. We also offer the option to customise your own package to suit your particular needs.

Please get in touch to check availability and receive your personalised quote.

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Wedding Packages

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Functions & Events

Having a bagpiper at your event can add a great Scottish flare and leave a lasting effect on your guests. Whether it’s a corporate event, graduation or family party, McInnes Bagpiping can promise to entertain and add a special touch to your event. Bagpipes can be included in so many different events and functions with McInnes Bagpiping working together with you to incorporate traditional music into your event. From corporate dinners to product launches, television appearances to public ceremonies and many more, McInnes Bagpiping can make your event extra special. Please contact us to discuss what we can do for your event.

Every year the life and work of Scotland’s most famous poet, Robert Burns, is celebrated on and around January 25th.

McInnes Bagpiping promises to make your Burns Supper one to remember and offers the following

• Play as guests arrive at the venue
• Pipe in the top table
• Pipe in the haggis
• Short tune set following dinner

The sound of the great highland bagpipes can be a fitting way to help provide a beautiful and meaningful send off for a family member or a close friend.

At such a difficult time, McInnes Bagpiping ensures a fitting tribute and offers appropriate repertoire suggestions as well as catering for your specific needs and requests.

Having a bagpiper at your event can add a great Scottish flare and leave a lasting effect on your guests. McInnes Bagpiping can provide a special welcome to your guests, entertainment during your evening or a fitting end to any event.


From seven year old children to retired music lovers, Hayley offers individual and group tuition in and around the Glasgow area. From complete beginners, to advanced pipers, Hayley caters for all levels and abilities, helping you to achieve your musical goals. Music graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and current piping instructor at Hutchesons Grammar School, Glasgow, Hayley is a highly respected instructor and offers tuition on a wide range of subjects including:

  • Reading and understanding music
  • Monotone exercises
  • Tuning and maintenance
  • Finger-work precision
  • Repertoire selection and arrangement
  • PDGB instruction
  • SQA exam preparation
  • Reed selection and setting

With over ten years experience in Pipe Bands and competing at the highest level in grade one, Hayley understands what is involved and offers instruction for pipe Corps. Hayley will work together with Pipe Majors and Pipe Sergeants to develop all aspects of playing within a Pipe Band.

McInnes Bagpiping provides the following services. Please contact us now for pricing and to book your lesson.

  • Individual Private Lessons
  • Individual Skype Lessons
  • Group Tuition
  • Pipe Corps Instruction


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