Jonathan Graham

Jonathan GrahamJonathan Graham, 24, started piping at the age of 10 and was taught by Roddy MacLeod at the National Piping Centre. He has had much success in junior & senior competitive solo piping and has also competed with several pipe bands, most recently Scottish Power PB under P/M Chris Armstrong. Jonathan has been teaching in the Centre since he was 18 (including being Evening Class Coordinator for 2 years) and has also taught in Edinburgh University and abroad. He studied Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and in 2012 was awarded a 1st class Honours degree.

Career highlights include travelling all over the world playing for HM Queen Elizabeth II, the Dali Lama, being selected as the lone ‘Hero Piper’ at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games Handover Ceremony performing to 60,000 in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, India televised to 1 billion people, and most recently playing to a televised audience of 1.5 billion at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony alongside Amy MacDonald, Rod Stewart & Susan Boyle.