About

James has played the bagpipes since 1980.  He is passionate about developing young pipers but works with beginners/intermediates of any age: from 8 to 80 - some younger and some older as well.

James holds the Scottish Qualifications Authority Level 6 Awards in Scottish Bagpipe Solo Performance and Theory.

His competition successes include:

  • Winner Grade 2 CLASP Pibroch at the World Solo Championships 2020

  • Winner amateur Pibroch at the Corby Highland Games 2018

  • First place CLASP Grade 2 Pibroch at the Scottish Piping Society of London’s annual competition 2016

  • Second place at the CLASP Grade 2 World Solo Championships 2016

  • First place CLASP Grade 2 Pibroch at the Army School of Piping Competition in 2015

  • Winner of the Alan Gilmour Quaich and Black Watch trophies at the Royal Scottish Piper’s Society’s Annual Competition in 2015.

Cambridge Bagpipes

23 Hills Avenue

Cambridge

CB1 7UY

07584 654 038

james_carnegie@hotmail.com