Bagpipes and the creation of new innovative highland bagpipe music influenced by the Celtic / Scottish bagpipe tradtion is the specialty of Scott Cawthon, one of five Cawthon bagpipe artisans.
Donald and Jock MacLellan, Scottish immigrants and family friends first introduced him and his four brothers to playing the bagpipe during the 1960’s. He began taking bagpipe lessons from Donald MacLellan at the ripe old age of 8. H also had tutoring from local bagpipe instructors Nelson Frew and John Goodenow.
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Scott provided bagpipe music for MacPhees Family Restaurant & Pub at the 7th Annual “Taste of Clarkston” feastival in Clarkston, Michigan this past weekend.
MacPhees Family Restaurant & Pub is located at 650 S. Ortonville Rd., Ortonville, Michigan.
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Hello bagpipe lovers and welcome to our new piping season. We have a great year of entertainment, festivals and events lined up.
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“Amazing Grace” is on the top of the list of bagpipe music to complete for the next CD release. Samples will be posted when available. Also, the samples on the audio page will be updated soon.
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Bagpipe music to be heard this weekend at the Belleville, Michigan Strawberry Festival. Scott will be there 7:00 – 8:00pm Friday, 12:00pm to 2pm Saturday.
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Leaping Ghillies music is now available, please come checkout our new music.
A couple of new recording projects are in the works. Many songs are in the concept phase. “Amazing Grace” will definitely be on the hit list.
This is a thank you note from the Daughters of Scotia where I played last month.
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Scott is preparing an educational program “Beauty of the Bagpipe” for schools and chruch functions. Also, he has started tutoring the bagpipes.
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