Connor Sinclair is a talented multi-instrumentalist from Crieff, Perthshire. He started to learn the Highland Bagpipes from the age of 5, which led to an incredibly successful and varied piping career. An accomplished solo piper, Connor has won many prizes – including the Silver Medal at the Northern meeting in 2016 – and was personal piper to Alex Salmond during his time as First Minister of Scotland.
Connor has also won the World Pipe Band Championships twice as a member of the Grade 1 Field Marshall Montgomery Pipe Band, in both 2014 and 2016.
Connor attended the Edinburgh Music School at Broughton receiving tuition on bagpipes and piano. He now studies Scottish Traditional Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he focuses on bagpipes, whistle and flute, although he also enjoys playing the guitar and mandolin.
Connor’s musical influences are hugely varied and come from being immersed in Scottish music, culture, and history his whole life.