Walker was appointed to the post of Pipe Major of The House of Edgar
Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band in August, 2010 following the announcement
of Pipe Major Robert Mathieson's retirement from the position.
comes from a family background steeped in the piping tradition, with
himself and his two brothers all experienced Grade 1 pipers. He is an
accomplished soloist and has a number of prizes to his name.
band terms, Gavin joined the Shotts & Dykehead band in 2010 from
Strathclyde Police Pipe Band, where he played for some 15 years, 3 years
of which he served as the band's Pipe Sergeant.
liked and respected gentleman and admired by the band's membership for
his professionalism, Gavin was the natural choice as their new Pipe