Michael Beeke

(Bagpipes, recorder, percussion, vocals)



One of Britain’s most innovative and original bagpipers, Michael is a European dance music specialist.  He is an expert in early music studying in particular the development of bagpipe repertoire from the medieval period to its present day place in modern folk traditions.  


A gifted composer of contemporary traditional tunes, he was a member of the John Dipper Band and has worked with a huge variety of performers across the folk and early music worlds.


He is currently developing his skills as a bagpipe maker.