Appalachian Piper

This is the booking center for elite level bagpipe performing and teaching in Southern Appalachia. 

Photographer: Sarah Zucca

Photographer: Sarah Zucca


Residing in Waynesville, North Carolina, Cameron Nixon is your best source for bagpipe performing and teaching in Asheville and surrounding areas. Since starting the pipes at 12 years old, he has grown into a strong competitor in the solo bagpiping competition circuit, and is currently an instructor at the highly attended North American Academy of Piping and Drumming, the world’s longest running bagpiping school. In addition to regularly performing at formal ceremonies such as weddings, church services, military and non-military funerals, Cameron Nixon has performed along side former members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Metropolitan Opera, as well as presidential inaugurations for colleges and universities.

Cities by state where Cameron Nixon is frequently a bagpiper or bagpipe teacher are

North Carolina: Asheville, Highlands, Waynesville, Morganton, Hendersonville, Franklin

South Carolina: Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens

Tennessee: Johnson City, Elizabethton, Kingsport