Danny joined Shotts in 2016 and is originally from Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. However he currently lives in Glasgow and is a music student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Danny was previously a member of Buchan Pipe Band and played with them for several years, including when they won the worlds in 2013. He is also a member of the National Youth Pipe band of Scotland and travels across the world performing with them and in 2017 he became Pipe Sergeant of their Development Band. Danny currently receives tuition from Willie McCallum and Finlay MacDonald at the Royal Conservatoire and private piobaireachd tuition from Dr. Jack Taylor. Above all this Danny still finds time to perform alongside some of the biggest names in Scottish music such as: Jenn Butterworth, Ally Bain, Phil Cunningham and has even worked with John Ashton Thomas.