Lachlan started drumming at the age of 5 under the tuition of Scott Niven.

He was part of the Bucksburn & District Pipe Band that claimed the world championships title for novice juvenile in 2008. He remained with Bucksburn’s grade 2 band until 2013, teaching and developing brand new snare drummers.

In 2014 and 2015 he played for Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band in Grade 1.  Since then he has had stints at City of Discovery Pipe Band and Deeside Caledonia Pipe Band before finally joining the Scottish Power Pipe Band in 2019, being crowned Scottish Drumming Champions within his first season.

Outside of pipe band, Lachlan plays the guitar, piano and the drum kit.