Pipe Major Bill Boetticher

Celtic Bagpipes from Ventura, CA - Will travel up to 100 miles
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Nationally known Pipe Major Bill Boetticher has been a professional for over 30 years. Notable events in his long musical career include the honor of playing for the funerals of FIRST LADY NANCY REAGAN, REVEREND BILLY GRAHAM, famed author TOM CLANCY in Baltimore, the 100th Birthday Celebration for PRESIDENT GERALD R. FORD in Grand Rapids, MI, a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, a service for a fallen Green Beret Sergeant at ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY. Bill has performed on stage with the CHIEFTAINS numerous times during their U.S. tours, the SANDRA BULLOCK/Jesse James wedding, playing for EWAN McGREGOR on the set of his movie 'Beginners', opening for 'Robbie Krieger and THE DOORS at the Canyon Club, the wedding of TV star MARK-PAUL GOSSELAAR, the surprise birthday party for Cheers star JOHN RATZENBERGER, the New York City St. Patrick's Day parade, TV, Radio, the soundtrack for the Academy Award winning "DEAD POETS SOCIETY", the London Philharmonic at Abbey Road CD, and hundreds of public appearances throughout Ventura, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties.
Bill is a Pipe Major for the Ventura City Firefighters Pipe Band and is a current and founding member of the Gold Coast Pipe Band in Ventura County.

Bill also plays the Scottish Small Pipes and the Parlor Pipes for more intimate occasions. Choose from traditional formal dress to the stunning military full dress uniform!

Bill will personalize his performance for every event and will always give a prompt and professional response to all inquiries. He will also give suggestions to those who have never incorporated a piper for an event.
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10+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
A GigMasters member for 10+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2017!

Wedding Ceremony

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Bill was great to work with! Very professional and played beautifully!

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Pipe Major Bill Boetticher’s Response:

Thank you Jesse, it was my pleasure to be part of such a creative wedding. Feel free to call on me at any time. Bill

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Funeral

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Great experience having Bill play for my husbands celebration of life. Highly recommend!

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Wedding

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Bill played during our wedding ceremony and he was absolutely wonderful. Our guests loved his playing! In addition to being a great piper, Bill is also a truly nice person. He was very professional and accommodating throughout the entire process, which we really appreciated. I give Bill my highest recommendation. He is fabulous!

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Wedding

September 16, 2018
$275 for 1 hr

Wedding Ceremony

September 08, 2018
$295 for 0.25 hrs

Memorial Service

May 23, 2018
$295 for 0.5 hrs

Wedding Ceremony

May 19, 2018
$250 for 0.25 hrs

Wedding

April 07, 2019
$275 for 1 hr

Memorial Service

June 02, 2018
$250 for 0.25 hrs

PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2018
Jun
2
Memorial Service
Ventura, CA
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
2018
May
19
Wedding Ceremony
Oxnard, CA
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
2018
Feb
10
Funeral
Camarillo, CA
11:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2017
Dec
2
Funeral
Santa Barbara, CA
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
2017
Sep
11
Community Event
Carpinteria, CA
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
2017
Aug
26
Wedding
Ojai, CA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
2017
Aug
12
Memorial Service
Ventura, CA
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Bagpipes
Celtic Bagpipes
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Please note Pipe Major Bill Boetticher will also travel to Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Port Hueneme Cbc Base, Camarillo, Santa Paula, Oak View, Point Mugu Nawc, Ojai, Somis, Newbury Park, Moorpark, Fillmore, Carpinteria, Piru, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Simi Valley, Summerland, Oak Park, Santa Barbara, Agoura Hills, Malibu, Brandeis, West Hills, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Woodland Hills, Chatsworth, Newhall, Castaic.
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