Bruce C. Wright

Bagpipes from Durham, NC - Will travel up to 500 miles
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Bruce Wright has played bagpipes for many high-profile events in central North Carolina, including the opening ceremonies for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, graduation services at the University of North Carolina, several events at Pinehurst, the opening of the 5-star Umstead Hotel in Cary, the annual Children's Christmas Eve service at Duke University Chapel in Durham, the annual "12 Days of Christmas" Scottish dinner at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, and many other events such as Burns suppers, charity events, church services, St. Patrick's Day celebrations, golf tournaments, country club dinners, private parties, and business functions, as well as weddings and funerals.

He has been playing the pipes for over 30 years and has studied piping under several of the most prominent piping instructors in North America, including Sandy Jones (former Pipe Major of the US Air Force Pipe Band and former Director of Piping at the Citadel in Charleston, SC), Colin MacLellan (Winner of the Gold Medal and the Clasp, two of piping's highest awards), and Ed Neigh (Former Pipe Major of the Grade 1 Guelph Pipe Band from Ontario, Canada). Bruce was the Pipe Major (Director) of the City of Oaks Pipe Band in Raleigh for over 10 years, and is currently the piping instructor for the North Carolina State University Pipes and Drums Grade 4 band. He currently plays with the NCSU Pipes and Drums Grade 3 (upper-level) band.

He is available for weddings, funerals, private parties, and all other events that would be enhanced by the pipes.
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Excellent. Bruce significantly added to the evening with his music.

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Bruce Wright did a wonderful job. Everyone enjoyed his playing of the traditional Burns Night pieces plus Christmas carols .

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He was an amazing piper! He was prompt and even took requests. We surprised my mother by having him come play for our family and she loved every second of it!

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2018
May
3
Club Event
Roanoke, VA
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2018
Jun
17
Family Reunion
Williamsburg, VA
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
2018
Jun
30
Wedding Ceremony
Danville, VA
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2018
Apr
13
Private Party
Hilton Head Island, SC
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Mar
3
Wedding
Raleigh, NC
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Jan
25
Celebration
Chapel Hill, NC
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
2018
Jan
20
Wedding
Bluefield, VA
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
2017
Dec
22
Birthday Party (Adult)
Chapel Hill, NC
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2017
Dec
22
Celebration
Mooresville, NC
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Prince of Denmark's March
Jeremiah Clarke
10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry Crossing the Rhine
Donald Shaw Ramsay
42nd Highlanders
Traditional
51st Highland Division at Wadi Akarit
LCpl W. MacDonald
79's Farewell to Gibralter
P/M John MacDonald
A Hundred Pipers
Traditional
A Man's a Man for All That
Traditional
A Nation Once Again
Traditional
Abide With Me (Eventide)
William H. Monk
Accordian Man
Traditional
Bagpipes
Celtic Bagpipes
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
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
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Bruce C. Wright will also travel to Clayton, Garner, Willow Spring, Cary, Raleigh, Angier, Smithfield, Benson, Knightdale, Coats, Four Oaks, Fuquay Varina, Selma, Wendell, Holly Springs, Eagle Rock, Dunn, Apex, Erwin, Zebulon, Bunn, Kipling, Middlesex, Kenly, Princeton, Rolesville, Mamers, New Hill, Buies Creek, Morrisville.
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