Irish Hills Piper

Bagpipes from San Luis Obispo, CA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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Catherine is one of the most talented professional pipers in San Luis Obispo and on the Central Coast with over 25 years professional experience playing the bagpipes. Catherine adds that Celtic element to your special event. While a newer member to Gigmasters, her broad experience includes weddings, parties, funerals and military, firefighter and police ceremonies. As Pipe Major of her own student ensemble, Catherine can provide clients with a mini band of Pipers and Drummers to augment that special ceremony. Catherine's experience as lead instructor for the Central Coast Pipes and Drums and Pipe Sergeant for the Monterey Bay Pipe Band, an award winning competition band, makes her a top choice when hiring a Bagpiper.

Catherine began her training on the Great Highland Bagpipes at age eight studying under renowned instructor Pipe Major Sandy Jones. She has followed her passion by competing regularly. For the past fifteen years she has been an instructor preparing the next generation of pipers to share in the dignity and joy of the Great Highland Bagpipes. Many of Catherine's students have won medals in solo competitions.

Catherine has performed with the world famous Chieftans, the Vocal Arts Ensemble of San Luis Obispo, at graveside services at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia and for memorials at sea. She donates much of her time piping for community related and non-profit organizations including Relay for Life events which support cancer research, the Peace Officer's Memorial, and Veteran and Memorial Day ceremonies.

Catherine's musicality and professionalism, as well as her graceful and accomplished technique will enhance any ceremony. She is extremely versed in helping you find the perfect music to enrich your event from her repertoire of beautiful and evocative medleys.

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Funeral

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She was fabulous ! I needed her to play at two locations, and she was extremely accommodating. The music was beautiful, and her rendition of Amazing Grace was outstanding. Not only was she completely professional but also very nice. I would highly recommend Irish Hills Piper

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Memorial Service

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Catherine was great to work with. Great communication, timeliness, and performance.

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Club Event

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Irish Hills Piper was clearly one of the highlights of our event. Her music was a nice surprise for our guests, set the tone and atmosphere. She was also a welcome and pleasant part of our event. Her contribution to help make our Hickory Golf Classic a success and raise needed funds and recognition for the Blind and Disabled Golf program is appreciated by all! Thank you Bob Kotowski PGA Director California Blind and Disabled Golf Classic Santa Barbara Olde School Hickory Classic

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2018
May
1
Wedding
Clovis, CA
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2018
May
4
Fundraiser
Santa Maria, CA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
May
6
Community Event
Grover Beach, CA
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
2018
May
12
Wedding Ceremony
Atascadero, CA
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2018
May
28
Community Event
Santa Margarita, CA
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
2018
Sep
15
Wedding
Arroyo Grande, CA
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2018
Apr
20
Memorial Service
Morro Bay, CA
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2018
Mar
17
Celebration of Life
Atascadero, CA
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2018
Mar
17
St Pat's Parade
Orcutt, CA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
2018
Mar
16
New Life Community Church
Pismo Beach, CA
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2018
Mar
15
Laguna Middle School
San Luis Obispo, CA
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2018
Mar
13
Cambria Cemetery
Cambria, CA
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Select from over 300 tunes!
A few of the tunes including:
Dark Isle
Skye Boat Song
Welsh Lullaby
My Home
Amazing Grace
Highland Cathedral
Mist Covered Mountains
Flower of Scotland
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
Fund Raisers
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 Irish Hills Piper will also travel to Avila Beach, Los Osos, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Atascadero, Grover Beach, Oceano, Arroyo Grande, Creston, Cayucos, Templeton, Harmony, Nipomo, Paso Robles, Guadalupe, Santa Margarita, Santa Maria, Cambria, Cholame, San Miguel, Los Alamos, Casmalia, Shandon, San Simeon, Bradley, Lompoc, San Ardo.
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