Ryan Praskovich (Bagpiper)

Bagpipes from Columbus, OH - Will travel up to 10 miles
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Ryan Praskovich is a professional bagpiper, the highest level in competitive solo piping, living in Columbus, OH who is available to play for Weddings, Funerals, Church Services, Graduations, Parties, and other various events. With his experience and dedication to the bagpipes, Ryan has cultivated a repertoire of many traditional tunes that would be suitable for any event requested. As a solo competitor, Ryan has won many of the top prizes in the highest amateur grade level such as:
* 3rd place at George Sheriff Memorial Invitational (3rd best in North America)
* 1st place 2 years in a row at the Gilchrist Challenge receiving free airfare to compete in Scotland
* The McLeod Quaich and Medal for 1st place in Piobaireachd at Rural Hill Scottish Festival in 2015
* 1st place MSR at the Colonial Highland Games in 2015
* Competed at the MacGregor Memorial Piobaireachd Competition in Oban, Scotland reserved for the best pipers in the world under 22
* 1st place overall at the 2008 Balmoral Classic naming him "The Best Piper in the United States 18 and under."

Ryan has also played in Grade 1 bands which is the highest level of competitive band playing. Ryan competed with the 78th Fraser Highlanders from 2013-2014 where in 2014 were crowned the Champion Supreme Pipe Band in Ontario, Canada. They also competed at North Berwick Highland Games placing 3rd, and the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland where they made it to the final round of competition and placed 11th in the world.

Ryan would like to make your special event a more memorable one with the sound of the Great Highland Bagpipes.
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Ryan is extremely professional and incredibly talented! Highly recommend!!

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My family couldn't have been more pleased. Quick, easy initial contact- very flexible/ accommodating with arrangements. Extremely talented and personable. Ryan exceeded our expectations. We definitely recommend!

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You can stop your search! You've found your bag bagpiper! Ryan was Unbelievable right out of the box! He is exceedingly professional and polite! With only a two days notice he responded immediately and was extraordinairely accommodating! As far as Talent goes he's top notch!! My advice to you is to stop your search, you've found your bag bagpiper. Simple as That! Professional Unbelievably accommodating Awesomely talented Highest possible recommendation So Satisfied he didn't even have to pay me for this review! Just hire him plain and simple!!

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2019
May
11
Wedding Ceremony
Columbus, OH
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
2018
Mar
16
Celebration
Reynoldsburg, OH
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
2018
Feb
24
Funeral
Waverly, OH
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
2018
Feb
2
Funeral
Sunbury, OH
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
2017
Oct
28
Wedding Ceremony
Columbus, OH
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2017
Oct
21
Wedding Ceremony
Canal Winchester, OH
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2017
Aug
12
Family Reunion
Westerville, OH
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Weddings
Celebrations
Funerals
Concerts
Events
Banquets
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Graduation Parties
Holiday Parties
Memorial Services
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Commitment Ceremonies
Retirement Parties
Church Services
Anniversaries
Labor Day Parties
Memorial Day Parties
Studio Session
Wedding Cocktail Hours
Community Events
Please note Ryan Praskovich (Bagpiper) will also travel to Westerville, Blacklick, New Albany, Worthington, Lewis Center, Reynoldsburg, Galena, Dublin, Powell, Groveport, Hilliard, Pickerington, Johnstown, Pataskala, Amlin, Grove City, Canal Winchester, Sunbury, Unionville Center, Alexandria, Galloway, Lockbourne, Croton, Marysville, Baltimore, Delaware, Plain City, Centerburg, Carroll, Broadway.
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