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I HAVE BEEN PLAYING THE BAGPIPES SINCE 1980 WITH PIPE BANDS, PLAYING SOLO COMPETITIONS AND PERFORMING VARIOUS EVENTS. MR. ROBERT GILCHRIST WAS MY PRIMARY TEACHER. BANDS I HAVE PLAYED WITH INCLUDE: LIONHART P.B. (ALEXANDRIA, VA), CHESAPEAKE & CALEDONIA (ANNAPOLIS, MD), DELMAR (WILMINGTON, DELAWARE) AND THE POLICE EMERALD SOCIETY (TOWSON, MD). I HAVE PLAYED GRADUATIONS PREVIOUSLY FOR
JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, GOUCHER COLLEGE, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, MCDONOUGH, GLEN ELG COUNTRY SCHOOL, JEMICY SCHOOL AND REDEEMER CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN. OTHER PAST VENUES INCLUDE
GOLF OUTINGS, ANNAPOLIS YACHT CLUB FOR THEIR BURNS NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY AFFAIRS, ST. ANDREWS SOCIETY OF BALTIMORE MD, HARFORD HIGHLAND SOCIETY OF HARFORD COUNTY MD AND THE BURNS SOCIETY OF ANNAPOLIS. DINNING IN AT
THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY AND DINNING OUT AT THE NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND AT PATUXENT RIVER, MD, NUMEROUS CHURCH SERVICES IN MARYLAND, WASHINGTON DC, VIRGINIA AND DELAWARE. THE LAST
FEW YEARS FOR ST PATRICK'S FESTIVITIES, I HAVE PLAYED FOR RIO CREATIVE FOR THE ANHEUSER-BUSH BASS PALE ALE PROMOTIONS IN ANNAPOLIS AND WASHINGTON DC AT LOCAL BARS AND RESTAURANTS, PARADE DAY AND ST. PATRICK'S DAY YOU WILL FIND ME WITH HIGHLAND AND IRISH DANCERS IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE & BALTIMORE COUNTY PLAYING AT LOCAL ESTABLISHMENTS. LAST YEAR OUR PATRONS WERE: THE FIREHOUSE, EMERALD TAVERN, O'HARA'S PUB, REDBRICK STATION, THE BARN, JERRY D'S, HAZELWOOD
INN, LAURELVILLE TAVERN, AND THE ANNUAL SAINT PATRICK'S PARTY FOR THE 10th WARD AT ST. ELIZABETH'S.



Shaw Golf outing
Francis once again I want to thank you for the fine job. I was reminiscing all
day and just to compliment you I have to say you are one of possibly the best
pipers I have heard over hear. Take care and I have your number now for
future events.
Slán leat agus béannácht deí
Padraig McDonagh

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Bagpiper Parkville, MD
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Bagpiper

Category: Music
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Performing within the Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington D.C. metropolitan Areas for over 30 years; Weddings, Funerals, Golf Outings, Graduations, Special Occasions, Parties, Parades, Military Venues, Gatherings and Events.

Solo Pipers, Quartets, Bagpipe Bands, Scottish Highland and Irish Step dancer's available.

I Played for their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duches of Kent at the Walters Art Gallery during their visit to Baltimore 6/22/84 with the infamous Pipe Major John McCruden. Rowdy Roddy Piper at the Baltimore Civic Center. Naval Academy for their Dinning In's Ceremony's and Dinning out's Patuxent NAS, Sale Baltimore's H.M.S. Southerland visit to Fells Point in Baltimore. Performances with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Strathmore in Bethesda and the Meyerhoff Symphony hall in Baltimore. The annual memorial service for the State of Maryland Anatomy Board of Maryland held at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville. Robert Burns Society of Annapolis, the St. Andrew's Society of Baltimore, Highland Society of Harford County, MD. Graduations include: John Hopkins, American University, Goucher College, Gilman, Glen Elg Country School and McDonogh.

I Started playing the bagpipes in 1980 with the John F. Nichol Pipe Band Towson Md. Other Bands include: Lionhart Pipe Band Alexandria Va., Chesapeake Caledonia Annapolis MD., DelMar Pipes and Drums Christiana De. and the Police Emerald Society Pipe Band Baltimore MD.

Your Guests will always remember the extraordinary and unique distinctive sounds of the Bagpipes at your next event for Years to come. Contact me for more Information and it will be my pleasure to assist and share in your Celebration or to Honor the Memory of a Loved One.

I look forward to serving you!
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 29