A Traditional Funeral Bagpiper
Funeral Packages include:
- Traditional & Appropriate Music to depart from the home or another venue.
- Music as mourners arrive at church, chapel or crematorium.
- Music as coffin enters church, chapel or crematorium.
- Leading coffin to the graveside with mourners.
- Fitting music at final farewell.
I work closely with funeral directors and family members. To ensure each occasion is unique, and individual requests are delivered exactly.
A wide repertoire of music is available, and I can accommodate requests for specific songs.
Contact: Malcolm Smith
I’m a professional Scottish bagpiper for hire. Available 7 days a week. I grew up in Glasgow and started learning the pipes at 11 years old. Then moved to the north of England in my early 20s. I have 30 years continuous experience playing to a high standard with pipe bands in Scotland and England. I’ve performed at hundreds of events as a solo musician. Including weddings, funerals, birthday parties, and more.
I perform the bagpipes weekly throughout Cumbria & The Lake District. And also travel to Lancashire, Yorkshire, County Durham, The Scottish Border and further afield on request.
Scottish Bagpiper for Hire
Most importantly, I take pride in every performance and value the feedback and appreciation I receive from customers.
Visit my Facebook page (link above) or ‘News & Reviews’ (link below) to find 5-star reviews and recommendations from satisfied customers.
A Selection of Bagpipe Music for Funerals
Please note: This is a small selection of the tunes I can play. And I regularly learn new music on request. If you’d like another piece for your occasion please ask. Please also visit the Videos page for a sample of my playing. Thanks!
Most Requested- Amazing Grace, The Skye Boat Song, Flower of Scotland, Danny Boy, The Fields of Athenry, Mull of Kintyre, Braveheart Theme- ‘A Gift of a Thistle’, You’ll Never Walk Alone (Gerry & The Pacemakers).
Other Popular Themes- The Green Hills of Tyrol (aka The Scottish Soldier), The Battle’s O’er, Over the Hills and Far Away, The Leaving of Liverpool, Faith of our Fathers, Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms, The Isle of Innesfree, Going Home, The Dark Isle, The Mist Covered Mountains, Flowers of the Forest, Suo Gan (Welsh lullaby).