Bagpipe Players can really add a unique effect for funerals and memorial services.
Traditional Church Services often incorporate Bagpipes at the beginning and at the close of the service.
The acoustics in the church setting is moving and impressive.
In some cases the Bagpipes can be accompanies by the choir or other the traditional pipe organ.
Tunes from the Bagpipes can include “Danny Boy”, Going Home”, The Skye Boat Song” and “How Great Thou Art”.
Coordination with the Church officiants and family is handled by the bagpiper or planner.
Graveside ceremonies commonly use Bagpipes for thel conclusion of the funeral with “Amazing Grace”.
Bagpipes at the final resting place is comforting to have.
Music is not always available for the conclusion at the ceremony.
Bagpipes is a simple way to fill the air with this historical sound and melodies.
When the hearse/coach arrives at the cemetery, having the bagpipe lead the casket to the graveside is a memorable start for the final portion of the funeral.
Military, Fire and Police services often have bagpipes as part of the ceremony.
Bagpiper Harry Farrar has performed at thousands of services in the Southland including the National Cemeteries in Riverside, Westwood, and Bakersfield, with honor.
Harry Farrar is the preferred piper for Oakwood, San Fernando Mission and the largest cemetery in North America- Rose Hills Cemetery.
Harry Farrar has been performing service at all the notable Forest Lawn Cemeteries since 1981- and is the house bagpiper on call.
A small group of pipes and drums is nice for parades and official ceremonies.
Events like July 4th, and Memorial Day are good venues for Bagpipers and Drummers.
Burials at Sea and ceremonies at Sunset or Sunrise are settings where the flexibility, and simplicity of having a single Bagpipe Player is a great convenience.
There are many other types of service locations that Bagpipers are used for.
Bagpipers are a good fit at Private Estates and Homes, Country Clubs, Historical Landmarks and countless famous locations is requested often.