Bagpiper for Hire - Vancouver BC
My name is Kevin McLean and I am professional piper with the six-time World Champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band. Enhance your special occasion with the sound of the great highland bagpipe!
I am available for hire year-round in the Metro-Vancouver, lower mainland area of British Columbia, but have travelled as far as France to provide piping services.
I have devoted much of my life to perfecting my piping skills and have experience in providing the highest quality of professional performances while working in high-pressure situations. With the band, I have performed at sold-out venues including the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, the Pentages Playhouse in Winnipeg, the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, and recorded a live CD at the Lincoln Center in New York.
As a solo piper, I have won several major local, national, and international competitions. Each year, I am hired to do a week-long tour of battlefields in France with the True Patriot Love organization. I have performed at numerous weddings, funerals, ceremonies, tournaments, and other special events.
You can watch this recording of my 2014 winning performance at the prestigious invitational George Sherriff Memorial competition in Hamilton, Ontario here:
You can also find out more about the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band at www.sfupb.com and check out our Facebook page for music and videos.
If I an unavailable on date requested, I have access to a wide range of top-quality pipers and can put you in contact with a suitable performer. The general fee for a piper in the Metro-Vancouver area is typically around the $250-$300 range depending on the services requested.
Contact me and I'd be happy to discuss the details of your event.