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Darrell Calvillo Bagpiper from San Bernardino, CA

Will travel up to 500 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 243 Reviews
  • 436 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2006
  • 13 Awards & Badges
  • Accepts Online Payment

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Darrell Calvillo is a top-rated bagpipe player serving all of Southern California including, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Inland Empire, and the High Desert. Darrell is an open class solo competitor, band leader, musical arranger, studio musician, instructor, and band clinician with over 20 years of professional experience in the music industry. Professional bagpiper for performances at concerts, parties, weddings, funerals, and memorials, and more. Experience the majestic sound, romance, and pageantry of military bagpipe and drum bands or the toe tapping melodies and dances of a Celtic pub band. He is available for any private or public performance as a soloist or with one of his ensembles. To make your event truly unique and special have a piper/drummer duet or a complete bagpipe band. Irish and Scottish dancers are also available on request! Darrell is a member of Celtic/World band Silent Planet and also performs as a guest artist with various bands and ensembles such as The Chieftains, The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and the Blue Man Group. Darrell is currently Pipe Major and Musical Director of the award winning Nicholson Pipes & Drums based in Westminster, California. In the entertainment industry, Darrell has recently has been featured by Lee Whittaker, KC and the Wright Combination, and Robbie Bray and also been in filmings for Capitol Records, Amazon Studios, Budweiser, CBS, E!, and TLC.


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Avg 5.0 | 243 Reviews

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Review by Joan M.

FuneralReviewed on February 17, 2024From San Diego, CA

Darrell was on time, courteous and professional. He delivered exactly what we asked for.

Review by Janice C.

Commitment CeremonyReviewed on February 16, 2024From Riverside, CA

His playing of the bagpipe was perfect. All that I wanted.

Review by Raquel K.

Community EventReviewed on February 15, 2024From Carlsbad, CA

Darrell Calvillo was at our school multicultural showcase, he was absolutely amazing! Very puntual ready to go 10 min before, he was flexible with some little changes, his performance gave to our event a great vibe. Totally recommend!

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Song List 

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  • Amazing Grace | hymn
  • Scotland The Brave | Former Scottish National Anthem
  • Highland Cathedral
  • Bridal Chorus ("Here Comes the Bride") | Richard Wagner
  • Wedding March | Felix Mendelssohn
  • Going Home | Antonin Dvorak (New World Symphony)
  • Sergeant MacKenzie | from "We Were Soldiers"
  • Greensleeves (Who's Child is This) | English Folk Song
  • The Gael | Dougie MacLean (Last of the Mohicans)
  • Auld Lang Syne | Robert Burns
  • The Rowan Tree | Trad. Scottish
  • Flowers of the Forest | Funeral March
  • The Black Bear | Trad. Scottish
  • The Highland Laddie | Trad. Scottish
  • Flower of Scotland | Scottish National Anthem
  • Skye Boat Song | Trad. Scottish
  • Dark Island | Trad. Scottish
  • The Soldier's Song | Irish Natonal Anthem
  • Danny Boy | Trad. Irish
  • Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby) | Bing Crosby
  • When Irish Eyes are Smiling | Trad. Irish
  • Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore | Trad. Irish
  • The Minstrel Boy | Trad. Irish
  • She Moved Through the Fair | Trad. Irish
  • Irish Jig | Irish Dance
  • Treble Jig | Irish Dance
  • Slip Jig | Irish Dance
  • Irish Reels | Irish Dance
  • Sailor's Hornppe | Scottish Dance
  • Highland Fling | Scottish Dance
  • Ghillie Callum (Sword Dance) | Scottish Dance
  • Reel of Tulloch | Scottish Dance
  • The Highland Laddie | Scottish Dance
  • Strathspey & Highlnd Reel | Scottish Dance
  • Sean Triubhas ("old trousers") | Scottish Dance
  • Barracks Johnnie | Scottish Dance
  • Scotch Measure | Scottish Dance
  • The Village Maid | Scottish Dance
  • Blue Bonnets Over the Border | Scottish Dance
  • Flora MacDonald's Fancy | Scottish Dance
  • Scottish Lilt | Scottish Dance
  • America the Beautiful | Samuel A Ward
  • God Bless America | Irving Berlin
  • Marine Hymn (Halls of Montezuma) | US Marines
  • Wild Blue Yonder | US Air Force
  • Caissons | US Army
  • Anchors Aweigh | US Navy
  • Semper Paratus | US Coast Gaurd
  • When the Saints go Marching In
  • Thunderstruck (Intro Only) | ACDC
  • Happy Birthday
  • Fight On | University of Southern Clifornia
  • Notre Dame Fight Song | University of Notre Dame
  • O' Come All Ye Faithfull | Christmas Song
  • Angels we have Heard on High | Chiristmas Song
  • Jingle Bells | Winter Holiday Tune
  • Piobeareachd (the great laments and salutes)
  • Retreat Marches
  • Slow Airs
  • Slow Marches
  • ...and too many more great tunes to put on this list!!!!

Booked Events 

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Upcoming Events

February 24, 2024 • Funeral
Sat2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Corona del Mar, CA
February 27, 2024 • Funeral
Tue1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Riverside, CA
March 1, 2024 • Funeral
Fri12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Riverside, CA
March 2, 2024 • Wedding
Sat3:30 PM - 4:30 PM San Juan Capistrano, CA
March 3, 2024 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sun6:30 PM - 6:45 PM Fullerton, CA
March 9, 2024 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat4:30 PM - 4:45 PM Palm Springs, CA
March 16, 2024 • Private Party
Sat5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Laguna Niguel, CA
April 20, 2024 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Palm Desert, CA
April 21, 2024 • Memorial Service
Sun9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Los Angeles, CA
July 12, 2024 • Wedding
Fri3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Fallbrook, CA

Past Events

February 20, 2024 • Celebration
Tue7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Laguna Woods, CA
February 16, 2024 • Funeral
Fri1:00 PM - 1:30 PM San Diego, CA

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