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Darrell Calvillo

Bagpiper from San Bernardino, CA Will travel up to 500 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 207 Reviews
  • 363 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2006
  • 10 Awards & Badges
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $250 per event

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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 a member of the Prince Charles Pipe Band of San Francisco and has previously competed with competition bands in every grade. 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 | 207 Reviews

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Review by Donna M.

FuneralReviewed on February 7, 2014From Santa Clarita, CA

Darrell Calvillo is an outstanding bagpiper who made this booking so easy! We needed a bagpiper for a funeral of our dear friend's father. Darrell was the first to respond AND by phone. He began our conversation by extending his condolences. He was so personal, professional, and kind--exuding warmth and humor. While others responded later via email, we knew Darrell was OUR bagpiper! He made the planning SO easy. He readily responded by phone and arrived beautifully dressed in his formal kilt. He led the procession with class and dignity playing Amazing Grace and later Danny Boy. It was live-streamed to Ireland and they were also very impressed! Thank you, Darrell.

Review by Rani K.

WeddingReviewed on July 16, 2016From Lompoc, CA

Darrell and his band (2 pipers and 2 drummers) were a fabulous addition to our wedding! Our guests repeatedly commented on their talent. Even more, Darrell was unfailingly accommodating and professional, leaving us with no doubt whatsoever that we picked the right group! Hire them!!

Review by Brier L.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on July 23, 2011From Los Angeles, CA

Darrell did an excellent job at my daughter's wedding! All of the guests absolutely raved about him and his group of pipers and drummers - it MADE the entire wedding experience extraordinary! I highly recommend Darrell - he was very responsive to my phone calls and emails, he worked well with the surprise element for the groom, and his music was literally awesome!

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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"
  • Caoineadh Cu Chulainn (Cu Chulainn's Lament) | Trad Irish (Riverdance)
  • Greensleeves (Who's Child is This) | English Folk Song
  • How Great Thou Art | Trad. Hymn
  • Ave Maria | Franz Shubert
  • The Gael | Dougie MacLean (Last of the Mohicans)
  • Yesterday | The Beatles
  • Lord of the Dance | Sydney Carter (Lord of the Dance/Feet of Flames)
  • Morning Has Broken | Cat Stevens
  • Farewell to Music | Turlough O'Carolan
  • I'm Asleep, Don't Wake Me | Irish Air
  • 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
  • Star Spangled Banner | USA National Anthem
  • 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!!!!


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Upcoming Events

August 28, 2021 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Irvine, CA
September 10, 2021 • Funeral
Fri11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Long Beach, CA
September 16, 2021 • Funeral
Thu2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Corona del Mar, CA
September 18, 2021 • Wedding
Sat3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Lake Arrowhead, CA
September 29, 2021 • Event
Wed6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Las Vegas, NV

Past Events

July 27, 2021 • Funeral
Tue1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Riverside, CA
July 24, 2021 • Funeral
Sat5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Wildomar, CA
June 27, 2021 • Memorial Service
Sun2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Oxnard, CA
June 11, 2021 • Graduation Party
Fri6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Temecula, CA
June 5, 2021 • Memorial Service
Sat1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Newport Beach, CA
June 4, 2021 • Club Event
Fri1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Newport Beach, CA
May 27, 2021 • Funeral
Thu7:00 PM - 7:15 PM Oxnard, CA

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