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Darrell Calvillo

Bagpiper from San Bernardino, CA Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 221 Reviews
  • 382 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2006
  • 11 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 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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Review by Cindy B.

Memorial ServiceReviewed on June 4, 2022From Anza, CA

Everything was wonderful! Showed up on time. Played as agreed. Very satisfied. I would just note tho I wish one of the drummers did not have “advertising” on the side of her drum.

Review by Christine B.

WeddingReviewed on May 20, 2022From Granada Hills, CA

Review by Andrea A.

FuneralReviewed on May 4, 2022From Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Darrell was so easy to work with. I had an idea of what I wanted him to play but he was very helpful with helping me figure out what would be best based on the service we were planning. Hes very responsive to calls and emails. Something I appreciate very much! And….the music was wonderful and a perfect way to make my dads service special. I would definitely hire Darrell again!

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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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Past Events

June 4, 2022 • Memorial Service
Sat7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Anza, CA
May 27, 2022 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Fri4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Oceanside, CA
May 20, 2022 • Wedding
Fri4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Granada Hills, CA
May 4, 2022 • Funeral
Wed2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
April 7, 2022 • Memorial Service
Thu2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Oceanside, CA
March 10, 2022 • Community Event
Thu5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Orange, CA
February 25, 2022 • Memorial Service
Fri10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Laguna Woods, CA
February 22, 2022 • Funeral
Tue5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Oceanside, CA
February 18, 2022 • Funeral
Fri2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Orange, CA
January 22, 2022 • Memorial Service
Sat2:00 PM - 2:45 PM San Juan Capistrano, CA
December 11, 2021 • Funeral
Sat2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Laughlin, NV
November 20, 2021 • Funeral
Sat11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Escondido, CA

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