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Seattle's Bagpiper Neil Hubbard

Bagpipes from Bellevue, WA - Will travel up to 100 miles
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$200 - $450 per event
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UPDATE: Now available for virtual Internet performances for weddings, funerals, graduations, birthday parties, and any other type of event.

Gigmasters' Most Experienced and only full-time professional Seattle Bagpiper! Best of Gigmasters Award Winner 2012 - 2019.

Seattle's Bagpiper Neil Hubbard is professional, reliable, responsive to your needs, priced fairly, talented, well established, prepared, communicates well, easy to work with, always impeccably dressed. Visit Neil's website for more detailed information.

Rest assured Neil will go above and beyond to give you an excellent performance and great value for your money! Contact Neil today to book him for your event.

Providing high quality Scottish bagpiping performances in the Greater Seattle, Washington area since 1990, Neil has enhanced weddings, brought a high level of traditional honor to funerals and memorials, entertained at birthday parties, and added pomp and ceremony to many other events. Neil lives in Kirkland, Washington and will travel any distance to play at your event. He is the only full-time professional piper referred by Gigmasters for the Seattle area. All the others do it part-time around their other jobs.

Neil has been the Resident Bagpiper at the Golf Club At Newcastle since 2004, piping the sun down from May through September. Neil also teaches Seattle Firefighters, Seattle Police, King County, and Snohomish County Firefighters Pipes and Drums. In association with these bands Neil can provide a quartet, mini band, or massed pipes and drums. Contact Neil today for a special rate.

The majestic sound of the Great Highland Bagpipe has been used for centuries to inspire warriors, welcome royalty, mourn the dearly departed, celebrate weddings, and bring distinction to virtually any other event. This awesome and powerful instrument adds emotional impact to any occasion, and a piper always provides a striking visual focal point.

As a competitive solo piper, Neil perfected his musical skills, and piping judges have consistently praised him for his "lovely, expressive playing", "great sounding pipe," and "excellent tone and tuning". Neil is a successful solo piping competitor, having played on the boards in Scotland, Canada, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

As a long-time member of the Keith Highlanders Pipe Band, Neil has competed multiple times at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. Playing in this grueling, high pressure contest has honed Neil's confidence as a performer. Neil has performed at many more diverse celebrations including Carnaval in Mazatlan, Mexico, Fourth of July in Ketchikan, Alaska, and the week-long 1000th Anniversary of Clan Keith in Inverurie, Scotland. Neil has made many television appearances and has been featured as a soloist in the Keith's annual Kirkland Performance Center shows since 1998.










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100+ GigMasters Bookings
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A GigMasters member for 10+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2019!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2018!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2017!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2016!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!
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One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2012!

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Wonderful player, we had discussed the volume of the bagpipes prior to the service. I have heard bagpipes that were really too loud, but Neil somehow modified the bagpipe sound so that it was really pleasing level of volume. Highly recommend

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Best thing I did for my cousin's funeral & everyone loved his piping. 100% high-class professional & very adaptable to our changing requirements on the fly. My only wish is to hear more of his repertoire! Highly recommended!

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Seattle's Bagpiper Neil Hubbard’s Response:

Thank you so much for your kind words, Tom. It was a pleasure to be able to provide some music for you and your family. Take care.

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Memorial Service

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More than I expected. Neil’s experience and professionalism brought a true honor to the memorial for my Dad.

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2020
Aug
8
Birthday Party (Adult)
Ellensburg, WA
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2020
Jul
2
Birthday Party (Adult)
Tacoma, WA
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2020
May
9
Community Event
Redmond, WA
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2019
Mar
16
Restaurant Event
Kirkland, WA
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2019
Mar
15
Saint Patrick's Day Party
Redmond, WA
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2019
Mar
7
Funeral
Poulsbo, WA
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
2018
Sep
29
Birthday Party (Adult)
Mount Vernon, WA
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Sep
1
Private Party
Edmonds, WA
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
2018
Mar
19
Funeral
Paramount, CA
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2018
Mar
9
Funeral
Seattle, WA
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
2017
Sep
30
Memorial Service
North Bend, WA
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2016
Mar
26
Funeral
Ellensburg, WA
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Scotland the Brave
Amazing Grace
When the Battle's Over
Green Hills of Tyrol
Abide With Me
Auld Lang Syne
Irish Eyes
Danny Boy
Lament for the Fallen
Cork Hill
Drops of Brandy
Donald, Willie & His Dog
Eilean Phrihonsa
Flett from Flotta
Garry Owen
St. Patrick's Day
Flower of Scotland
Flowers of the Forest
Gravel Walk
Highland Cathedral
From Scotland With Love
Intercontinental Gathering
Rocking the Baby
Rakes of Mallow
Lament for Mary MacLeod
Ave Maria
Marine Corps Hymn
Caissons
Anchors Aweigh
Air Force
Semper Paratus-Coast Guard
America the Beautiful
Shenandoah
The Foxhunter
Many Christmas songs
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Proms
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Baby Showers
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Happy Hours
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Events
Bachelor Parties
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Christenings
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Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Seattle's Bagpiper Neil Hubbard will also travel to Everett, Mercer Island, Kirkland, Redmond, Seattle, Issaquah, Renton, Lynnwood, Bothell, Port Gamble, Woodinville, Carnation, Indianola, Mountlake Terrace, Duvall, Fall City, Edmonds, Kent, Keyport, Rollingbay, Snohomish, Bainbridge Island, Maple Valley, Medina, Ravensdale, Kenmore, Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Pass, Vashon, Suquamish.
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