Over 16 years’ experience in bagpiping across the tri-state area. Currently Pipe Sergeant and Lead Bagpipe Instructor for the Torphy Pipes and Drums. You’ll find me professional, punctual, affordable and ready to add that memorable touch to your next special occasion.
The wedding went off without a hitch. NJBagpiper is a lovely man. He played as instructed and all the guests were impressed. His suggestions were on point. Guess he's done this a few times. Our family hails from Scotland so it was a small slice of home.
Michael was terrific, Ths song choices, his timing, and the quality of the music was great, we could not have asked for a better performance. We would highly recommend him.
The only issue, was paying for his perfomance, the thought was he would be paid via the website, since we put in a credit card, but the website took their fee using the credit card. But all things worked out in the end, so website poor, michael's performance great.
Mr. Hannigan was excellent - in his playing, in his attire, and in his professionalism. He showed up early and ready to go (in the rain, no less). He was very helpful in making sure about the order of our proceedings and carried out his performance flawlessly and regally.
My communications with NJBagpiper were clear and helpful before the event. I was made to feel at ease throughout the entire process. I would happily arrange to use the services of NJPiper again and readily recommend them to others.
Lang may yer lum reek!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
At NJBagpiper, our goal is to make your next event special and memorable. Whether its heralding a new bride and groom as husband or wife, or adding that somber touch to pay tribute to a loved one, NJBagpiper will do everything we can to ensure your complete customer satisfaction. We are flexible, affordable and intent on making sure we provide you with exactly what you are looking for. And in the event you don't know what you want, we can help there, too! Our 16 years of service provides us with a wide range of experience to make your next event touching or exciting. Call us today for a free quote.
Make any occasion memorable with authentic Irish and Scottish bagpipe music. Ideal for weddings, civil unions, anniversary parties, birthdays, funerals, memorials or any special occasion. I travel to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania offering affordable rates that work within your schedule.
My sixteen years of bagpiping has allowed me to play for the Chieftains, 9/11 ceremonies, governors, politicians, plus the occasional celebrity, as well as at major venues including Giants Stadium, Meadowlands Arena and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. My piping was also included on NBC's "Mercy" and in the "Rules of Golf" DVD created by the PGA.
Should you require a bagpiper for any occasion, feel free to call or email for quick, prompt attention. Thanks for the visit!
Past Booked Events
|June 24, 2017 • 4:00pm - 9:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|January 30, 2016||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|August 31, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 02, 2014||Wedding Reception|
|August 10, 2013||Funeral Service|
|July 18, 2013||Funeral Service|
|June 22, 2013||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 19, 2013||Church Service|
|February 28, 2013||Seminar|
The tunes I play are truly reflective of the kind of event I may be piping at. For a funeral or memorial service, it wouldn't be complete without hearing a stirring rendition of "Amazing Grace", "Danny Boy" or "Going Home" on the pipes. For a wedding, I tend to play more upbeat, toe-tapping tunes to get the crowd into the festive mood of the day. Special requests for tunes will be honored to the best of my ability.
|Denise Hannigan||Client Relations|
Influences & Inspiration
The Chieftans, The Dropkick Murphys, The Wolfetones and pretty much any type of Irish music that had my parents thinking back to their family roots.
There are no required items or equipment, nor special stage or setup requirements for our performance.
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