Bagpiping Vancouver

Derek G. Davidson

The uplifting skirl and somber sound of the Great Highland Bagpipes can bring a mystical and spiritual aura to practically any event or celebration. Although generally associated with all things Scottish, the inclusion of a bagpiper has become a common element at funerals, weddings, and multiple other gatherings and ceremonies.

Derek has been bagpiping for nearly 47 years. He has played at hundreds of bagpipe engagements in a variety of venues, has instructed dozens of bagpipers in several bands, and has developed a knack for troubleshooting and addressing bagpipe maintenance issues.

Bagpiper for Mainland Vancouver • Vancouver Island • Northwest Washington State

Vancouver-based bagpiper, Derek Davidson, is proudly available to perform across southern British Columbia and beyond. Derek’s bagpipe performances take him throughout the Mainland, on to Vancouver Island, and to northwestern Washington State. If you are considering bagpipe music for your event, please peruse the website.    

Funeral Bagpiper

Funerals & Memorial Services

The majestic music flowing from a well-tuned bagpipe assists families and friends in bringing a sense of calm closure while celebrating the life of a loved one.

Wedding Bagpiper


Bagpipers have been entertaining guests at weddings, banquets and parties for centuries. According to Scottish tradition, if a bagpiper greets the bride first, she is assured of a long and successful marriage.

Bagpipe Lessons, Instruction, Presentation, Maintenance

Bagpipe Lessons & Instruction

Learn to play the bagpipes and join the ranks of many others who share in the passion for this instrument. Derek has provided bagpipe instruction to individuals of all ages and pipe bands for nearly 40 years.

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