Alfred L. Barrow is available for all your bagpiping needs, desires, and wishes. As a
solo and band musician for both competition and performance, Alfred knows what he
is doing when it comes to piping your event. Among many occasions the pipes play,
the most frequent are:
Weddings: The Great Highland Bagpipe, at your wedding, can add everlasting
uniqueness to your special day. Alfred has piped several weddings where the
pipes highlighted parts of the ceremony to supplying pipe music for the entire
ceremony. The reception party also offers a fun atmosphere to add the
bagpipes. Whether you're looking to be piped in or suprise your significant
other at your reception.
Parties/Ceremonies, Kirking of the Tartans, Dedications, Obsequies,
Anniversaries, Presentations, Robert Burns Suppers, St. Patrick's Day, St.
Andrew's Day, Whiskey Tastings, and even paint ball battles.
Band Accompaniment: Folk, Rock, Symphonic, Gospel--You name it.
Whether you desire the sound of small pipes to accompany strings or wish to
achieve a sound that the Great Highland Pipes offer, that synthesizers just
seem to miss, Alfred can work with you.
Lessons: If the piping bug has bitten you, listening to pipe music just will not
do anymore. Alfred has over seven years of instructional experience and
offers custom lessons to suit your lifestyle. See my lessons page to read more
Alfred has experience with numerous events. In fact, Alfred has even planned
or assisted in the planning of and catered several of the events he piped at!
In addition to the above, Alfred can assist fellow pipers in Bagpipe set-up including
issues such as drone and chanter reed set up, general trouble shooting, and tuning.