Bagpiper for Hire Portland, OR | John Goff, the Cascadia Piper

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Bagpiper For Hire: Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA

John Goff – the Cascadia Piper, a second-generation bagpiper has performed at hundreds of weddings, funerals, celebrations and parties. As a competitive bagpiper since 1984, John has won numerous prizes in bagpipe band and solo competitions. John is one of the most prolific pipers in the Portland area playing 82 times last year alone at events throughout the west coast from Vancouver BC to California’s Bay Area. John’s passion for performing shows in his exacting attitude to make every performance/event as perfect as humanly possible. John prides himself on free and clear communication with every person that contacts him and will always entertain any idea for an event. Feel free to drop him a line: johngoff@gmail.com

The name “Cascadia” comes from John’s love for the Pacific Northwest and his admiration of the values and ideas that are characteristic of this region. John is particularly inspired by the Cascadia movement, a growing social and cultural movement of responsibility towards our unique resources in the Northwest.

John lives in SE Portland, Oregon. Some of his greatest joys are traveling, meeting people, and playing his bagpipes throughout the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

“Our family and friends were so moved by your music at my dad’s graveside service at Fort Vancouver Military Cemetery last year. Your rendition of Amazing Grace brought tears to everyone’s eyes. Thank you for helping us celebrate a life well lived!” – Dee D.

John Goff, the Cascadia Piper