John has played bagpipes at hundreds of funerals, memorial services, and celebrations of life. He also has vast experience playing military funerals with honors. John has played in a variety of settings, from graveside services to churches. He will work with you to create the respectful and honorable experience you desire for your loved one.
Tunes that are reflective and somber in nature help those in mourning process their feelings for the passing of a loved one. Traditional aires such as Skye Boat Song, Loch Duich, Mist Covered Mountains, Amazing Grace, and Flowers of the Forest have helped many for generations grieve their loved ones throughout Scotland and the world.
Planning a loved one’s service can be a difficult time for you and your family. If you or a loved one are looking for support please don’t hesitate to explore these resources: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/groups/grief/or/portland