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Christine

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About Christine

I am a piper in the northwest and have played at numerous Events in the North West
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Manchester
Public liability insurance of £1.2 million

Christine is an accomplished piper and has been playing for a number of years, Christine specialises in performing at many different events that are required of a piper, she can supply advice on the procedure and protocol in matters of funerals, surprise parties wedding's and Christmas and new year's eve. Christine's advice and expertise will help to make any event a memorable and special occasion for yourself and everyone in attendance, Christine is one of the few lady piper's in the North West which will make the occasion even more appeasing for your chosen event... For parties and surprise event's Christine has a repertoire of sing along tunes from Happy Birthday Elvis the Penny Arcade by Roy Orbison also Children's nursery rhymes, Irish Ballads like Danny Boy, Fields of Athenry and even a number of Polish Tunes and of course many different Scottish and Irish Tunes, Christine is also able to wear a different selection of Tartans to be appropriate for the occasion adding yet another touch of originality...… Make your occasion a memorable event with a Piper with a difference

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Christine's Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Amanda J
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Just perfect , highly recommend Just wonderful

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Louise B
8 months ago
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5 out of 5

Beautiful xx

Reply from Christine
8 months ago

Thank you for your lovely review it was a lovely service and a love day Everybody thanked us and we enjoyed playing the many request your family and friends requested Hope your reception went well x

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Sheeley M
8 months ago, for a Corporate event in SK1 4JL
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5 out of 5

Hi guys great music this afternoon. You definitely made our members big birthday extremely special. All of his guests absolutely loved hearing you play and so did our staff! We would without question highly recommend you to anyone looking to add a little something special to their event or function. Thank you from all of us here at MTRC Shelley - Dining Room Manager

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8 months ago, for a Funeral / Memorial service in Frodsham WA6
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5 out of 5

thank you both for making the whole day super special, I cannot imagine how dull n awful it would of been without you playing, and how you got from the church to cemetery amazed me. you truly have made me and my mom so proud of her big day, I would of rang personally but bit croaky just woke up, I will leave fabulous review x you both are so very special x

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Christine's Song list

Play List
Football Classics
Blue Moon – Manchester City
You’ll Never Die – Manchester United
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles – West Ham United
You’ll Never Walk Alone – Liverpool
Zed Car’s – Everton
Classics Include
Scotland the Brave
Flower of Scotland
Mull of Kintyre
Funeral – Popular requests include:
Amazing Grace
Faith of our fathers
Abide with Me
Going Home
Here I am Lord
O’Bread of Heaven
The Lord is my Shepard
Sing a Hymn to Mary
To be a Pilgrim
Morning has Broken
Catch the Sunshine
How great thou Art
Somewhere over the Rainbow
When the Saints Go Marching In
Danny Boy
Fields of Athenry
A mother Love
When Irish eyes are Smiling
The old rugged Cross
The green Flag
The old rustic Bridge
God save Ireland
Dawning of the Day
Minstrel Boy
Kelly boy from Killeen
Hail glorious Saint Patrick
St Patrick Day
Flowers of the Forrest
Sky Boat Song
I’ll take the high Road
Bonny Lassie
Roaming in the Grove
Scotland the Brave
Flower of Scotland
Mull of Kintyre
Sing Along Songs such as:
Wooden Heart
You are my Sunshine
This Old Man
Row Michael the boat Ashore
Nice one Cyril
When the Saint go marching In
OH NO Antonio
Daisy, Daisy and many more…..
If you cannot see it on the list, just ask..
Play List
Football Classics
Blue Moon – Manchester City
You’ll Never Die – Manchester United
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles – West Ham United
You’ll Never Walk Alone – Liverpool
Zed Car’s – Everton
Classics Include
Scotland the Brave
Flower of Scotland
Mull of Kintyre
Funeral – Popular requests include:
Amazing Grace
Faith of our fathers
Abide with Me
Going Home
Here I am Lord
O’Bread of Heaven
The Lord is my Shepard
Sing a Hymn to Mary
To be a Pilgrim
Morning has Broken
Catch the Sunshine
How great thou Art
Somewhere over the Rainbow
When the Saints Go Marching In
Danny Boy
Fields of Athenry
A mother Love
When Irish eyes are Smiling
The old rugged Cross
The green Flag
The old rustic Bridge
God save Ireland
Dawning of the Day
Minstrel Boy
Kelly boy from Killeen
Hail glorious Saint Patrick
St Patrick Day
Flowers of the Forrest
Sky Boat Song
I’ll take the high Road
Bonny Lassie
Roaming in the Grove
Scotland the Brave
Flower of Scotland
Mull of Kintyre
Sing Along Songs such as:
Wooden Heart
You are my Sunshine
This Old Man
Row Michael the boat Ashore
Nice one Cyril
When the Saint go marching In
OH NO Antonio
Daisy, Daisy and many more…..
If you cannot see it on the list, just ask..
Football Classics
Blue Moon – Manchester City
You’ll Never Die – Manchester United
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles – West Ham United
You’ll Never Walk Alone – Liverpool
Zed Car’s – Everton
Classics Include
Scotland the Brave
Flower of Scotland
Mull of Kintyre
Funeral – Popular requests include:
Amazing Grace
Faith of our fathers
Abide with Me
Going Home
Here I am Lord
O’Bread of Heaven
The Lord is my Shepard
Sing a Hymn to Mary
To be a Pilgrim
Morning has Broken
Catch the Sunshine
How great thou Art
Somewhere over the Rainbow
When the Saints Go Marching In
Danny Boy
Fields of Athenry
A mother Love
When Irish eyes are Smiling
The old rugged Cross
The green Flag
The old rustic Bridge
God save Ireland
Dawning of the Day
Minstrel Boy
Kelly boy from Killeen
Hail glorious Saint Patrick
St Patrick Day
Flowers of the Forrest
Sky Boat Song
I’ll take the high Road
Bonny Lassie
Roaming in the Grove
Scotland the Brave
Flower of Scotland
Mull of Kintyre
Sing Along Songs such as:
Wooden Heart
You are my Sunshine
This Old Man
Row Michael the boat Ashore
Nice one Cyril
When the Saint go marching In
OH NO Antonio
Daisy, Daisy and many more…..
If you cannot see it on the list, just ask..

Christine's Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£150
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£250
Packages
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£450
Add-ons
We try to provide a comprehensive service but if there is something you would like that is not listed then please let us know and we will price it accordingly.
£450
New Years
Piping in the new year plus providing an opening ceremony or playing during the evening. We try to provide a comprehensive service but if there is something you would like that is not listed then please let us know and we will price it accordingly.
£500
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

It is the enjoyment of the faces of the audience when the pipes start to play. Also at a memorial or funeral its the helping families to pay respects to there loved ones.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

St Georges Day Parade, weddings, funerals

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Queen Terry Carr

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Andre Rieu

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.”

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

No

How much time do you need to set up?

30 Mins at the venue, however we will discuss your requirements in detail before the event.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes, please let me know in advance if you have any special requests as my play list is not exhaustive.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

“Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play acoustically.”

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Please contact me to discuss your requirements. “If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it.
Musicianship
Genres:
Military, Traditional church music, Christmas, Classical, Ambient, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional English folk, Welsh folk, Country, Ceilidh, Jazz, Swing, Marching, Avant garde, Pop, Ambient pop, Vintage, Scottish music, Classical crossover, Early music, Musical theatre, Contemporary classical
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Event types:
Funeral / Memorial service, Wedding, Church service, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Burns night, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Birthday party, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise
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Other skills:
Transcription, Accompanist, Perfect pitch, Community music worker
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