Bagpiper

Séamus Ó Baoighill

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About Séamus

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Bagpiper
Bristol
BBC Radio Young Traditional Musician of the Year Finalist. Isle of Skye Bagpiper & Fiddler

Brought up on the Isle of Skye, Séamus was introduced to Scottish Traditional Music through the many sessions around the Gàidhealtachd. He furthered his music at Sgoil Chiùil na Gàidhealtachd under the tuition of Iain MacFadyen (pipes) and Iain MacFarlane (fiddle). Now Séamus studies Music, Irish and Mandarin at Queens University Belfast. Séamus was a finalist in the 2015 BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year award and has performed at the Hebridean Celtic Festival, Piping Live, Celtic Connections and Festival Interceltique de Lorient. Séamus' music has also taken him to Hong Kong, America and Switzerland.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Ceillidh, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Burns night, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Amazing Grace
Flowers of the Forest
Highland Cathedral
Scotland the Brave
The Black Bear
Castle Dangerous
Highland Wedding
The Dark Island
Skye Boat Song
Mairi's Wedding
Atholl Highlanders
Leaving Kintail
Leaving Lismore
Hector the Hero
The Green Hills of Tyroll
Customer questions

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

I always try my 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 please let me know as soon as possible.

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

No

How much time do you need to set up?

Set up time is minimal - 15 minutes max

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

Yes you are free to pick and choose whoever tunes you feel suits your need best from my set list

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes. I bring my own instrument to play acoustically.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

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)£50
Up to 1 hour£150
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£250