Regions Covered: Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire, North Wales, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, Cumbria
Dress: Both No.1 and No.2 dress
Experience: Phil McConnell has been playing the highland bagpipes for nearly 40 years. As a member of the Royal Artillery Army Pipe Band in Liverpool, he has played on the Horse Guards Parade in the presence of the Royal Family. Phil has also been a member of the Clan McLeod Pipe Band, Chorley Pipe Band and is currently a member of the Warrington Pipe Band.
Phil’s passion allows him to offer his services as a bagpiper to many local parades and events as well as offering services to the public playing at Weddings, Funerals, Burns night celebrations, anniversaries, New Year Eve events and birthdays.
“Thank you so much for playing for our wedding – we had such a good time and you helped to make it really special. Thanks again.” – Kate and John
“Thanks again want to say a BIG thank you to you for playing such a wonderful part at Hayley and pails wedding you must have been so hot in that beautiful sunshine but you gave a lovely touch and every one enjoyed themselves once again thank you so much” – Sue and Harry
“Thank you very much. Your bagpipe playing was thoroughly enjoyed by all the guests.” – Kam and Mike
“I am contacting you on behalf of everyone especially the bride and groom (pam and mark) for the wonderful job you did at their wedding last Saturday (4th July 2009). A huge thank you to you for doing a great job, Mark was totally surprised and really pleased as was everyone
else. We would not hesitate to recommend you to others. Thank you for putting the icing on the cake for their special day. All the best for the future, keep up the good work We just wanted to email you and say thank you for an amazing job on our wedding day. We have had so many compliments about the piper and many people have commented on the piper being one of their favourite moments of the day. You were truly fantastic and it certainly helped make the day very very special for us. Hearing the sound of the pipes as I pulled up to church will certainly be something that I will never forget. Please let us know if you ever need any quotes or anything for promotion we would certainly be happy to oblige.” – Tracy Hume Below