Funerals

For hundreds of years, pipers have been playing at funerals all over the world.  Pipes are seen at private funerals right through to state funerals.  The haunting sound of the highland bagpipe is seen as a final tribute to a loved one as they are laid to rest.  All pipers for Alba Bagpipes have a wealth of experience piping at funerals and will provide that much deserved tribute to your loved one.

We can offer all of the following which can be tailored to your specific requirements

Service

Pipe in front of the hearse as it drives away from a family home

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Pipe at the entrance whilst mourners arrive to service

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Pipe as the family car arrives

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Pipe immediate family into service

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Pipe whilst the coffin is carried into the service

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Pipe the reflection song (Using small pipes if preferred)

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Pipe at conclusion of service whilst mourners depart

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Pipe the coffin out of the service

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Pipe in front of the hearse as it drives away from service

Graveside Service

Pipe in front of the hearse leading to graveyard

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Pipe as the coffin is carried to its final resting place

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Pipe whilst coffin is lowered

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At the conclusion of graveside service pipe final lament