Bill Hawes and his sister Jeanie Hawes Schultz are available to play for weddings, special occasions, celebration of life ceremonies and funerals.
They have been piping since they were a wee lad and lassie and both have credentials and accolades having competed in Scotland and North America. As well, both Jeanie and Bill have studied under world class pipers in Scotland.
They have won prizes at the Professional level at the following venues:
- Northern Meeting, Scotland
- Isle of Skye Gathering, Scotland
- Cowal Games, Scotland
- Numerous contests through out North America
Between them they have played for over 1000 weddings.
They also had the distinct honor to play by appointment to Her Royal Highness Princess Anne by command performance.
In addition, they have also performed for various celebrities such as Robin Leech, the Annual Celebrity Ski Challenge at the acclaimed Fairmont Resorts, and many other dignitaries and events.
Recently, they have piped at the following ceremonies:
- SAIT Graduation Ceremonies
- Mount Royal University Graduation Ceremonies
- Chartered Accountants and Chartered Professional Accountants Graduation Ceremonies
Jeanie and Bill are available for hire to play individually or together.
Directly contact The Highland Shoppe to inquire about rates and booking availability for Bill or Jeanie for your special occasion!
They have repertoire of over a couple of hundred tunes. Below is a list of the most popular tunes they have been asked to play. These are only a sample of tunes that they play. Every occasion is different for each person and Bill and Jeanie are happy to work with you to make your occasion memorable for you.
Morag of Dunvegan
The Brown Haired Maiden
Tyree Bridal Song
Signing of Register
Old Wife of Mill Dust
Scotland the Brave
Man from Skye
Special Events & Non Traditional
Canon in D
Celebration of Life & Funerals
Mist Covered Mountains
Skye Boat Song
Flowers of the Forest
The Sessionals Celtic band is also available for hire for your special occasion.
Inquire through The Highland Shoppe for rates and booking availability.