professional bagpiper

Awards for Fred Payne Champion Bagpiper

 

Professional bagpiper Fred Payne is an expert with his instrument. He has won three Western United States Championships and many awards as a bagpipe soloist and bagpipe band member.

2011: Solo Contests (Grade II)


June 4, Mt. Tamalpais Solo Piping and Drumming competition

  • 1st Place - March/Strathspey/Reel
  • 1st Place - Hornpipe/Jig

May 7 - 8, Sacramento Valley Scottish Games and Gathering

  • 2nd Place - March/Strathspey/Reel

April 16 - 17, Las Vegas Celtic Gathering & Highland Games

  • 3rd Place - Hornpipe/Jig

February 18 - 20, Queen Mary Scottish Festival

  • 3rd Place - March/Strathspey/Reel
  • 3rd Place - Piobaireach

2011: Band Contests (With Bushmill's San Francisco Irish Pipers, Grade III Band):

February 19 - 20, Queen Mary Scottish Festival

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 2nd Place - March, Strathspey,Reel

2010: Solo Contests (Grade II)

September 4 - 5, Pleasanton Highland Games/p>

  • 1st Place - 6/8 March

June 19, Northern Branch Contest

OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER!

  • 1st Place - Piobaireachd
  • 2nd Place - Hornpipe/Jig
  • 2nd Place - March/Strathspey/Reel

June 12, Mt. Tamalpais Piping and Drumming Competition

OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER!

  • 1st Place - Piobaireachd
  • 2nd Place - Hornpipe/Jig
  • 3rd Place - March/Strathspey/Reel

2010: Band Contests (With Bushmill's San Francisco Irish Pipers, Grade III Band):

September 4 - 5, Pleasanton Highland Games

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley

April 24 - 25, Sacramento Valley Games

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 1st Place - March/Strathspey/Reel

April 17 - 18, Las Vegas Highland Games

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 3rd Place - March/Strathspey/Reel

February 13 - 14, Queen Mary Scottish Festival

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 1st Place - March/Strathspey/Reel

2004: Solo Contests (Grade III)

WESTERN UNITED STATES CHAMPION
based on total points won

September 25, Dixon Games

  • 1st Place - 2/4 March
  • 3rd Place - 6/8 March

August 7 - 8, Monterey Games

OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER!

  • 2nd Place - 2/4 March
  • 2nd Place - Strathspey/Reel
  • 3rd Place - Piobaireachd

June 26, Campbell Games

OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER!

  • 1st Place - Strathspey/Reel
  • 2nd Place - 2/4 March

June 19, San Diego Games

  • 2nd Place - Strathspey/Reel
  • 3rd Place - 2/4 March
  • 2nd Place - Piobaireachd

April 24, Sacramento Games

  • 2nd Place - Strathspey/Reel
  • 4th Place - Jig

February 24, Mesa Games

  • 1st Place - 2/4 March
  • 2nd Place - Jig

February 14, Queen Mary Games

  • 3rd Place - Strathspey/Reel

2004: Band Contests (Playing with the Monterey Bay Pipe Band)

August 7 - 8, Monterey Games

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 1st Place - March Medley

May 29 - 30, Coast Mesa Games

  • 1st Place - March Medley
  • 2nd Place - Timed Medley

April 24 - 25, Sacramento Valley Games

  • 2nd Place - Timed Medley
  • 4th Place - March Medley

2003: Solo Contests (Grade III):

WESTERN UNITED STATES CHAMPION for 2/4 MARCH

October 5, Las Vegas Championship

  • 1st Place - 2/4 March

September 27, Dixon Games

  • 4th Place - Strathspey/Reel
  • 5th Place - 6/8 March
  • 5th Place - 2/4 March

August 2, Monterey Games

  • 3rd Place - Strathspey/Reel

June 21, San Diego Games

  • 4th Place - 2/4 March

May 3, Loch Prado Games

  • 2nd Place - Strathspey/Reel
  • 4th Place - 2/4 March

April 26, Sacramento Games

  • 2nd Place - Jig

April 19, Las Vegas Games

  • 5th Place - 2/4 March
  • 5th Place - 6/8 March
  • 5th Place - Strathspey/Reel

2003: Band Contests (Playing with the Monterey Bay Pipe Band)

October 4, Las Vegas Championship

  • 3rd Place overall

September 27, Dixon Games

  • 1st Place - March Medley
  • 2nd Place - Timed Medley

August 30 - 31, Pleasanton Games

  • 2nd Place - March Medley
  • 4th Place - Timed Medley

August 2 - 3, Monterey Games

  • 2nd Place - March Medley
  • 3rd Place - Timed Medley

June 21, San Diego Games

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 2nd Place - March Medley

June 14, Campbell Games

  • 1st Place - March Medley
  • 1st Place - Timed Medley

May 24 - 25, Costa Mesa Games

  • 3rd Place - Timed Medley

April 22 - 23, Sacramento Games

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 2nd Place - March Medley

2002: Solo Contests (Grade IV):

WESTERN UNITED STATES CHAMPION
based on total points won

October 5, Loch Lomond Games (CA)

OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER!

  • 1st Place - 2/4 March
  • 1st Place - Slow March

September 28, Dixon Games

OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER!

  • 1st Place - Slow March
  • 3rd Place - 2/4 March

August 31, Pleasanton Games

  • 1st Place - 2/4 March

September 21, Fresno Games

  • 1st Place - 2/4 March

August 3, Monterey Games

OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER!

  • 1st Place - 2/4 March
  • 1st Place - Slow March

May 25, Costa Mesa Games

  • 2nd Place -2/4 March
  • 3rd Place - Slow March

April 27, Sacramento Games

  • 4th Place - 2/4 March

Band Contest (Playing with the Monterey Bay Pipe Band):

October 5, Loch Lomond Games (CA)

  • 1st Place - Timed Medley
  • 1st Place - March Medley

1969: Solo Contest (Novice)

May, Santa Monica Games

  • 4th Place - 2/4 March

 

If you are seeking a professional bagpiper for hire in the San Francisco Bay Area and anywhere else in Northern California, we invite you to call Fred Payne Champion Bagpiper at: 510-926-9579.

Fred Payne Champion Bagpiper specializes in bagpipe music for weddings, funerals, memorials, golf tournaments, corporate events, birthday parties and retirement parties. Bagpiper for hire throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including: Oakland, Napa, Sonoma, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Berkeley, and Sacramento.

 

 

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