About Professional Chicago Bagpiping

Dave Johnston has been playing the bagpipes for over 35 years and learned as a child through the Williamwood Pipe Band in Glasgow, Scotland. Dave played with Williamwood for 23 years before moving to Chicago in 2005 and joining the Chicago Caledonian Pipe Band.

Williamwood Pipe Band won the World Pipe Band Championships in their Grade in both 2002 and 2003.

Dave has been teaching for over 30 years both privately and within pipe band structures. He continues to teach a number of private students in the Chicagoland area, including high school students, police officers, fire fighters and many others. He also works as a full time instructor for the Pipes & Drums of the Chicago Police Dept, the Chicago Fire Dept Pipes & Drums and Northern Illinois Pipes & Drums.

Dave was one of the founding partners of the highly successful bagpiping business Piping Services Scotland, who still handle approximately 1,500 weddings per year.

Dave has played all over the world at festivals, concerts and a variety of private functions. He has played at festivals in Canada, Spain, Denmark, Czech Republic and Germany, concerts in Denmark, France, Norway, Chicago and San Jose, California and other functions in Ireland, England, Wales, Turkey and New York.

Some of the organizations and businesses that Dave has provided musicians for are the Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department, American Cancer Society, United Service Organizations (USO) (Military Veterans), the Illinois Saint Andrew Society, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Midwestern University and the National Safety Council.

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About Professional Chicago Bagpiping

Dave Johnston has been playing the bagpipes for over 35 years and learned as a child through the Williamwood Pipe Band in Glasgow, Scotland. Dave played with Williamwood for 23 years before moving to Chicago in 2005 and joining the Chicago Caledonian Pipe Band.

Williamwood Pipe Band won the World Pipe Band Championships in their Grade in both 2002 and 2003.

Dave has been teaching for over 30 years both privately and within pipe band structures. He continues to teach a number of private students in the Chicagoland area, including high school students, police officers, fire fighters and many others. He also works as a full time instructor for the Pipes & Drums of the Chicago Police Dept, the Chicago Fire Dept Pipes & Drums and Northern Illinois Pipes & Drums.

Dave was one of the founding partners of the highly successful bagpiping business Piping Services Scotland, who still handle approximately 1,500 weddings per year.

Dave has played all over the world at festivals, concerts and a variety of private functions. He has played at festivals in Canada, Spain, Denmark, Czech Republic and Germany, concerts in Denmark, France, Norway, Chicago and San Jose, California and other functions in Ireland, England, Wales, Turkey and New York.

Some of the organizations and businesses that Dave has provided musicians for are the Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department, American Cancer Society, United Service Organizations (USO) (Military Veterans), the Illinois Saint Andrew Society, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Midwestern University and the National Safety Council.

  • Chicago Bagpiper News Spot
  • Chicago News Bagpiping

Book your
bagpiper today

Fill out our booking form and we’ll respond to your request with any relevant information and pricing.

Call Now

(630) 534-4964 or
(708) 539-8267

We accept the following

Bagpiping Services Payment

About Professional Chicago Bagpiping

Dave Johnston has been playing the bagpipes for over 35 years and learned as a child through the Williamwood Pipe Band in Glasgow, Scotland. Dave played with Williamwood for 23 years before moving to Chicago in 2005 and joining the Chicago Caledonian Pipe Band.

Williamwood Pipe Band won the World Pipe Band Championships in their Grade in both 2002 and 2003.

Dave has been teaching for over 30 years both privately and within pipe band structures. He continues to teach a number of private students in the Chicagoland area, including high school students, police officers, fire fighters and many others. He also works as a full time instructor for the Pipes & Drums of the Chicago Police Dept, the Chicago Fire Dept Pipes & Drums and Northern Illinois Pipes & Drums.

Dave was one of the founding partners of the highly successful bagpiping business Piping Services Scotland, who still handle approximately 1,500 weddings per year.

Dave has played all over the world at festivals, concerts and a variety of private functions. He has played at festivals in Canada, Spain, Denmark, Czech Republic and Germany, concerts in Denmark, France, Norway, Chicago and San Jose, California and other functions in Ireland, England, Wales, Turkey and New York.

Some of the organizations and businesses that Dave has provided musicians for are the Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department, American Cancer Society, United Service Organizations (USO) (Military Veterans), the Illinois Saint Andrew Society, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Midwestern University and the National Safety Council.

  • Chicago Bagpiper News Spot
  • Chicago News Bagpiping

Book your
bagpiper today

Fill out our booking form and we’ll respond to your request with any relevant information and pricing.

Call Now

(630) 534-4964 or
(708) 539-8267

We accept the following

Bagpiping Services Payment