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Bagpiper Bryce McCulloch courtesy of www.jackpritchardphotography.co.uk
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A selection of recent references and thank you notes sent to me after playing for various events.


 

The only wedding piper covering Glasgow and south Scotland to be nominated for the VOWS awards in the music and entertainment category.

If you are a Bride or Groom and looking for a Scottish piper for your wedding then please have a look around the sight and contact me if you require further information.

Based as an Ayrshire piper I still travel to venues throughout Scotland and will be happy to consider venues further afield in UK or Europe.

 

 

Dear Bryce

Would just like to thank you for playing at our wedding at Western house last month. You were fantastic and everyone was commenting how good you were.
Thanks
Kirsten and Irek Nowak. Westernhouse, Ayr
(Jul 17)

I am sorry I didn't get a real chance to speak to you on Saturday (Who knew time would fly quite so fast!). I did however hear you play. Thank you so much for adding a lovely touch to our fabulous day. I really appreciated your true professionalism in all that you did. Perfect from the email contact, choice of music, immaculate dress right through the day.
Thank you from one very relieved MOB
Carol Morrison. Rowallan Castle (Dec16)

 

Just a quick message to say thanks very much for piping us in yesterday! It was great - as was your toast!! A really nice touch and much appreciated!
Thanks again, Rachel & Jonathan. Lochside (Nov 16)

 

Just wanted to thank you again for piping at our wedding. I didn't really etc the chance to speak to you so I apologise for that. My husband and I were over the moon with you and the guests loved it.

I got some photos sent trough tonight, apologises that it is screenshot and had our photographers name across it but thought you might like to see it!!

 

Thank you again. Kelly, The Vu (Sep 16). Ps loved what you were wearing!!!

 

Ross and I wanted to say a huge thank you for playing on Wednesday. All of our guests thoroughly enjoyed it and our son Luke just loved the pipes! Sorry I didn't get a chance to thank you in person before you left.
Kind regards Nicky, Ardanaseig Hotel, Loch Awe (Oct 16)

 

Sorry didn't get to chat much at the wedding. Just want to thank you for stepping in so last minute. You were absolutely fantastic and it was lovely to keep up the Scottish theme for all our guests who were from further afield. We had a great day!!
Thanks again! Nicole Ayr (Aug 16)

 

Just an email to say thank you so so much for playing at our wedding yesterday...it was absolutely perfect!!
All the guests throughly enjoyed the bagpipes and it certainly made our wedding even better.
Thank you again, Kelly and Ramsay. The Vu, (Sep 16)

A big thank you for taking part in our wedding day - We didn't get much of a chance to chat with you but I guess that's pretty normal on the day.  The piping was lovely and we  loved walking down the aisle to the sound of your piping.
You looked great and added to our Scottish themed wedding.
Kindest regards, Caroline and Wallace McInulty Portencross Castle, West Kilbride (Aug 16)

Hi Bryce me and my wife would like to thank you so much for making special day even better you were Brillant mate thanks again from Mr& Mrs Strachan . Waterside, Seamill (Jul 16)

Thank you for making a Very Special Day even more memorable. We will not hesitate in recommending your services.
Regards, Gregor Brig O Doon, Alloway (Jul 16)

Mr and Mrs Storm Would like to thank you so much for yesterday it truly was a day to remember, sorry didn't get a chance to get a chat with you yesterday was such a busy day and went in super quick. Would definitely recommend you, you done amazing. Xx

 I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for last night , I was totally thrilled with what you did for me on my special day .Every single person there commented on how amazing it was .So thank you again for making my special day just simply amazing .
With much gratitude now and always Sharon 

Just wanted to get in touch and thank you for your amazing piping at our wedding on Saturday. We are really sorry we never got a chance to thank you or say goodbye in person but as you can imagine, our day goes by in a blur. Thanks again, and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend you in the future.
Regards, Karen & Ross Peirsland House Hotel, Troon (Apr 16)

Thank you so much for your piping services for Steven and Lauren McLean's wedding at the Piersland House Hotel on 3/4/16. We all had a fantastic time. We would not hesitate recommending your services to anyone.
Thanks again. Ann McLean 

 

I just want to say a massive thank you for being part of our wedding day. I do believe the bagpipes make the day and we certainly loved them. Thanks again,
Nicole Adam, Brig O Doon (Mar 2016)

Just wanted to drop you a line on behalf of my family and I to say thanks for your excellent piping yesterday. The walk down from the hall to the cemetery was fantastic and i just didn't get a chance to thank you in person as i didn't want to interrupt you.
You did my wedding in August 2013 at Blairquan Castle so it was nice to have the same piper for yesterday.
All the best,
Cameron, Dunlop Cemetery (Mar 2016)

Thank you so much for playing on Saturday and apologies for giving you the wrong timings! The playing was brilliant and really added so much to the day!! If you would like any photos from the day for your website or anything then please let me know! We actually have a great one of you and Ben! 
Thanks again, 
Eilidh and Brian, (not forgetting Rob), Glenskirlie Castle (October 15)

I can’t thank you enough for what you did for my Parents, leading the procession from the mission hall to the Cemetery and then playing by the graveside was very moving, my Mum was a Scottish Dancer in her youth and danced to the Bagpipes over the swords so it was very befitting for her, and my Dad loved the sound of the Pipes, they would have been proud,so once again thank you Bryce,
Kind Regards, Rob. Gourdon Cemetery,
(October 2015)

Thank you so much for being part of our wedding. We were really happy you were there and everyone had a great day.
Kevin and Elaine, House for an Art Lover (June 2015)

Just a quick email to thank you for making our day that extra bit special. Everyone we have spoken to since had also commented on how good and professional you looked and sounded. Again many thanks and we will definitely recommend you to anyone.
Many thanks,
Mr David & Mrs Mhairi Thomson (take a while for this to sink in, haha) Peirsland House Troon (July 2015)

I would like to thank you for all your help with the music for Sarah and David's wedding.
The day of the wedding went better than we could have hoped for Bryce and in no small measure this was thanks to the wonderful piping from you and you're above and beyond efforts to please our guests.
You were also helpful with the tricky dress manoeuvres in the church and I am very grateful for the calm assistance at what was, as you know, quite a stressful stage in the proceedings.
Once again, many thanks for your help which was greatly appreciated by us.
James Dowds (father of bride) Largs and Lochgreen (June 2015)

I would just like to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding. I can't recommend you enough as you were fantastic and my guests loved you. I was getting ready in the penthouse when I heard you start to pipe for my guests arriving and I couldn't control my happy tears as that's when it had truly sunk in that I was getting married. Thanks so much again.
From Mr and Mrs Dorrans xxx, Gailes Hotel, Irvine (May 15)

My apologies for the delay in getting in touch! However, I'd still like to say a huge thank you for your contribution to Jenny & Andrew's wedding day on 4th April at Glenskirlie Castle. We loved your playing and we're so happy with how grand you looked on the day!
Many thanks again Bryce. 

Regards and best wishes Alison Aitken Glenskirlie Castle (Apr 15)

We just wanted to thank you properly for piping at our wedding at Blairquhan Castle on 11th April this year and doing such a fabulous job. (I hear you also bumped into my mum and gran at Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scotland on my grans birthday - your playing Happy Birthday on the bagpipes for her made her day)
We had such a wonderful wedding and thanks again for being a part of it.

Lorna and Alan Davidson, Blairquhan Castle Straiton (Apr 15)

I would like to thank you so much for Monday.  Everyone was raving about you and you certainly made the whole wedding more special.  You were so professional and such a lovely man….I will recommend you to everyone.
Ali, Lochside House Hotel (May 15)

We just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding on 20th Feb. You were amazing and we had lots of lovely complements from our guests about how great you looked and how well you played - our foreign guests really appreciated it!
Thanks again, Clare and Gordon. Lochside House Hotel. (Feb 15)

 Just wanted to say thanks for playing at our wedding on Saturday. You were brilliant! thanks for helping me with my dress too.. hehe :-).
 Thanks again, Gail and Nick. Shettleston Old Parish Church.
(Jan 15)

Just a note to thank you for playing at our wedding. I know all our guests loved you, especially the Belgians! I will definitely be recommending you to my friends. Best Wishes for 2015.
Kind Regards Celine & Timo, Lochside House Hotel (Dec 14)

We would like to say a massive thanks for playing at our wedding on Sunday - a piper makes the day that little bit more special, loved it. Thank you,
Colin & Debbie Piersland House Hotel, Troon (Aug 14)

I hope you are well.  Bobby and I just wanted to thank you again for piping at our wedding at Seamill Hydro on Friday.  You were incredible and it was so lovely to meet you; I am sorry we didn't get to chat to you longer.  Getting piped out after our ceremony to 'Flower of Scotland' was just absolutely perfect.  Thanks again.
Kind regards, Bobby and Julie Anderson, Seamill Hydro (Aug 14)

Can I just thank you for our wedding on Thursday. After a last minute let down from a friend of a friend you truly were a lifesaver. We had so many people ask us where we found you because you were tremendous. So professional and knew exactly the best way to work things for us even when we didn't lol. Thank you so much xx
Emma, Piersland House Hotel, Troon. (July 14)

Firstly, please accept my apologies for the delay in emailing you. Our feet don’t seem to have touched the ground since the wedding, but that is no excuse.
Lauren and I would like to say a HUGE thank you for playing at our wedding back in May. You were absolutely perfect, and we’ve had so many guests comment on how amazing it was to have a piper as good as you there for our special day. Not only that, but your service from the moment we made the first enquiry, through to liaising with Lauren about her music choices, to the actual day itself was amazing, so thank you very much for that too.
As we live in England this might not happen a lot, but if we are ever asked for a recommendation we will absolutely give them your details.
Thanks again, and we hope you have a busy rest of the wedding season.
Kindest regards,
Jon and Lauren (May 14)


Thank you so much for Friday. Everyone commented on what a powerful piper you are. Highland Cathedral was fantastic! And the Italians all want to learn to play the bagpipes!
Thanks again,
AnneMarie Rutherglen and Brig O Doon House Hotel, Alloway. (Oct 13)

 

Just wanted to say thank you for all your efforts and hard work which definitely paid off! The wedding was enjoyed by all amd will be remembered fondly too. Thank you for helping to make that possible for us..
Aminah and Riza, Fenwick Hotel, Kilmarnock. (Sep 13)

 

Sorry it's taken me so long to get round to emailing you but I just wanted to say a huge thanks for playing at our wedding on 13th July. I loved how you came out to the road to walk our car into the church and it looks great in the video clip that we've seen so far. It was a lovely touch and made it all seem more grand and gave a good build up for everyone waiting on me to arrive. The Trumpet Voluntaire was great to walk up the aisle to and you got the crowd going when we all walked into the dining hall!

Apologies we never got to speak to you much on the day or even get some pictures taken with you but there was just so much going on! Our photographer sent us our photos this week so I've attached a couple for you in case you'd like to display these on your website.

Thanks again, you were great! I'll definitely recommend you to anyone I know that's getting married in the future!

Many thanks,

Ashleigh and Gordon Largs and Westernhouse, Ayr.(Jul 13)

Just a quick note to say thank you so much again for piping at our wedding on 24 Aug.  Everyone was saying how fantastic you were and we whole-heartedly agree.  Sorry we only said a few words on the day itself but I think that may usually be the case for you!
Many thanks once again and all best wishes
Gillian and Leighton. Piersland House Hotel Troon. (Aug 13)

Hope you're well! Just wanted to say thank you so much for everything you did on and ahead of Saturday! It was absolutely perfect especially the entrance with the string quartet which was even better than I imagined it would be. If you need any recommendations I'd be happy to help! Thanks and take care,

Kirsten and Dave. Brig O Doon Hotel, Alloway (Jul 13)

Jordan and I just got back from Honeymoon yesterday. We both want to thank you for playing at our wedding on 6 July. Sorry we never got a chance to speak after the ceremony but I am glad I managed to catch a few words with you beforehand. You did a great job and your music made the event even more magical for us. Thanks again for all your help.
Stewart, Enterkin House, Annbank, Ayrshire. (Jun 13)

Thank you so much for the part you played in helping to make Jennifer & Allan's wedding last week so memorable. It was a wonderful day from start to finish and we so appreciated the bagpipes and your music - you were so accommodating from start to finish and nothing was too much trouble.
Leslie Toms, Seamill Hydro, Seamill. (Mar 13)

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing at our wedding on Saturday at the western house all my guests loved your music you were fantastic and an extra thank you for staying to pipe my evening guests in its was truly wonderful take care luv mr and mrs Donnachie ♥ xxx
Kim and James, Westernhouse, Ayr (Nov 12)

We both just want to thank you for our special day as you were brill and everyone's still talking about how well you played thanks again xx
Shelley and Stewart, Gailes Hotel, Irvine (Oct 12)

A massive thank you for all your hard work on our wedding day! The music was fantastic! Thanks again,
Sarah & Joe, Brig O Doon, Alloway (Oct 12)

Thanks Bryce for your participation in Ross & Hadar's wedding, both were delighted with the surprise of a piper, Hadar simply loved the fact she had been married in Scotland and had her own fully kitted piper, the music was terrific and certainly helped make the Scottish wedding we had hoped for her very real. Thank you once again for your participation in making their special day even more special
Regards, Rosaleen Doonbrae, Alloway (Sep 12)


Hi Bryce, just back from a super long honeymoon- Madrid, Peru & Mexico. Just wanted to say a big thank you for all your efforts on our wedding day. You played beautifully & everyone has commented on how amazing you were! Thanks so much for making our day so special & for all the professionalism during the organizing stage!
Thanks again, Nadia & Shaun Markey. Westernhouse Ayr (Jul 12)

Hi Bryce, you played for us at Lochside on the 1st June. Once again a huge thank you, we have nominated you for the vows! Thought you were outstanding.
Thanks again Lyndsey Lochside hotel, New Cumnock (Jul 12)

Thank you ever so much for doing an excellent job piping at our wedding at the Lochside. Our guests and ourselves thoroughly enjoyed your music!
Many thanks, Derrick & Erin. Lochside hotel, New Cumnock (Jul 12)

Just a wee message to say thank you so much for making our wedding day that extra special. Everyone thought the pipes were great, thanks for all your help.

 
Mr & Mrs McCarthy xx, The Eagle Lodge, Bishopbriggs (Jun 12)

Just wanted to say a huge Thank You for playing at our wedding at Western House on the 27th of April, it was absolutely perfect and everyone commented on your professionalism, approachability and the fantastic music choices.  The kids all loved getting the chance to interact with you, you made it very entertaining for them.
As everyone loved your contribution to the day so much, I'd also like to quickly enquire about your availability on the 19th of July 2013, to play at my sister's wedding at Airth Castle?

Lisa and Ian, Westernhouse, Ayr (Apr 12)

Nicole and I have just returned from our honeymoon and we wanted to send you a quick e-mail to thank you again for playing at our wedding and helping to add to the occasion. Also the effort you made to learn a specific tune for us was fantastic and helped to make it a unique experience which we will never forget. I will have no hesitation recommending you to anyone in the future and will definitely use you again if such a time arises. All the best for the future.
Kind regards, Jonny and Nicole, Brig O Doon, Ayr
. (April 12)

 

We would like to thank you for performing at our wedding with your bagpipes.

It really added atmosphere, and got the emotions going as soon as you started playing for me walking down the aisle.

Thanks again, and for travelling there too.

 Lisa and Kenny McNab, Taycheggan, Loch Awe. (April 12)

Thank you soooo much for your music at our wedding on Sat 11th Feb. Really enjoyed & made it so special especially for my dad. Thank you x
Lisa, Westernhouse, Ayr. (Feb 12)

I wanted to say a big thank you for playing at Michaels Funeral. It was simply stirring & beautiful. I know Michael would have had tears in his eyes! It was the perfect finish to say goodbye to the man I spent 32 years with & loved so much. He was so proud to be Scottish & I am glad I sent him home!
Susan (Partner), Maybole Cemetery. (Jan 12)

I have been meaning to write you since September to thank you for your part in my wife's memorial service.  All the family and friends have commented to me on how much your piping contributed to making it a truly meaningful occasion. Our very best wishes to you and your family for 2012 from my daughter and myself. Thank you.
Duncan Copland, 
Masonhill, Ayr. (Sep 11)

Just a wee note to say a huge thank you for playing on our wedding day. Your piping skills helped make our day even more special and we will highly recommend your services to friends and family. We cannot fault your professionalism and will be eternally grateful.
Angela and Stephen, Lochside House Hotel, (Sept 11)

Thank you for helping make our wedding day so special. Our guests were impressed with you and the different touch of being piped into the church with Highland Cathedral. Sorry it took a bit of time before we sat down for the meal, your patience was much appreciated.
Ruth Barclay-Paterson Straiton Parish Church and Gailes Hotel, Irvine. (Sep 11)

Bryce & Jane at the VOWS Awards 2008.

..thank you for the fantastic service you gave us on Saturday at the Savoy Hotel, we'll be sure to be recommending you anytime we are asked.
Thanks, Kenneth and Joanne Savoy Park Hotel, Ayr (Nov 11) 

Just a wee note to thank you so much for the fantastic job you did on our wedding day on 29th Oct 2011, despite the dreich Glasgow weather.
Stepping out of the taxi and hearing you playing was so special and all the guests, particularly the English contingent loved you. We've had so many comments about being piped across the road too.
If anyone needs a recommendation for a piper I won't hesitate to give your name. Not only an excellent piper but so friendly and approachable too!

Thank You, Love Ingrid & Andrew. Glasgow Cathedral, The Barony, Glasgow. (Oct 11)

We really appreciated you playing for us. Just brilliant. Also you did more than booked for. Our guests spoke highly of you saying you were brilliant and so helpful.
Mr & Mrs Squires Carlton Hotel, Prestwick (Sep 11)

Just to thank you yet again for the marvellous evening you spent with us.
The Gretton Family, Knockbrex Castle (Oct 11)

I just wanted to email you to say thank you so much for the fantastic job that you did at our wedding at Brig O’Doon, you were great with your help prior to the wedding with all the information you sent us, it was very helpful and we were delighted to have you as part of our special day!
Thank you also for saving one of the bridesmaids dresses with the use of your safety pins! I couldn’t believe that none of us had any, then you produced loads! Was perfect and such a great help, thank you!
We will definitely be recommending you to our friends and look forward to seeing you play again in the future.

Kind regards, Yvonne & Gordon.  Brig O Doon, Ayr (Oct 11)

Bryce thank you for helping make our day so special all our guests commented on how good you were. Also for letting us get a picture with you. We had a fantastic day.
Gillian & Graeme Watson 15th Oct 2011 Lochside Hotel x

We would like to thank you for playing at our wedding last month at Lodge on Loch Lomond. We had a wonderful day and being piped back down the aisle as man and wife was one of the highlights. Your constant communication in the run up to the wedding was fantastic and reassuring, we would have no hesitation in recommending you as a piper.
Thanks again, love Stephenie and Alistair (Sep 11)

Just an email to say a HUGE THANKYOU for playing at our wedding at The Lochside on 13th August this year. You looked superb and  John, myself and all the guests enjoyed the music throughout the day.
Clare and John McClue, Lochside, New Cumnock (Aug 11)


thanks again Bryce, had a lot of family from England there who said the bagpipes made it extra special.

Peter and Heather, Culcreugh Castle, Fintry (Sep 11)


thank you very much for playing for us yesterday, you were fantastic and everyone loved you :) you made our day extra special.
Heather and Peter xx Culcreugh Castle, Fintry (Sep 11)

I'm so excited that you will be playing at my wedding, after my location u were the 1st thing I booked as I heard you play at a wedding when i was viewing Lochside and i knew right there and then i had to have you for my wedding you are amazin, roll on 12th may 2013 :D x x x
Ashley, Lochside House Hotel.

Thank you so much for your amazing playing at my daughter's wedding on Saturday. You made it a very special day.
Kind Regards Ruth, Wedderburn Castle, Duns (Sep 11)

Thank you for playing at our wedding on Friday Bryce, you were fantastic. xx

Stephanie, Lodge on Loch Lomond (Sep 11)

 

Bryce, Just wanted to say again Many thanks for playing at our daughters wedding ( Libby & Marc ) at the Savoy Park Hotel Ayr  21st August  everyone enjoyed your playing, esp. all the South of the Borders guests, and I know it made the couples day extra special. Will get Libby to send a photo or two to you as soon as possible. Many thanks again for a great day.
Gail & Clive Purvis, Savoy Park, Ayr.
(Aug 11)



Thank you for playing a lament at such short notice on this my sons final parade.
W. Ireland, Holmsford Bridge Crematorium (Aug 11)


We would like to thank you very much for playing at our wedding, you did a fantastic job and we were really pleased with your service and would be more than happy to nominate you for the award and wish you all the best for it.

Leanne and & Kenny Gailes Hotel, Irvine (Jun 11)

Many thanks again for helping to make the day perfect. I will certainly be recommending you to any family or friends who are looking for a piper.

Rosemary
, Gailes Hotel, Irvine (July 11)

Thank you very much for helping make it a special day for us all. The sound of Bagpipes the best in the world and your talent shone through, your patience also tested (Passed). Wishing you all the best in the future.
John and Shona Morrison Fairfield House Hotel, Ayr

Thank you for everything Bryce - we had a wonderful day and you really added to the atmosphere of the day!
Brittany, Kincaid House Hotle, Milton of Campsie.

Thanks very much for all your hard work on the day, it was great fun. Thanks for all of your help and your excellent performance at our wedding. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anyone looking for a piper. We hoped you enjoyed the day too (you appeared in a few of the photos).
Love from Chris and Melissa, Brig O Doon, Alloway.

just wanted to say a huge thanks for making our day special yesterday, you done an amazing job!! Cheers. via Facebook.
Jamie and Mhairi, 1 Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow

thank you Bryce. We received so many compliments about you. I think you wowed our guests as much as you did me. Truly a talented man. Thank you so much for adding to our day :) x"
Katrina and Kevin Pollockshields Burgh Hall, Glasgow


Just want to thank you so much for Sunday. our guests haven't stopped talking about you and your outfit, you impressed a lot of our Irish family. I didn't think I was too nervous until I heard the pipes start. but you were fantastic. cant thank you enough for all your help and we have also been asked for your contact details already from a friend. thanks again Bryce. you helped make our day so special.
kind regards Robyn and Damien, Brig O Doon (April 2011)


I would like to thank you for playing at my Fathers funeral at The Old Parish Church, East Kilbride on Monday. I thought the standard of play was excellent and the whole presentation could not be faulted. Almost everyone who came back to the funeral buffet said how marvellous it was to listen and to watch the pipes, especially when you escorted the cortege down to the crematorium. My Father would have loved it. I will have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone looking for a piper in the future.
Once again many thanks. Tam Mckee, East Kilbride (Feb 2011)

Been listening to your music on the web site and it is amazing and gives me shivers down my spine. 
Joanne, Ayrshire (Feb 2011)

Thank you such!! Your visit was a huge success. Everyone agreed it was a great way to finish their holiday. Thank you for being very patient with all the questions. My daughter in law told me that Teddy the youngest grandchild sang the Gay Gordons all the way home!
Ann, Craigcaffie Castle, Stranraer (Jan 2011)

A wee note to say a big thank you. We had a wonderful wedding which was in no small part helped by you, you really helped to set the scene and entertain our guests with your talent and professionalism. We'd like to thank you also for coming such a long way and for learning our specially commissioned piece. Your music really was excellent and your ability to know when to be seen and heard and when to "blend" was perfect. You were such an integral part and talking point (our guests loved you) and above all that your'e a thoroughly lovely guy. Thank you. 
Christina and Michael Hudson. Peckforton Castle, Cheshire
(November 2010)

Thanks so much for playing for us on 19 Nov at Western House Hotel, you were superb. Many commented on how fantastic you looked and sounded....esp my family and friends from N Ireland who were delighted! From contacting you for a quote many months ago, to advising me on how to toast you with a dram after piping us in for dinner....you were so helpful and made me relax! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you.
Julie & Stuart McGregor, Western House Ayr (November 10)

We had a fantastic day, thank you for your part in making it special for us. We would like to take this opportunity once again to thank you for all your work at our wedding. All of our guests have comment on how good you were and how nice it was for my dad and I to be piped down the aisle. We were very pleased with you from the initail enquiry right through to after the wedding.
Thank You and we will be recommending you to friends.
Vikki & David Armstrong, Menzies Hotel, Irvine (November 10)

Just a wee note to thank you for the wonderful job you performed for us last Thursday. It was an absolute pleasure listening to you. So much talent ! You helped to make our daughter's wedding perfect.   Thank you so much.
Jessne, Peckforton Castle, Cheshire (November 10)

Thanks so much for Sunday. You did a great job and the small pipes were a lovely touch during the photographs being taken.
Kirsty & Scott Brig O Doon, Alloway (November 10)

I just wanted to say on behalf of the family that we were blown away with your piping at my fathers funeral last Monday. There were so many comments about you, your dress, and how everything "just happened" at the right time, which is a credit to you given that you had the shortest of briefs from me. My old man would have been well happy with your sterling performance Bryce and especially that you continued through the pouring rain !!!
Allan Russell, Troon (November 10)

Thank you so much for coming along tonight and piping.
Elizabeth from Razzamataz fund raising event. Buchanan Arms, Drymen (October 10)

Many thanks for a great job well done on 16th Sept @ Brig O' Doon.
Regards Clive & Jennifer Henderson. (September 10)

I want to thank u for making my fathers service we had it at Dalmilling Church and Ayr cemetery in February I know you added a lot we walked him to the church and to the grave anyway thank u a lot, good job.
Sandra Brown, Ayr (September 10)

Thank you so much for attending our wedding on 28th August 2010, many compliments were made and we will definitely recommend you to friends and family. Best wishes for the future. xx
 
Natalie & Paul, Hilton Hotel, Bellshill. (August 10)

Just a quick note to say thanks very much and how much everybody enjoyed listening to you. Every thing was much enjoyed.
Thanks again. Eloise, Savoy Park, Ayr (September 10)

I just wanted to email you to say thanks again for piping at our wedding. You were fantastic and I will be sure to recommend you to friends who are getting married. I received the VOW awards letter from you, i will definitely send this off and you will get great scores from us you were fantastic, we were delighted! Everything was perfect, we wouldn't change a thing, it was an amazing day!
Thanks again, Lynsey, Culcreuch, Fintry. (Aug 10)


Thank you for such a wonderful addition to our day, everything was just perfect, and everybody has commented on you and your piping and i know Iain was So proud to have you pipe us into our reception to Scotland the Brave. Thank you for taking the time to come such a distance for one day you are a true professional and we would h...ighly recommend you to all.
lots of Love Christine & Iain ♥, Birmingham (Aug 10)

Thought I would give you a little email of thanks!! We couldn't have asked for more, friendly, professional and an outstanding piper! The little things like sorting my sash and playing up on the cathedral balcony was amazing. We cannot thank you enough for learning the Glens of Antrim to pipe Elaine up the isle, many pipers simply told us they could not do it and to pick something else. You went out of your way to learn our special tune and we are truly grateful. We will be recommending you to anyone who is looking for a piper. Great day, great guy, thanks again Bryce!!
A Happy bride and groom

Barry and Elaine. Invercarse Hotel, Dundee (Jul 10)

thank you again for playing at our wedding - really pleased with your playing on the day wishing you every future success - we will recommend you if any of our friends or family need a piper
David & Catherine, Dalmeny Park, Barrhead (July 10)

Just a wee belated note to send a very heartfelt "THANK YOU" for being such a spectacular good sport and true professional in the face of delays and adverse "schizo" weather on the day of our wedding on 24th June at Cameron House! You looked amazing and, boy, what a set of lungs!! Thanks for being part of our special day.
Love Michelle & John Hempsall, Cameron House, Loch Lomond (June 10)

Speak to you 2011 - look forward to another great day. (on the booking of another family members wedding)
Mrs McLaughlin, Edinburgh (Aug 10)

... thank u very much for ur big part in our special day and every1 thoroughly enjoyed the piping. it was very classy and professional and every1 has commented so. thanx again and if we ever need a piper again we wont hesitate to contact u. take care. (by text)
Andrea & Malcolm, Newcastle, County Down N. Ireland
(August 10)

Thank you very much for attending our special day and we really was thrilled with the service you gave us. You really made our day that more special.
Mr & Mrs Worth, Banff, Moray (Aug 10)

Just a short note to say thank you for being at our wedding at Simonstone Hall, and helping to create such a wonderful atmosphere with your piping.  Our guests were extremely complimentary about your playing, and we really enjoyed having you there to help make it such a special day. With our very best regards
Stephen & Ruth Aitken, Hawes, Yorkshire
(July 10)

I want to thank you for all your help and for going well beyond what you needed to do.  It's rare to get such a quality service.  Thank you  so much.
Matthew (on discovering I was unavailable and finding a piper for him.) (July 10)

Thank you for making a special 10th Happy Birthday for Rachel B. from Colorado, U.S.A.
Her parents during a stay at Turnberry Hotel (June 10)

Thanks for the detailed reply as always Bryce. Client notified of quote. 
Kind regards, Jamie Law, wedding-pipers.com (June 10)

NEWS: Created new page on website to view videos of myself, the plan is to let people hear selections they may be considering for their event and also to showcase my playing ability. Tunes will start appearing in July once I have mastered how to record them. If you have a request please let me know and I will submit it at the earliest opportunity. (June 10)

Just a quick one to thank you for Friday. You were just perfect. We had a very special day. You looked amazing and your playing was just what we wanted. Good luck and best wishes and thank you for coming all that way. We will certainly recommend you.
Rob and Julie (Melrose) (June 10)

Thanks Bryce for making our commemoration on Sunday special. Your piping was just right for the occasion. You sounded great and you looked great. Even more important, you clearly really cared about doing a good job for us.
  PS Elizabeth and I just love your feather bonnet

Best wishes, Jill (Gourock) (June 10)

....once again thanks so much for your help I have heard great feedback about yourself and I am devastated that we wont be having you play at our wedding however I wont hesitate to recommend you to friends and family in the future as you have been so helpful many many thanks
 
Audrey Campbell (on discovering I was unavailable and giving recommendations)

Just a quick note to thank you very very much for yesterday. You were outstanding.
Carol & John (Airdrie) (May 10)


Thanks Bryce, you did us all proud but did not get a chance to thank you, just to let you know I am very grateful to you.
Rab (Dalrymple) (May 10)


I can't Thank you enough for making my son Ryan's Birthday so special he had a Brilliant Night. It was also a first time to have a Bagpiper in the bar. Everyone enjoyed it.
Sherrin Kennedy (Kando, Ayr) (May 10)


I'd be delighted to nominate you for the VOWS awards.  We were so pleased with your service and the entertainment on the day - it really made it for us and all our guests - especially the ones from NZ and Holland who all commented how smart you looked and how excellent the playing was so once again a huge thank you for helping us to make our day so special.  We had a brilliant time and I wish we could do it all again! 
Best Wishes
Geraldine (Peirsland, Troon) (April 10)

NEWS: Attending the Savoy Park Wedding Fayre on Sunday 25th April 2010 (Apr 10)

NEWS: Attending the Culzean Castle 'Wedding Open Day' on Sunday 21st March 2010 (Feb 10)

NEWS: Took delivery of new Doublet (jacket) and kilt for 2010 wedding and events. (Jan 10)

We would both like to thank you so very much for playing at our wedding. It meant a great deal to us both & all our guests have commented on how great you were! Thanks a million.
Euan & Claire (Western House, Ayr) (Apr 10)

We had an amazing day on our wedding and would like to thank you for helping contribute towards making it the best day of our lives & providing our guests with a truly Scottish experience. It was a pleasure to have you.
Thank you. Lyndsay & Marc (Brig O Doon, Ayr)
(Nov 09)

We just wanted to say a big thank you to you for your contribution towards our wedding day. It was a great day from start to finish & many of our guests complimented your playing. It gave our day a special touch for which we are very grateful. We are happy to nominate you for the VOWS award.
Kind Regards,  Mairi & Douglas Pollock (Gailes Hotel, Irvine) (Nov 09)

I wanted to drop you a note to say thank you very much for playing at my wedding….you were fantastic.
Angela & Craig (Rutherglen, Glasgow) (Oct 09)


Thanks for a fab piping session you went down a storm.
April (Knockbrex Castle, Kirkcudbright) (Oct 09)

Just to stay a huge thank you for making the party night so memorable!! The whole family where so impressed. A truly amazing night!! Many thanks Bryce. We are back home now with some great memories!!
Fran (Black Clauchrie) (Oct 09)

Thank you for helping make our wedding day special. It was greatly appreciated.
David and Moira (Dundee)
(Sep 09)Bagpiper Bryce McCulloch photograph courtesy of Robert Clark Photography


NEWS: Invited to be included in recommended list at the award winning Lochside House Hotel, New Cumnock (Sep 09)

Many thanks for adding that special touch to our daughters wedding. Particularly as the weather wasn't too kind to you. We really appreciated it.
God Bless, Alan & Jean (Brig O' Doon)
(Sep 09)


Thank you so much for your brilliant piping today at our sons funeral, you did a great job. It was the perfect touch to the day to make it memorable for many (by text).
Many thanks, Sue & John (Ayr)
(Sep 09)

Many thanks for playing at my wedding on 8 August. Lots of our guests commented on the music and said how much they enjoyed listening to it. We are very happy with the service you provided before the wedding and on the day itself.
Kind regards, Fiona (Brig O Doon, Ayr) (Aug 09)


Thank you so much for making this this a special day for us.
With lots of love Mari and Dominic (Gailes Hotel, Irvine) (Jul 09)


Just a quick note to thank you for your excellent playing at Alan and Pat's wedding and for stepping in at such short notice. I know who to contact when I need a piper again and would have no hesitation in recommending you.
Ann (Crowne Plaza, Glasgow) (Jul 09)

Just a short email to thank you both (Marcia on the Drum) for being part of our wedding day on Saturday 4th July.  You were fabulous and truly made our day even more memorable. Hearing the pipes and drum playing together brought a tear to my eyeas I arrived at the church.
Donna & Craig (Paisley & Dunblane) (Jul 09)

We would like to thank you for your excellent service of piping at our wedding. You did a brilliant job and made the day even more special. I would recommend you to anyone and will most certainly put you forward for the VOWS award. Thanks again

Michelle & Matthew (Troon) (Jun 09)

I just wanted to express our heart felt thanks for your wonderful music at our wedding. Hearing the pipes being played outside certainly set the tone for the day and you went above and beyond anything that we were expecting. All of the guests have commented on how wonderful your music was and we will be delighted to nominate you for the VOWS award.
Laura & Richard
(Hosecote House, Hawick) (Jun 09)
Bagpiper Bryce McCulloch
Re. the wedding, everything just went off like clockwork thanks to you guys who just came along and "did your bit" ! The pipes, I find, are a very moving instrument and had the same effect on others at the wedding. An excellent touch to an excellent day.

Paul (Greenock)
(Jun 09)

Thank you so much for helping to make our wedding so special, all the guests commented on your wonderful contribution, particularly during the log cutting ceremony! You did such a fantastic job, it really helped to make our day all the more memorable.
Kaye & Andrew (Gailes Hotel, Irvine)(May 09)

Just a quick note to thank you so much for the wonderful piping at our wedding back in May. I am really pleased to be able to list yourself among our four top suppliers because you have been so easy to contact and deal with and your piping on the day was brilliant.  Our English guests were very impressed!
Shona (Dunblane & Drymen) (May 09)


Thank you so much for making our special day to a lovely memory! You are so professional and everybody enjoyed your playing. A lot of people in Sweden still talk about the talented piper from Scotland :-) We are more than happy with your performance! Good luck to you in the future! Best wishes.
Linda & Janne (Culzean Castle, Ayrshire) (May 09)

I would like to thank you for your playing at our daughters wedding reception in Mauchline on the evening of 28th May  2009. I would have no hesitation in recommending you to others and that you use these comments on your website. Many thanks again and do you drink spirits because I have a bottle of Malt Whisky with your name on it.
Joe & Sarah (Mauchline) (May 09)


Thank you for making our day very special
Linda & Phillip (Piersland House Hotel, Troon) (May 09)

This is just a quick mail to say a BIG thank you for playing at my parents Silver Wedding Anniversary!! You were amazing and so many people commented on how good you were.  You brought a flood of tears to my mum's eyes when she stepped out of the car and seen you and I couldn't put a price on that...it was such a special moment for her!! Thank you very very much.
Cheryl (Hamilton) (Apr 09)

Just a wee thank you for piping at our wedding, walking into the Ceremony was wonderful and all the more special because we had you playing for us.

Many thanks

Kirsty and Stephen George (Piersland House Hotel, Troon) (Jan 09)   

Bryce the piper at Culzean Castle playing on viewing platform.
Thank you so much for piping at our wedding in October. Your professionalism and skills helped to make our day as special as it was.
Colin & Jenny (Strathblane Country House, North Glasgow) (Oct 08)

Thank you so much for playing at our wedding, it was very much appreciated by us and by many of the guests who remembered you from Turkey in 2004, you played brilliantly. Thank you so much.
Coskun & Kirsty (Brig O' Doon, Alloway) (Sep 08)


Many thanks for playing at our wedding. Your music was beautiful, you almost made me cry as I walked down the aisle. Thank you for being part of our special day, you brought some true flavour to the "Scottish wedding"
Elaine & Dominic (Piersland House Hotel, Troon) (Aug 08)

You played magnificently and many of our guests commented on how good you were also. You have been very pleasant to deal with from the start and we will definitely be recommending you in the future.
Mr & Mrs Sneddon (Piersland House Hotel, Troon) (Aug 08)


We just wanted to say a massive thank you for the entertainment you provided at our wedding. Your piping was outstanding, and you were so professional on the day. Many thanks for helping making our day so perfect. We would highly recommend you! 
Jenny and Angus (Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries) (Aug 08)

Bryce McCulloch was initially recommended to us by a friend who had heard him play on several occasions.  Having heard this great praise, we decided to contact Bryce immediately to find out if he was available for our Wedding.  Since contacting Bryce, we have been delighted with the service provided.  Within a couple of days we received confirmation of our booking, complete with all the relevant information regarding weddings.  Bryce made us feel at ease and we are extremely looking forward to hearing him play at our wedding.  
Many thanks Bryce!   -  Euan Bain & Claire Roney  

.... you were fantastic and looked very smart. Thanks again for helping us have the special day we wanted.
Mr & Mrs S. Hall (Crutherland House Hotel, East Kilbride, South Glasgow)

Thank you so much for playing at our wedding, you made the day very special for us.
Elaine and Andy Awcock (Culzean Castle, Maybole)

... how much we appreciated your musicianship. So many of our guests from south of the border were thrilled to hear you play. You had the professionalism to appear at exactly the right time on cue.
The Chisholm Family (Western House, Ayr)

Thank-you very much for coming down to pipe for us at our wedding, you helped in making it a special occasion for us and our wedding party.
Marc & Laura (Piersland House Hotel, Troon) (Aug 07)

We was so pleased with your performance during our wedding at Knockbrex Castle, you knew exactly how to blend in to the background during the photographs providing the perfect setting.  As the photographer commented 'He is very good, his bagpipes are in fine fettle'.  Thank you for making our day complete.
Mellisa & Chris (Knockbrex Castle, Castle Douglas) (Sep 07)

Thank you for piping so magnificently at Culzean last Thursday. You did a superb job and more than looked the part.
Michael & Douglas (Culzean Castle, Maybole)
(Aug 07)

~both myself and Euan felt you really stood out amongst other pipers we found.
Pina & Euan (Cameron House, Loch Lomond, North Glasgow)

Thank you very much for the wonderful job you did piping at our wedding in Dumfries. It helped create the perfect atmosphere to make our day really special. We cannot recommend you enough for your professional attitude with that 'personal touch' and will highly recommend you to anyone in the future.
Allan & Donna Graham (Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries)

Thank you so much for playing the pipes on our wedding day. You looked and sounded fantastic and helped make our day even more special.
Kirsteen & Chris Turner (Alloway Parish Church & Brig O' Doon)

Thank you so much for the pipe music on our wedding day. You help make the day very special and relaxed. All our Love
Mr & Mrs Todd (Glenskirlie House, Banknock, Falkirk)

Thank you very much for playing at our wedding, it was fantastic and you helped to make it a very special day.
Maggie and Peter (Dean Castle, Kilmarnock)

We were delighted with the service you provided and the fact that we did not have to provide you with any further instructions as you knew exactly what and when to play. We would definitely recommend your service to other couples or for other occasions......
Steven and Catrina (Culzean Castle, Maybole)

You looked and sounded fantastic and helped make our day even more special.
Kirsteen & Chris (Fairfield House Hotel, Ayr)

We couldn't have asked for a better performance - you were terrific and really made the day special for both of us..... Your service was truly professional from the initial enquiry, correspondence before the day and your standard of performance on the day itself.
Caroline & Craig (Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane, Stirling)

Thank you Bryce very much, Liz will remember to-night always
From all the team at Resort Cars Office, Turnberry (Turnberry Hotel)

.....how lovely your playing was at Culzean. The piping during the day was excellent and the music at night with Patricia was lovely. Once again many thanks.
Paul & Claire (Bothwell Bridge Hotel, Bothwell, Lanarkshire)

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed being piped into the hotel and your address to the Haggis was fantastic. You were a star.
Hansel Foundation (Carrick Lodge, Ayr)

Thank you very much for making our day so special.....
Emma & Matthew (Brig O' Doon, Alloway)

Many thanks for adding such a special touch to our wedding day. We will cherish the memories for ever.....
Dan & Amanda (Marine Highland Hotel, Troon)

I would like to say how magnificent you were on the day. Not only was the piping absolutely amazing, your outfit just radiated professionalism and grandeur......
Colin (Burnhouse Manor, Burnhouse, Irvine)

....... thank you for all your help and advice.
Gillian & Damien (Seamill Hydro)

... for all your wonderful piping on the day. I was sorry to hear you were ill, you would never have guessed you weren't 100% - your playing helped make our day even more special.
Tania

~ and Bryce McCulloch, the piper, for leading Gary to his place of rest beside his dad on the day following the service.
Jean & family (Prestwick Cemetery)

Many thanks for the service you provided at the funeral of my late wife Elizabeth.......
Jim & family (Maybole Cemetery, Ayrshire)


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 I can provide a piping service at weddings and other events just about anywhere in Scotland or Northern England. 




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