(Closed) Bagpiper Surprise!

posted 4 years ago in Music
Post # 3
8489 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

@FutureMrsReilly:  Aw, what a sweet surprise! I’m absolutely no help though.

Post # 4
2115 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

If he needs time to warm up, I’d say surprise him at the reception. He can warm up inside before y’all get there, then start playing for real as you’re announced and walk in. I’ve never heard of an instument that has to be played IMMEDIATELY after warming up and I work with a lot of musicians. As long as you have a set “We’re entering the reception at THIS time” so he’s not warmed up and waiting around and has to rewarm up right as you walk in, I think you’ll be fine. 

Post # 6
7564 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

It sounds like the reception would work best. You could have him play as the guests arrive and as you walk in.

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