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Denver Bagpiper

Highlands Ranch , CO
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LOCATION

2244 W. Ashwood Lane
Highlands Ranch, CO US 80129 (map)

PHONE

303-514-5656

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Colorado is the nation’s highlands: imagine castles, bagpipes, kilts, “Scotland The Brave” and “Oh, Danny Boy”. Is this your heritage? No other instrument pays tribute to it, or adds to... Read more
Colorado is the nation’s highlands: imagine castles, bagpipes, kilts, “Scotland The Brave” and “Oh, Danny Boy”. Is this your heritage? No other instrument pays tribute to it, or adds to the excitement and pageantry of a wedding, party or special event like the Great Highland Bagpipes.

Based in Denver, but serving Colorado’s Front Range and neighboring Western States, Randy Arent will help you plan the musical selections for your special occasion. By incorporating the power and grandeur of the Great Highland Bagpipes your event will be one that is as unique and distinctive as you deserve it to be. Read less
Ceremony Music

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INFO FOR CEREMONY MUSIC

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?
Instrumental - Solo
What is your usual attire?
Highlands dress; jacket, vest, kilt etc.
Do you offer live sample performances or CDs?
I've posted a number of tunes I play often for weddings on my web site. This is not an extensive list, I know many more tunes. Given enough lead time I can take special requests.
How much time do you usually need for setup?
I arrive 30-45 minutes prior to the ceremony for tune up and coordinating with the party.
How much space do you usually require?
I need no more space than the average guy. The drones make me about 7 feet tall, doorways can be problems. I need to duck a little going through.
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
Within a hour drive of Denver I do not charge for travel. Outside the Denver metro area I charge the IRS allowed travel allowance. I also request overnight lodging if the venue is too distant for a return trip the same day.

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Rachel
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Randy Arent played the bagpipes at our June 21st Dunafon Castle Wedding. It was an Irish affair with the wedding party all dressed in kilts as well as many of our Irish relatives. Randy was the perfect addition to the clan. He played wonderfully and flawlessly for our guests as they arrived. I could not have asked for a better bagpiper to pipe me down the aisle! Randy brought his own ideas for how the wedding party should be introduced and I was thankful for his suggestions that worked marvelously. Randy made me feel comfortable and was always warm, friendly, and responsive. Our day would not have been complete without him.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Jer
Wedding:
10/4/2013
5.0/5.0
Randy did an amazing job. I could tell immediately that he was very passionate about his work. We couldn't be happier. Thanks again!
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sue
Wedding:
9/20/2013
5.0/5.0
We wanted to have the bagpipes played at my daughter's wedding - but not knowing anything about bagpipes...I had 100% faith in Randy in performing the perfect songs!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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jennifer
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Randy was so very helpful on music suggestions and worked well with our schedule and adding additional pipe and drum to make the ultimate surprise for a special part in our daughters wedding ceremony. the SURPRISE came off without a hitch. :-) Our guests were very excited and enjoyed the music/jigs Randy played for them while we had our pictures taken inside the church after the ceremony. He was wonderful!!! :-)
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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dory
Wedding:
5/23/2013
5.0/5.0
Randy was outstanding in every way. First of all - very easy to make arrangements with, especially from a long distance. Very prompt in responding to emails and questions. Extremely professional with a great personality and quite a sense of humor. It was a pleasure dealing with him. And on top of all that, he is a fantastic piper!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Rachel
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Randy recently played at my wedding ceremony, and he was perfect! All the guests loved the music and I believe it gave our wedding a special touch. Randy was great to work with as well. He was very professional, responsive and friendly. I can't thank him enough! If you are considering using a bagpiper for your next event, I would highly recommend Denver Bagpiper!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Jessica
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Randy was so great to work with. He was so perfect for the day and the venue. It’s a family tradition to have a bagpiper and I am thrilled that I found randy. He definitely made our day extra special we will recommend him to anyone looking for a bagpiper.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Kyle
Wedding:
6/30/2012
5.0/5.0
Amazing! Our guests loved being welcomed into the church by bag pipes. We also were escorted back to the venue by Randy- simply wonderful. Randy was professional, on time, kind, respectful and VERY talented! He was dressed in traditional attire and played beautifully. I would recommend him to anyone interested- he was extremely easy to work with and was an awesome addition to our wedding!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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liesl218
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
It was truly a pleasure to have Randy Arent (Denver Bagpiper) play the bagpipes at our daughter's wedding ceremony. He played beautifully and soulfully, and we were truly blessed! He looked great and sounded great! We highly recommend him.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Dane
Wedding:
5/26/2012
5.0/5.0
Randy looked good, sounded good, great attitude, and arrived early... best price in the group of 3 players I called.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Mary
Wedding:
5/17/2012
5.0/5.0
My daughter and son-in-law hired Randy for their wedding, so I don't know the the charge was, but I'd like to say that Randy looked and played WONDERFULLY!! He helped my daughter surprise her Dad, which is difficult to do! Thanks Randy!
Loved having you as the music for the big day =)
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Lisa
Wedding:
4/15/2012
4.7/5.0
Randy is a great guy! His support and advice to the young couple really helped them make good decisions about their ceremony. I would highly recommend him to play at any other wedding in which I am involved.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Randy was awesome playing his tunes at our wedding, better than I could have expected! He was professional and the guests absolutely loved him! It's rare to find such great service at such a great price, but we certainly did with Randy! I would highly recommend him to anyone, he did a fantastic job!!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Chennan
Wedding:
9/10/2011
4.7/5.0
Mr Arent, was very lively the guests thoroughly enjoyed him. He was very understanding and responsive to my wishes. I would recommend him to any bride looking for that special touch on her wedding day.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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carrie
Wedding:
9/3/2011
5.0/5.0
Randy Arent was great. Played beautifully!! Worth the money. Played everything I wanted and learned a new song also. Wonderful man.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Debbie
Wedding:
8/6/2011
5.0/5.0
Randy did a great job. He meet with the wedding couple before the wedding a couple of times to go over the music. Music was wonderful. He even brought a quake for my son and his bride to toast from. He was wonderful. I would use him again.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Johnson/Pokorn
Wedding:
8/6/2011
5.0/5.0
The Denver Bagpiper was personal, informative, and extrememly helpful. Going above and beyond. He helped create a perfect wedding ceremony for us. Felt as if he were part of our family and we had known him for years.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Lisa
Wedding:
7/31/2011
4.7/5.0
Randy was wonderful! Money well spent, beautiful music!
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Kellie
Wedding:
7/30/2011
5.0/5.0
Mr. Arent was professional throughout the entire process. He was flexible, accommodating, and punctual.

Mr. Arent did exactly what we asked for, and actually even delivered above that. Our expectations were exceeded. He is an extremely talented individual. The music was well-played and very beautiful. We had a guest who submitted a photo of him to their twitter account during the ceremony! Everyone was so impressed with his music and we received numerous compliments from our wedding guests. We highly recommend him!!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Aimee
Wedding:
7/29/2011
5.0/5.0
Randy was awesome and was that extra touch to our wedding that made it so special. Everyone commented on how good he was and how neat it was to have a bag piper there!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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s
Wedding:
6/29/2011
5.0/5.0
I hired Randy to play for our wedding cocktail hour as a surprise for my husband. Randy worked with me to keep the surprise a secret and his sense of humor about the whole situation was invaluable. He arrived on time in the designated spot and his music was wonderful. My husband was completely surprised and the look on his face was priceless. I only wish I had hired him to play longer. Thank you so much Randy for being part of this long awaited event! Sue
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Della Terra Wedding Mom
Wedding:
10/17/2010
5.0/5.0
How wonderful! Not only the pipes, but he came in full Scottish regala...and in plenty of time to warm up prior to guests coming to the site.
Brides....If you re wanting A Denver bagpiper at your wedding, this is the one to choose! Wonderful selections and terrific on the pipes!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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MrsONeal
Wedding:
8/14/2010
5.0/5.0
Randy's beautiful piping provided the perfect mood for our wedding! He was extremely flexible and accommodating. Thank you Randy!!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Connie
Wedding:
5/8/2010
5.0/5.0
Randy,

I am so glad I ran into you at the Farque (sp?) funeral. Your bagpiping services there led me to ask you to play at my wedding.

I have received so many comments about how good your were and what a great touch your music was to the wedding experience. Both Brian and I could not have been more pleased. As far as we are concerned, you are the BEST!!!!! A hugh thank you from us.

James Baca's pictures are great of you are excellent! I will e-mail them to you soon.

Again, thank you and if you ever need a reference, I would be delighted to provide one.

My best to you, Connie Kavanagh
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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drchiro8
Wedding:
2/12/2005
5.0/5.0
I can’t give Randy enough praise for his role in our wedding. His level of professionalism and attention to detail were amazing, right down to a toast of fine Scotch whisky before the ceremony. The pipes sounded excellent leading us into our ceremony; the mystic of bagpipes can’t be matched. I highly recommend his service.
Services Used: Ceremony Music

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