Bagpiper, Stephen Sutherland Holter Youngstown, Ohio. Available
for Weddings, Memorial Services, Parties, and Special Events in
Youngstown, Akron, Cleveland and other Northeast Ohio locations.
Stephen is also available to provide Scottish and Irish bagpipe
music in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania
Stephen Sutherland Holter grew up enjoying the piping performances
of his cousins, founding members of the San Antonio Pipes and
Drums. Now, with over 20 years experience as a piper, Stephen
enjoys returning to Texas annually to perform with his family
at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio.
Currently a member of the North Coast Pipe Band, based in Cleveland,
Ohio, Stephen has been a member of several competitive pipe bands.
In August, 2010, Stephen competed with North Coast at the World
Pipe Band Championships where the band made the prize-list. During
the 2010 season, the band took first in every U.S. competition
in which it participated. In addition to participating in award-winning
pipe-band performances, Stephen has also been a medalist in solo
piping competitions in the U.S. and Canada.
Some of the highlights of Stephen’s piping career include
performing a solo on-stage with The Chieftans at the Palace Theatre
in Playhouse Square and opening for a Rod Stewart concert. In
addition, Stephen has performed numerous promotional events for
Bailey's Irish Cream, Guinness and for George Killian himself.
Most recently, as part of the North Coast
Pipes and Drums, Stephen performed on stage with Gaelic Storm.
Stephen also has extensive experience piping for a variety of
special events including weddings, parties, funerals, golf outings,
and St. Patrick’s Day festivities.
rates and information call 330-518-7244 or email Stephen at:
includes tunes appropriate for all occasions and includes standards such as:
the Brave Amazing
Grace Green Hills of Tyrol
of the Green Silver Wings Murdos
Skye Boat Song Bonnie
Marine Corps Hymn
Jigs, Reels, Marches, Slow Airs and many, many more.
Harrell C. Sutherland, Jr.
North Coast Pipe Band