Testimonials


I am motivated by knowing how much the pipes mean to people, and I work hard to make sure everything is as close to perfect as possible.

Here is a sample of what others have said about me piping at their events:
          • Joseph played at the grave site service for my sister. His playing was soulful and joyful at the same time. He accommodated my request and was prompt in answering emails before the event. The added special "Irish" touch he gave to my sister's funeral was so comforting to us all. I would, without any reservations recommend Joe again. I hope to hire him again in the future for a happier occasion. Thank you so much Joseph, you will never know how much comfort your playing gave our family and friends. Donna M, Brookfield, WI
          • Joe was very willing to work with me to keep his presence hidden until the moment of the announcement of my wife and myself as a married couple. He did amazing and my wife was beyond thrilled and has mentioned how great it was more than 20 times already. He made our wedding that much better! Five stars all around! -John D, Kenilworth, IL
          • Just amazing, so many compliments, such a wonderful send off for a Scotsman!!!!!!!!! -Marybeth F, Lake Mills, WI 
          • Joseph was excellent! He was very prompt with e-mails making sure every detail for my proposal to my now fiance were taken care of. Joseph even helped give me some ideas to best surprise her. He was very professional and very talented. The look on her face when he started playing was priceless! Can't wait to book this guy for our wedding! -Rob N, Chicago, IL 
          • Joe was the BEST! He accommodated all our requests (even last minute ones) and went on without a hitch! The entire crowed was WOWed by him and he was the main feature of our daily blog for the event! I would highly recommend him for any function you may have! -Monica A, Oak Brook, IL 
          • Joe played during our wedding ceremony and did a phenomenal job! We had some special requests as we were surprising a family member with his performance and he was so accommodating! I would recommend Joe in a heartbeat! -Molly M, Johnson Creek, WI
          • Joseph was great! I had nothing but great remarks from our wedding guests!! He was amazing! -Holly C, Montello, WI
          • Joe was exceptionally accommodating and detail-oriented. He was available at every turn to answer my questions, and offered valuable suggestions in finalizing the arrangements for his playing at my mother's memorial. I received very positive feedback from friends and family who attended. Simply put, his presence "made the ceremony." I would highly recommend him to anyone inquiring. -Mary M, Milwaukee, WI 
          • Joseph pulled off an amazing surprise for my husband at our wedding ceremony! It was a great performance and I would definitely refer him to friends! -Claire D, Madison, WI
          • Joseph was early and was so accommodating. He is extremely talented and played many different selections. Many of our guests commented on how much they enjoyed listening to him. He looked great and really went out of his way in helping to make our daughter's wedding so wonderful.I would definitively recommend Joseph to anyone who is looking for a bagpiper-terrific guy!!!! -Mary D, Lake Forest, IL 
          • Everyone was very surprised when he started to play. I was very pleased with the way things went. -Eileen J, Waukesha, WI 
          • Joe was professional at all times and is an excellent piper. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Our guests were highly impressed and will talk about our event for years. Our event started a bit late due to some late arrivals to the party and Joe was patient and waited for the last few guests. If you are in need of a piper for your event you should consider Joe Sommers, Excellent Job. Thanks Joe! -Steve E, Racine, WI 
          • A wonderful performance for a very special event. Thank you very much Joe Sommers. -Scott L, Stoughton, WI
          • Joseph did a fantastic job and his talent really added that extra touch to create a beautiful wedding ceremony and fitting tribute to my daughter's Irish wedding. Thank you so much! -Mary Jean K, Sussex, WI
          • we were very impressed with Joe's professionalism and talent. he helped make our wedding reception even more special. we loved it. thanks again Joe. -Amanda H, Waldo, WI  
          • Joseph was able to perform for our wedding in place of our piper who canceled one week before the wedding. He was very kind, talented and professional. Everyone loved seeing and hearing the pipes. Thank you, Joseph, for helping to make our wedding such a memorable celebration! -Joe V, Milwaukee, WI
          • Joseph Sommers did an amazing job at making sure that all of our needs were taken care of and did everything we asked of him plus some. We booked him and told him what we wanted and from there he took it into his own hands and everything went so smoothly! Very satisfied! -Leah V, Eagle River, WI 
          • Simply the best what a bagpiper. Wow -Eric B, Milwaukee, WI 
          • Joseph completely made our ceremony unforgettable for everyone in attendance! His skill and professionalism were parallel to no-one, and his performance not only got everyone's attention but he also had the children ( our nieces, nephews and little cousins) completely captivated (and out of trouble! Lol!). He was very accommodating when it came to song selection and very helpful in us choosing the right songs to compliment our day. Joseph was very friendly and easy to work with, and we can't say enough good things about him. :-)  -Samuel M, Milwaukee, WI 
          • Awesome! Joseph made our special day even more special. The feedback I received from guests was overwhelmingly positive. A very talented musician. -Richard P, Milwaukee, WI 
          • Joseph was GREAT! He looked and sounded the part. The bagpipe music added that extra touch to our wedding. Joseph had a "presence" but stayed "out of the way" at the same time. Thank you for sharing your talent with us, Joseph! Sincerely, The O'Donnell's. -Peggy B, Milwaukee, WI 
          • Joseph was awesome! He played all of our requests. He did a wonderful job playing outside of our church and even traveled with us to a local bar and played 3 times there; much to our friends, family and bar patrons delight! He was friendly to our guests as well. We highly recommend him. -Carol B, Minneapolis, MN 
          • Joseph Sommers did a fabulous job at our wedding and reception! The chapel was very small in northern Wisconsin in the woods, and the addition of a bagpiper was the icing on a perfect wedding day! He then played at our reception and the guests loved it. Joseph did a great job and I would recommend him to anyone who wants to add a special touch to their special day. Thanks Mr. Sommers! -Candice C, Luck, WI 
          • Joseph Sommers really made the day special. Very professional, very talented, and loads of fun. Our guest were delighted. We would Definitely refer him to others! -Susan M, Milwaukee, WI   
          • We had Joseph play the recessional for our wedding ceremony as a surprise to all of our guests/bridal party. Joseph did a fantastic job keeping his presence under wraps until the very end and by the gasps we heard as Joseph began playing, our surprise worked! We had lots of feedback at the reception and in the couple of days since the wedding and everyone was impressed. Even my new mother-in-law who is a former music teacher was thrilled and I was slightly concerned she would react negatively because she was not involved in this decision. She thought I could not have chosen a better piper than Joseph, that he "played very well and even 'looked the part'". -Anne H, Wilmette, IL 
          • Joseph made our day special!! He plays the bag pipes beautifully. He played longer than I anticipated which was a wonderful surprise. I couldn't be happier! -Nadine M, Kenosha, WI 
          • Superb. Thanks for everything! -Reginald H, Milwaukee, WI 
          • Mr. Sommers was wonderfully accommodating and the hit of the day for our Blessing of Our Vows. Words cannot express how thankful I am or the level of appreciation we have for Joe and his great talent. -Michelle F, Lisle, IL
          • Great! Even on a day when it was 95+ degrees out Would hire again and recommend them to anyone -Drew T, Minneapolis, MN 
          • Joseph was a wonderful addition to our wedding. He is a talented performer and was very responsive in email and phone conference. I would definitely recommend him to a friend wanting bagpipes at their wedding. -Beth E, Appleton, WI
          • Joseph Sommers was terrific!! His talent was greatly displayed during our ceremony. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a bagpiper. -Tim B, Green Bay, WI 

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