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Music of Elegance and Distinction

Dr. Raphael Pazo, Musical Director
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Dr. Raphael Pazo

Award-Winning Bagpiper - Composer - Music Instructor

Music of Elegance and Distinction

“The Finest, Most Elegant Performer in the Golden State”

Established in 2004

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Member of:

 - Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 52 - Life Member
 - Past Post Commander of Elk Grove Post 2073
- American Legion Lodi Post 22
- Disabled American Veterans - Life Member
- Military Order of the Coottie - Life Member (Honorary Degree of Veterans Of Foreign Wars)
- AmVets - American Veterans of America - Life Member
- D.A.V. - Disabled Veterans of American - Life Member
- National Guard Joint Honor Guards
- Joint Services Honor Guards - serving US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps and US Coast Guard Veterans and their families
- International Conference of Paratroopers Bagpipers
- Patriot Guard Riders (PGR)
- International Association of Military Pipers
- ANZAC Commemorative Honor Guard (Australia/New Zealand)
- State of California Reserve Componen Honor Guards (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines Corps, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Air Force)
- California Police and Sheriff Pipers
- International Guild of Bagpiping Instructors
- Pipers for American Heroes - Honoring our heroes who perished in the Line-Of Duty
- American Federation of Musicians
- Graduate - Royal Conservatory of Music, Madrid, Spain
- Alumni - College of Piping, California Summer Schools;
- Alumni - Harmony University, Nashville, TN
- British Institute of Pipers
- National Association of Music Educators
- Barbershop Harmony Society - SPEBQSA
- Stockton Portsmen Barbershop Chorus
- Voices of California Barbershop Chorus
- Federación española de gaiteros (Spanish federation of pipers)

Official Piper of:
- California Peace Officers Memorial Association
- Marine Corps League
- The Queens Club - British and Allied Officers Club
- California National Guard
- Department of Justice

Also a performer and supporter of:

- Hospice
- Project Wounded Warriors
- Combat Veterans Association
- and other worthy organizations.



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Serving the following cities and towns in California:  Lodi, Galt, Morada, Stockton, Manteca, Lathrop, Tracy, Lockford, Locke, Clements, Modesto, Sacramento, Davis, Placerville, Sutter Creek, Lincoln, Ripon, San Andreas, Jackson, Rio Vista, Dixon, Oakdale, Escalon, Vallejo, Vacaville, Angels Camp, French Camp, Salida, Turlock, Riverbank, Livermore, Dublin, Oakley, Lafayette, Martinez, Berkeley, Waterford, Atwater, Gustine, Newman, Patterson, Valley Springs, Altaville, Farmington, Grass Valley, Linden, Elk Grove, Murphys, Pioneer, Columbia, West Point, Volcano, Georgetown, Graeagle, Copperopolis, Strawberry, Pine Grove, Drytown, Isleton, Westley, Crows Landing, Brannan Island, Pittsburg, Antioch, Byron, Walnut Creek, Los Banos, Petaluma, Hayward, Novato,  Lincoln, Folsom, Natomas, Donner, Vacaville, Fairfield, Thornton, San Leandro, Hayward, San Lorenzo, Oakland, Richmond, Daly City, South San Francisco, Colma, Milbrae, San Bruno, Daly City,  San Mateo, Pacifica, Burlingame, Half Moon Bay, Aptos, Saratoga, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Bonny Doon, San Jose, Morganville, Gilroy, Santa Nella, Ben Lomond, Menlo Park, Stanford, Palo Alto, Martinez, Benicia, Mountain View, Union City, Auburn, Applegate, South Lake Tahoe, Stateline, San Rafael, Inverness, Tiburon, Sausalito, Burlingame, Alameda, Pollock Pines, Sonora, Wallace, Roseville, Rocklin, Newscasttle, Coloma, Colfax, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Napa, Winters, Yountville, Peters, Banta, Waterloo, Vernalis, Seaside, Salinas, Hollister, and others. 
Northern California Counties: Del Norte County, Siskiyou County, Modoc County, Trinity County, Yuba City, Woodland, Humboldt County, Shasta County, Lassen County, Tehama County, Plumas County, Mendocino County, Glenn County, Butte County, Sierra County, Nevada County, Yuba County, Placer County, Colusa County, Lake County, Sonoma County, Sutter County, Napa County, Yolo County, Marin County, El Dorado County, Solano County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Amador County, Calaveras County, Alpine County, Contra Costa County, San Mateo County, San Francisco City and County, Alameda County, Santa Clara County, San Benito County, Monterey County, Santa Cruz County, Stanislaus County, Tuolomne County, Merced County, Mariposa County, Mono County, Kings County, Madera County, Fresno County, Inyo County, Tulare County and others.
Serving All National Cemeteries / Veterans Cemeteries, including: San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, San Francisco National Cemetery, Golden Gate National Cemetery, Riverside National Cemetery, Bakersfield National Cemetery, Los Angeles National Cemetery.   Also available at other National Cemeteries upon request.

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