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Following is a summary of performance venues and affiliations:

  • California State Capitol, Sacramento, CA
  • California Peace Officers Memorial, Sacramento, CA
  • Grand Lodge of California F. & A.M., San Francisco, CA 
  • San Francisco City Hall, CA
  • Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA
  • War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, CA
  • Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
  • Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
  • Scottish Rite Center, San Francsico, CA
  • Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland, CA
  • Scottish Rite Temple, Santa Ana , CA
  • Scottish Rite Center, San Jose, CA
  • Scottish Rite Center, Stockton, CA
  • Hollywood Bowl, CA
  • Carnegie Hall, NYC, NY
  • Conservatorio de Musica de Puerto Rico
  • Madrid Conservatory of Music, Madrid, Spain
  • Leipzig Symphony Hall, Leipzig, Austria
  • Centro de Bellas Artes, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Centro Cultural Andaluz, Almeria, Spain
  • Israel: Knesset, Temple Mound and numerous other venues
  • Golf tournaments, installation of officers, promotion ceremonies, graduations, and Award Ceremonies
  • Law Enforcement and Fire Department functions, graduations and other ceremonies
  • Veterans' Days Ceremonies, Memorial Day Programs, 9/11 Commemorations
  • Weddings, Christenings, Ordinations, B'nei Mitzvah, Renewal of Vows Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies
  • Traditional Funerals, Graveside Committal Services, Memorial Services, Scattering Ceremonies, Burials at Sea
  • Performances for City, County, State and Federal elected and appointed officials, State governors, U.S. Presidents, visiting dignitaries and Foreign Heads of State and celebrities
  • Performances in various churches, temples, cathedrals, funeral homes and cemeteries
  • Perfomances in concert halls, theaters and military installations in North and South America, Asia and Europe


  • Official Piper of San Francisco Scottish Rite Bodies, San Francisco, CA: 32 Degree Knight Commander of the Court of Honour
  • Ceremonial Master and Piper, Knights of St. Andrew, San Francisco, CA
  • Lodi American Legion Post 22 , Lodi, CA
  • Luneta Post # 52, Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Israeli Army Association ( TZAHAL)
  • Lodi Police Department Chaplain, Honor Guard and Color Guard 
  • Stockton Police Department Honor Guard
  • The Queen's Club, Alameda, CA
  • International Conference of Police Chaplains
  • International Federation of Rabbis
  • Anaheim Lodge 207, Lodi Lodge 256 and Woodbridge Lodge 131 Free and Accepted Masons


Featured in press and media articles in:
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • The Record
  • Sacramento Bee
  • Tracy Press
  • Lodi News Sentinel
  • Manteca Press
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • The Washington Post
  • The San Juan Star
  • El Nuevo Dia
  • El Vocero
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Orange County News
  • Ha Aretz
  • Israeli Broadcast Agency
  • Al Watan Newspaper
  • Al Jazeera News
  • Jerusalem Times 
  • UPN Channel 31 (TV network)
  • Tiempo Latino
  • KRCA Channel 3 Sacramento
  • KTVU Channel 2 San Francisco
  • Fox News Channel
  • The Concord Press
  • The Alameda Times
  • The Oakland Tribune
  • Elk Grove Gazette
  • Tokyo Today
  • Scotland Today

California Peace Officers Memorial
California Governor Arnold Schwarzernegger and Dr. Raphael Pazo

Lodi Police Department (photo by Arnold Chin, Frtiz Chin Photography)

San Francisco Scottish Rite Knights of St. Andrew

Music of Elegance and Distinction

by Dr. Raphael Pazo, Highland Bagpiper 


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