About Dan Sheppard

Corpus Christi firefighter and bagpiper Dan SheppardNOW SERVING THE DALLAS – FORT WORTH METROPLEX and other areas of North Texas.  Dan Sheppard is a 33-year retired veteran of the Corpus Christi Fire Department and has been playing the pipes for over 20 years. As the former Pipe Major for the Corpus Christi Fire Department and Water’s Edge Pipes & Drums, Dan has had the privilege of working closely with fellow firefighters as well as a diverse array of community members, bringing robust, traditional Scottish music to the Texas Coastal Bend. Dan is now relocated and living in the North Dallas area.

Dan is a member of Emergency Services Pipes & Drums, Assc. (ESPADA) out of Austin, Texas, and Texas Fire, a pipe and drum group made up of firefighters from agencies throughout Texas who come together as a mass band to pay tribute to fallen firefighters at funerals and memorials services.

During his years in Corpus Christi, Dan was a long-time member of First Christian Church and frequently played the pipes as a gift of agape to Walk to Emmaus and Journey to Damascus pilgrims.

Free time is spent enjoying family activities. Dan is a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and on occasion works with his wife on creative projects as “Fly-Boy” at Dreamfly Creations. He spends a great deal of time taking long walks, getting into mischief and sharing adventures with his favorite canine bud, Guinness, aka “The Goo.”