Choosing Music

This guide is designed to help clients choose music for their wedding ceremony.

Prelude

The prelude typically begins 20-30 minutes before the ceremony and consists of light, ambient music that sets the tone while guests are arriving. Select up to 3 pieces from our repertoire and we'll add further selections as necessary.

Processional

The length of the processional depends on the size of your wedding party and the size of your venue.

Mothers

Grandmothers

Bridesmaids

Flower girl(s)

Ring bearer(s)

Couples often select a special song for the entrance of certain members of the wedding party, for example you might like to have Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring played for most of the processional and then choose to have Pachelbel's Canon played for the bride's entrance. In the space below, write the member of the wedding party (for ex. "mother of the bride") followed by the piece you would like to have performed.

Ceremony

Throughout the ceremony, special rituals such as the lighting of the unity candle or communion often take place. Some couples choose to have pieces of music played during these rituals.

Recessional

During the recessional, your guests will probably be clapping and cheering so couples usually select pieces which reflect that joyful mood and project well.

Additional Musical Requests for Wedding Ceremony:

Reception

For the cocktail hour and dinner, light music that won't interfere with conversation is best. In addition to your first dance, you may also want to select specific songs for the introduction of the wedding party, the cutting of the cake, and other special dances, such as the father/ bride dance.

Special Requests

If you have a song in mind that isn't in our library, we are often able to arrange and perform the song for you.

In order to prepare the arrangement of the song, we must receive special requests 30 days in advance of the event.

For further inquiries, please contact us.