Weddings

Heidi has played for a number of weddings over the past eighteen years from the formal cathedral church wedding to the informal outdoor civil ceremony. Below is a starting list of musical selections that can be tailored for your special day and ideas for where the music is appropriate. Listen to samples below to determine which specific selections you would like for your special day. Contact Heidi with your event details and msuic selection to get booked.

Traditional Wedding Music Settings

Ceremony

  • Prelude (seating of guests)
  • Processional (1-3 songs - entrance of parents, grandparents, bridal party, and bride)
  • Ceremony (background to unity candle, solo, etc. )
  • Recessional (exit of bridal party)
  • Postlude (dismissal of guests)

Receptions

Anywhere from 1–3 hours of an assortment of background music for the arrival of guests, cocktails, and/or dinner. Visit the Special Occasions page for a list of further repertoire.

Wedding Music Suggestions

Prelude

  • Clair de Lune / Claude Debussy
  • Sonata in A Major, K 208 / Domenico Scarlatti
  • What a Wonderful World / George David Weiss & Bob Thiele
  • In the Looking Glass / Lorie Line
  • Träumerei / Robert Schumann
  • Aria from Sonata for Flute / Leonardo Vinci
  • Over the Rainbow / Harold Arlen
  • Largo / G.F. Handel
  • Girl with the Flaxen Hair / Claude Debussy
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • The Nightingale / Deborah Henson-Conant

Processional

Seating of Parents & Grandparents

  • Adagio / G.P. Telemann
  • Air on the G String / J.S. Bach
  • Aria from Sonata for Flute / Leonardo Vinci
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring / J.S. Bach
  • Largo / G.F. Handel
  • Sheep May Safely Graze / J.S. Bach
  • Sleepers Awake / J.S. Bach

Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Flower Girl & Ring Bearer

  • Adagio / G.P. Telemann
  • Air on the G String / J.S. Bach
  • Canon in D / Johann Pachelbel
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring / J.S. Bach
  • Sheep May Safely Graze / J.S. Bach
  • Sleepers Awake / J.S. Bach

Bridal Entrance

  • Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin" / Richard Wagner
  • Canon in D / Johann Pachelbel
  • Fantasy on Psalm 19 / B. Marcello
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring / J.S. Bach
  • Trumpet Tune / Henry Purcell
  • Trumpet Voluntary / Jeremiah Clarke

Ceremony

  • The Lord's Prayer / Albert Hay Malotte
  • Be Thou My Vision / Come Thou Fount Medley
  • Amazing Grace
  • O Perfect Love / Joseph Barnby
  • Ave Maria / Franz Schubert
  • Prelude in C / J.S. Bach

Recessional

  • Air from "Festes de l'Ete" / M.P. de Monteclair
  • Hornpipe / G.F. Handel
  • Hornpipe (Allegro Maestoso) / G.F. Handel
  • Ode to Joy / Ludwig von Beethoven
  • Trumpet Voluntary / Jeremiah Clarke
  • Trumpet Tune / Henry Purcell
  • Wedding March from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" / F. Mendelssohn

Postlude

  • Gavotte / Carlos Salzedo
  • Automates / Bernard Andrès
  • Viennese Waltzes / arr. by Elenor Fell
  • Passacaille / G.F. Handel

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