If you are looking for Music for Your Wedding Day in France…
Allow me to introduce myself – I am an English-speaking, classically trained solo ‘cellist providing bespoke entertainment for wedding ceremonies, receptions and special events across Haute-Vienne (Limousin), North Dordogne (Perigord Vert) & Charente. I cover all genres from classical, opera & baroque to jazz, film & theatre music & Broadway showtunes. What sets me apart from other classical ensembles? My repertoire also contains a large proportion of classic and contemporary love songs, and if the song you love is not already on my list, I will arrange it for you free of charge! Oh, and I hardly ever wear black…
Here are some of the reasons you should consider me for your wedding music: Continue reading
One of the best things about my job is getting to know every couple in order to create the perfect playlist for their cocktail or reception. When a couple has such varied tastes as Sarah & Dean, the problem becomes less what to put in and more what to leave out!
Sarah had given me a brief of ‘romantic, relaxed and fun,’ so working with this and their love of stage and film music I could select pieces I knew they would enjoy based on their favourite artists – Michael Bublé, Take That, Norah Jones – and even include their favourite songs – Etta James’ ‘At Last’ and Elton John’s ‘Your Song’. Continue reading
Along with your first dance, the song you walk down the aisle to will be the most important musical choice you make, and often can be the most difficult. You want something classic and elegant, but ‘Here Comes the Bride’ (Wagner’s ‘Bridal March’) isn’t really your thang, and Pachelbel ‘Canon in D’ is so overdone, (and will probably kill your ‘cellist) so what do you choose? Here are my suggestions for a beautiful and timeless entrance that’s just a little bit different… Continue reading
If string quartet or harpist immediately springs to mind when you consider your ceremony music, you have to read this…
You have your heart set on walking down the aisle to live music, so the obvious choice is string quartet or harpist. But apart from being a bit last century could you also be missing out on other opportunities?
These are the 10 Questions you should be asking when looking for a Wedding Ceremony Musician…
1 Can I Afford the Live Music I Want?
Let’s cut to the bottom line: Everyone is on a budget, and you need to know how much this is going to cost, but be very careful when comparing prices as there can often be hidden extras involved… Continue reading
So what was popular in wedding ceremony music this year? Find out in my ‘Top Ten Wedding Songs of 2015’
With the 2015 Destination Wedding Season drawing to a close, it is time to reflect upon the trends of this year, and ponder on the year to come. Mint & white has been a popular colour scheme, and coloured suits for the grooms have made a welcome appearance, with electric blue being a particular favourite of mine – after all, why should girls have all the dressing–up fun?
“But what are the latest trends in music?” I hear you cry! Continue reading