Can music play all the way through the ceremony?

posted 3 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 2
2302 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Do a mini rehearsal in your house! See if it feels weird, or if some soft music feels like background, remember you can always have someone turn it down so it’s not interfering

Post # 3
518 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

CarolinaCola:  I bet you would be ablet to ask someone to run up and shut it off and then either hang out up there during the ceremony or quietly sneak down after everyone has walked down the aisle. Maybe a young adult cousin or something? 

Post # 6
9859 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

CarolinaCola:  do you have a remote for your ipod?  My iPod dock has a remote that I can use to pause the music, skip songs etc.

Post # 7
1137 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I am having an acoustic guitar being played as background music 🙂 I think it will be nice!

Post # 8
239 posts
Helper bee

I do not see anything wrong with soft music during the ceremony as long as you can speak over it. Like peonyinlove:  said, do a rehearsal at the level you plan to have the music, and see if you are able to speak over it, or it distracts you.

Post # 9
941 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

wouldn’t you need volume adjustments? I would think you’d need it to be louder during processional/recessional than you could have it during the remainder of the ceremony? You’d have to talk over it. I’m with PP who mentioned getting an iPod Dock with a remote. 

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