(Closed) Are you getting live music for your ceremony?

posted 6 years ago in Music
Post # 3
1427 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

We hired student string musicians through SF Conservatory; you can look into something similar to keep the costs down and while maintaining the “atmosphere.”

Post # 4
8576 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

We are doing a piano version of the song me/bridal party are walking down the aisle to.. and yes, through speakers.

Post # 5
2389 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I wouldn’t have had anything but live music – I think recorded music is totally cheesy.  Strings sound beautiful!  We had pipe organ music at ours.

Post # 6
5494 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

My mom was so insistent on getting a string quartet for our ceremony but that wasn’t what we wanted.

Instead we hired a duo of accoustic guitar and violin and they were amazing.  Hearing the music play as I was getting ready to walk down the aisle gave me chills.  It was so special.  They provided music during the ceremony and cocktail hour and our guests really enjoyed them.

Post # 7
1663 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We are looking into strings.  Also hopefully using a local (prestigious) music school like PP– just started looking into this, I’m excited!

Post # 8
701 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

We had a piano player that did all of our music. When meeting with the music coordinator at the church, he said that many couples are now opting to do recorded music.

Post # 9
11068 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@chrissyb464: We had a string quartet. It was my Mum’s idea, I went with it really, but on the day I loved it.

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