All wedding ceremony bookings include a free consultation between myself and the bride and groom, or other family members / friends. As follows is an outline of how live harp music is often incorporated into a wedding ceremony. I have a large repertoire of wedding music, and the following suggestions for specific pieces include only the most popular selections. Special requests can also be accommodated.

1. Prelude

Soft background music is played as your guests filter into your wedding ceremony venue and take their seats. Depending on the preferences of the bride and groom, the selections can be classical, celtic, contemporary, or a combination.

2. Processional

i) Bridal Party Entrance

Music is played for the entrance of the bridal party. Popular selections include:

Prelude in C Major – J.S. Bach

Sonata No. 11 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Feels Like Home – Chantal Kreviazuk

Butterfly Waltz – Brian Crain

ii) Entrance of the Bride

Special requests are accommodated, however, popular selections include:

Canon in D – Johannes Pachelbel

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

All of Me – John Legend

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

Bridal Chorus (“Here Comes the Bride”) – Richard Wagner

Winter Raindrops from the Four Seasons – Antonio Vivaldi

Marry Me – Train

3. Signing of the Register

Background music is played while the bride and groom and their witnesses sign the official marriage documents. Popular selections include:

The Nightingale – Deborah Henson Conant

Eleanor Plunkett – Traditional Irish

The Banks of the Suir – Traditional Irish

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – from The Wizard of Oz

* If requested, soft flourishes can be played throughout the ceremony as guests walk to and from the podium for readings.

4. Recessional

Many couples wish to have more vibrant upbeat music played to mark the joyous occasion of exiting the room for the first time as a married couple! Popular selections include:

Wedding March – Felix Mendelssohn

Aquatinte No. 1 – Bernard Andres

Trumpet Voluntary – Henry Purcell

God Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts