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  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music

    Hire great musicians for your next event. San Francisco Conservatory of Music's ensembles and soloists are among the...Read more most talented musicians in the country. They have successfully completed a rigorous audition to enter the Conservatory and are auditioned again to work with the Hire SFCM program, so...

    $650
  • AAMusicians

    AAMusicians is a celebrated entertainment business located in Miami, Florida. The professionals' goal at this firm is to...Read more offer couples services that help the love birds see their wedding dreams become a reality. The talented team prides themselves on their personalized service and skilled musical...

  • Harp Music By Vonette & Musical Networks

    Harp Music by Vonette and Musical Networks is a professional harpist and musician team serving in and around Beverly...Read more Hills, California. Vonette has played her harp on several radio and television shows in addition to six different Disney movies. Vonette takes pride in all her performances and will...

  • Columbus Musicians,LLC

    Premier Leader and Provider of Luxury Live Wedding Music in Columbus and Central Ohio. We specialize in providing THE...Read more LIVE SOUNDTRACK for your wedding from the time your guests arrive to the time they leave! The professional musicians of Columbus Musicians, LLC are dedicated to ensuring that the...

    $850
  • Gabriel's Horns Event Musicians

    Gabriel's Horns Event Musicians is an award-winning wedding entertainment service based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin....Read more Established by owner Braden Zitoun back in 1993, this ensemble has been providing premier wedding and reception music for milestone events ever since. Many of the group's members have...

  • Bobbie Strobhar Harp

    Bobbie Strobhar Harp is a wedding musician in Dayton, Ohio, with over 30 years of professional performing experience....Read more Bobbie serves couples throughout Dayton, Miami Valley, Cincinnati, Columbus, and beyond with her beautiful harp music. Having performed for countless weddings, Bobbie loves being a...

  • Bellarosa String Quartet

    Bellarosa String Quartet is a musical collective that covers weddings and special events, based in Santa Rosa,...Read more California. Founded by violinist and viola player Ivy Zenobi in 2007, the professional quartet comprises experienced musicians who perform at weddings, corporate events, and in recording...

    $1,011
  • Michelle Brick Music

    Based in Toms River, New Jersey, Michelle Brick Music provides musical entertainment for ceremonies, rehearsals,...Read more cocktail hours, rehearsal dinners, and musical background during breaks. With conservatory- and university-trained musicians, this group is passionate about creating beautiful music for...

    $550
  • Highland Chamber Players String Quartet

    Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Highland Chamber Players String Quartet is a professional string ensemble available for...Read more weddings. Since 1982, the musicians have been providing chamber music to the Louisville area, performing at orchestras, local productions, and touring Broadway. The group of core...

    $600
  • Cameo String Quartet

    Cameo String Quartet is a talented group of wedding musicians based out of Seattle, Washington, specializing in elegant...Read more string instrumentals. This creative band can configure as a duo, trio, and quartet, allowing couples to customize their service to suit their needs. Manager and first violinist,...

    $558
  • A Touch of Rose

    In Asheville NC, Complimentary wedding CD and consultation. In Asheville, North Carolina. Classical musicians ready to...Read more play wedding music from Mozart to Coldplay. Violinist, Karen Rose and Harpist, Amanda Rose play together to give you the ultimate wedding ceremony ambiance. Karen has performed on...

    2 deals -10% Discount
    $695
  • Philadelphia String Quartet

    With 15 years of experience in the wedding industry, Philadelphia String Quartet is one of the leading wedding bands on...Read more the east coast. Receiver of WeddingWire, The Knot, and Martha Stewart Weddings awards year after year since 2013, PSQ offers a number of different ensembles and services, spanning...

    $1,000
  • Silver & Strings Trio

    Based in North Canton, Ohio, the classically trained Silver & Strings Trio provides sophisticated musical services for...Read more weddings and other special events. This delightful and talented trio features a flute, piano and cello with amplification for indoor and outdoor events. Since 1985, these...

    $650
  • My Wedding Musician

    My Wedding Musician is a wedding music and entertainment company operating out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ed Horowitz...Read more is a multi-talented musician specializing in violin, guitar, ukulele, and mandolin. He offers a highly personalized service for clients celebrating their long-awaited wedding. With...

    1 deal -5% Discount
    $600
  • John Daggett - Bagpiper

    My name is John, and when I am not chasing after my two boys and their trusty goldendoodle, Ella, I love playing...Read more bagpipes. I have been piping for 20 years, originally learing in Oakland, Maine. Over the years, I have played at over 85 weddings (I just counted them up!), in addition to other...

  • Hyde Park Strings

    Based in Austin, Texas, Hyde Park Strings is a live music service that specializes in wedding performances. Founded in...Read more 1995, this group of talented musicians has been providing exquisite melodies for nuptial celebrations for over two decades. Their band comprises top performers who have studied...

    $1,200
  • Coastal Chamber Musicians

    Coastal Chamber Musicians will bring your wedding music vision to life! We work one-on-one with you to create the unique...Read more outline of your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Our 15 years of experience will help advise you each step of the way towards creating the perfect wedding day. From...

    1 deal
    $1,499
  • Robyn James Ensembles

    Robyn James Ensembles are a string group based in Knoxville, Tennessee. They provide lovely, live string music to set...Read more the tone for your wedding celebration. Since 2004, this group has been chosen by couples to play music during all portions of their wedding day. Choose from solo musician, duo, trio,...

    $540
  • Udeshi Hargett Ensembles

    Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Udeshi Hargett Violinist + Ensembles is a professional band that provides live...Read more performances at weddings. Owner and violinist Udeshi has been servicing weddings since 2001, and works to add a romantic, fairytale aesthetic to any couple's special day. She and her...

    1 deal -5% Discount
    $799
  • Elegant Music by Dave Lagadi

    Elegant Music by Dave Lagadi provides beautiful wedding music for couples in Asheville, North Carolina and beyond. With...Read more a repertoire that features jazz standards, contemporary blues, classic country and pop, Dave Lagadi has earned an esteemed reputation for his slick guitar skills and soulful...

    $600
  • Jessie Meltz Harpist

    Jessie is a professional wedding and event harpist in the Asheville area. She received her undergradate degree from...Read more Louisiana State University and has over 15 years of professional experience playing for weddings, private and public events, church services and orchestra concerts throughout the Gulf...

    $550
  • Central Coast Wedding Music

    Central Coast Wedding Music, based in San Luis Obispo, California brings intimate performances to weddings both locally...Read more and nationally. Dave Tate, Singer/Songwriter and Acoustic Finger-Style Guitarist, creates a serene medley of classic and modern love songs for ceremonies, receptions, and other...

  • Kurt Borst Acoustic Guitarist Singer

    Kurt Borst is a professional guitarist, singer, and songwriter available for all wedding-related events. This talented...Read more musician loves nothing more than putting a giant smile on couples' faces, one song at a time! He is available for events in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut. Kurt Borst Music...

  • Kimberly Alana

    You deserve something special for your wedding that shows off your unique style. It should be soulful, personal, and...Read more really get the toes tapping - not just because the music is good, but because it’s a reflection of you as a couple. Having me perform at your wedding can give you that feeling. I give...

    $400

Wedding Ceremony Music

The music you choose for your ceremony is one of the first elements your guests will experience. Your wedding ceremony music sets the tone for your event and allows you to express your unique personalities on your big day. Think carefully about the songs you want to play during some of the most iconic moments of your wedding.

Your Wedding Ceremony Music Timeline

Before you can pick the music for your wedding ceremony, you’ll need to understand your wedding ceremony timeline.

Prelude

The prelude music plays in the background as your guests arrive, exchange greetings and find their seats.

Wedding Party Processional

Your wedding officially kicks off with the processional. This music will guide the groom or first partner down the aisle, followed by the wedding party.

Second Processional (Bridal Processional)

The bride, or second partner, gets their own processional song. Traditionally, the music will pause between the first and second processional, and the guests will rise to watch the bride or second partner make their way down the aisle.

Recessional

Your wedding ceremony is complete and you are married to your true love! The recessional music guides the happy couple and the bridal party back down the aisle. This music should be happy and upbeat; it helps shift the mood from the ceremony to the reception.

Postlude

This additional music at the end of the ceremony gives guests time to congratulate the new couple or move to the reception venue.

Theme and Venue of Your Wedding

Now that you have your wedding ceremony music timeline down, how do you choose those magical songs? Think about what type of music fits your theme and venue. If you are getting married in a church, you may be required to choose religious music for your ceremony or have the officiant approve your choices.

Consider your wedding theme. If you are planning a traditional, black-tie wedding, classical music options are a great idea. If you’re doing something more casual or modern, then you can pick an ’80s ballad or a current pop hit.

What Songs Are Meaningful to You?

The best way to choose your wedding ceremony music is to think about songs that are meaningful to you and your partner. Is there a song you both love singing in the car? Did one of you propose to the other at a concert? Is there a song that you consider “yours”? These are great options to add to your ceremony.

Choosing the Right Wedding Musician

It’s time to find a wedding musician. If budget is a concern, a DJ is a good option. Your DJ can work with you to create your wedding ceremony playlist and make sure the right music plays at the right time. However, there really is nothing like live wedding music. Depending on your taste, you can hire a range of wedding musicians, from a harpist to a quintet, a trio of violins or even vocalists.

Looking for “wedding musicians near me?” At WeddingWire, we can help you find talented, highly rated wedding musicians in your area. Take a look at our full list of local musicians today.

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