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  • Bialek's Music

    Bialek's Music has been the life of the party for 40 years in the Washington Metropolitan area. From Bands to DJ's,...Read more Soloists to Ensembles, we've got what it takes to make your event the talk of the town! We even have photo booths and uplighting to complete your experience. No matter what you need to...

  • Classical Guitar Ceremonies

    25 Years of event experience Live Classical Guitar Performance Services Sound Production Servicing the metropolitan...Read more areas of Washington, D.C., New York City, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Maryland Classical Guitar Ceremonies Inc. has specialized in providing guitarist and guitar...

  • Terry Marshall-Pianist

    Terry Marshall-Pianist is a wedding musician based in Rockville, Maryland, serving the Washington, DC area and beyond....Read more Specializing in jazz piano, Terry is an experienced musician who has performed at destinations ranging from Toronto to Rio de Janeiro. This professional boasts an extensive...

  • The Gilded Harps

    Since 1982, The Gilded Harps has been helping clients to make their celebrations memorable. Our musicians are top...Read more professionals from the Boston music scene and accomplished in a broad range of musical styles. Their focus is on creating the right atmosphere for your unique event. Whether it is an...

  • Corda Entertainment

    Since 1997, Corda Entertainment has been specializing in performing elegant music for weddings, receptions and special...Read more events in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and surrounding areas of North Carolina. Our company has been featured for excellence in numerous magazines including Offbeat Bride,...

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  • Goldenwood Ensembles

    Welcome! Goldenwood Ensembles has been providing elegant music for special events since 1999. Our musicians have...Read more performed in virtually every setting from concert hall to private yacht. We have over 20 years of experience and stellar references. We provide live music for: Weddings, Cocktail Hours,...

  • Neil Dixon Smith

    Greetings! I am a classical guitarist based in Chicago, Illinois and I would love to play for your wedding! I've been...Read more performing for weddings since 2005, serviing mainly Chicagoland but I'm always happy to travel North to Green Bay, East to SW Michigan or South to the Indianapolis area. I specialize...

  • Hot Metal Strings

    Hot Metal Strings is an all-female, professionally trained string quartet based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania....Read more Together, these musicians have over 20 years of experience providing wedding music for those celebrating special moments. Whether you're in need of a thoughtful soundtrack for your...

  • Bachman's Music Studio

    James Bachman is an exceptional musician who performs for weddings and special events in and around Santa Barbara and...Read more Ventura, California. With his diverse musical knowledge and talents, he promises to deliver captivating music that will make your event unforgettable. James will gladly find music...

  • Classical Choice

    Classical Choice is a wedding music ensemble based in Louisville, Kentucky. Playing a variety of classical and popular...Read more music, the three-member ensemble plays a combination of instruments that best complement the chosen song. They use a violin, cello, piano, guitar, and harp, as well as vocals, to...

  • Certain Moves

    Certain Moves is a passionate group of wedding musicians based out of Sag Harbor, New York. This set offers a trio of...Read more talented performers who will bring energy and smooth music to your momentous occasion. These talented artists would love to help bring your vision to life for your special...

  • Kansas City Harpist - Wesley Kelly

    Kansas City Harpist-Wesley Kelly is an incredible musician ready to offer services for your special event. Wesley has a...Read more Bachelors of Music from University of Missouri. Her talent is unparalleled and her sweet music will bring a classical ambiance to your wedding event. With outstanding reviews and a...

  • The Marital Sax

    The Marital Sax is a wedding musician based in Hollywood, Florida. Owner and saxophonist Joseph N Tapper has been...Read more playing live wedding music for more than 30 years, making him a valuable addition to any event. Joseph prides himself in offering an affordable live musical experience for you and your...

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  • Whorlow Entertainment

    Whorlow Entertainment is a wedding DJ and entertainment company near Springfield, Missouri. Jason, the owner, has a long...Read more history of music and entertainment experience and began implementing wedding entertainment some time ago. He loves being a part of couples’ special days and helping make them...

  • BellaNova Electric Strings

    BellaNova Electric Strings is an all-female acoustic and electric string wedding music ensemble based in Greenville,...Read more South Carolina. BellaNova performs a wide variety of music, from traditional wedding songs to Celtic Irish, 80s, 90s, and the latest hits. BellaNova Electric Strings makes it their...

  • Harpist, Mary Kate Boylan

    Harpist, Mary Kate Boylan is passionate about complementing weddings in New York City and beyond with elegant harp...Read more music. Known for her exquisite playing ability and vibrant personality, Mary Kate loves to keep wedding-goers entertained with her unforgettable performances. From classical standards...

  • Natalie Johnson Vocals

    Natalie Johnson Vocals is a lyric soprano based in Houston, Texas, performing an impressive repertoire of music for...Read more wedding ceremonies. Natalie has an extensive background in musical theater, opera, oratorios, and choral ensembles in various genre styles. This gifted singer is an experienced cantor,...

  • Catie Canale Pflaumer, Harpist

    Catie Canale Pflaumer, Harpist is a professional wedding harpist based in Tampa, Florida. Catie completed her Master of...Read more Music degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and continues to perform for weddings and other special events. She enjoys playing orchestrally and has performed with many...

  • Guy Piano Music

    Located in San Jose, California, Guy Piano Music provides elegant piano and vocal accompaniment for their clients’...Read more weddings and other milestone events. Guy Palazzolo is a dedicated pianist, vocalist, and songwriter with decades of experience to his name. This professional musician strives to...

  • LadyBEAST Productions

    Based in New Orleans, Louisiana, LadyBEAST Productions is a talent agency that provides musical entertainment for...Read more weddings. Offering both instrumentals and vocals, soloists and groups, this company understands that each event is different, and is happy to tailor their services to suit the...

  • Anastasia Rose Music

    Anastasia Rose is a performer who entertains weddings in Aurora, Colorado, and beyond. Anastasia is a...Read more multi-instrumentalist who can play in a number of genres from pop to classical. When performing on piano, guitar, ukulele, accordion, or more, she always gives her all on the stage. A fully-trained...

  • Florence Strings

    Florence Strings is a talented wedding music ensemble based out of Appleton, Wisconsin. This wonderful group is...Read more comprised of string musicians who have years of experience performing at momentous celebrations. They will delight in helping you find the perfect music for your ceremony, cocktail hour,...

  • Drew Joseph

    Drew Joseph is a wedding singer and entertainer based in Toledo, Ohio. This talented solo artist has over 20 years of...Read more experience as a vocalist and songwriter. As an accomplished pianist and guitar player, Drew is an expert at elevating the ambiance with his musical performances. Services...

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  • Blacksher Music

    Blacksher Music is a wedding band based in Riverside, Missouri and serves the greater KC area. Husband and wife Caleb...Read more and Lindsay make up this talented duo of musicians. With their natural charisma and musical prowess, they strive to provide ambient melodies that will elevate the atmosphere of your...


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.


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.


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.


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.

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