Chamber Music for Your Wedding

As you consider the music for your wedding, you not only have to decide upon the specific songs you would like to have played, but also the musician or ensemble that will be responsible for performing them.

Your first step should be to determine the type of music you would like to hear at your wedding. It is easier to find a group that already plays your favorite music, rather than book your musicians ~ only to find out later that they don’t play the music you prefer.

Once you have a general idea of the type of music to fit your wedding, start looking at different instrumental options.  Classical and traditional?  Consider the harp, violin & cello trio.  Do you want variety from “Canon in D” to “All You Need is Love”?  Maybe the solo harp or the harp & piano duet is best.  Want to delight your guests with something they have never seen before?  Go for the harp duet!

You can also mix and match, using different instruments for your ceremony, cocktail, and dinner hours. If you’d like a combination of instruments not listed, I can likely arrange that for you, too! Contact me with your ideas, and I’d be glad to help you come up with the perfect group to complement your vision.

Here are some of the most popular ensembles I offer ~ contact me for rates and more options!

1. Harp solo ~ The majority of my weddings are for harp solo. The harp is a versatile instrument by itself, and doesn’t take up very much space. It can be amplified, and works beautifully for most weddings.

2. Piano solo ~ If your venue has a piano, I can provide a piano soloist. Music ranges from traditional wedding classics to popular songs.

3. Harp duet ~ One harp is great, but two harps are impressive! It gives you a fuller sound, and looks amazing in your pictures. This is something your guests will always remember!

wedding harp duet

4. Harp & Violin duet ~ This is my most popular ensemble. The violin takes the melody and the harp accompanies, resulting in a more sustained sound than the harp can create alone. This duo works well for classical and Celtic music, and some popular songs.

5. Harp & Flute duet ~ One of the most traditional pairings with the harp, the flute carries the melody. This pair is also ideal for classical music.

6. Harp, Violin & Cello trio ~ Adding a cello to the harp & violin gives you a deeper, fuller, and more resonant sound. As the groups get larger, keep in mind that you will need to have adequate space for setting up the ensemble. The trio works well for classical, popular, and Celtic music. You may also substitute a flute in place of the violin or cello.

7. Harp & Piano duet ~ This group is ideal if your church requires use of their resident pianist or organist. I am happy to work with them! With this duet, music ranges from classical to jazz.


8. Harp & String Quartet ~ The largest and most impressive of my ensembles, this group consists of the harp, two violins, one viola, and one cello. It’s ideal for large and formal ceremonies, and can be split up to provide continuous music in different locations.

Wedding Musicians

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