Often when you book a musician, you will be asked what genre of music you would like for your event. This can become a stumbling block if you haven't been introduced to them. I'm hoping this new series can help you with that. Loosely put, genres refer to styles of music. The main styles you'll… Continue reading Intro to genres
So, musicians can appear expensive but what are you actually paying for? There's an image going around social media which addresses this, finally stating that you wouldn't ask a plumber to fix your toilet for exposure. Today I want expand on this a bit. Firstly many musicians will charge according to union rates and their… Continue reading What are you actually paying for?
So your big day is coming up, you've chosen your musicians and now you need to think about specific music for the wedding ceremony. Where do you start? The first thing to acknowledge is that there are 3 key musical aspects of the ceremony: Procession of the bride Signing of the register Exit of the… Continue reading Tips for choosing your wedding ceremony music
When organising your wedding, there are lots of things to think about, including the music. Here are just a few of my top tips when you start approaching musicians: 1. Know your budget: Live musicians will have a set baseline rate, usually in line with their union. This fee will cover the costs of rehearsal… Continue reading Tips When Booking a Musician For Your Wedding