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5 questions to ask yourself when choosing songs

Picking songs can feel daunting, here are a few things to think about when choosing them. 1. Are they suitable? Make sure that you make decisions based on the age you're catering for, the tastes of the people going to the event and if the lyrics send the message you want. For example, going down… Continue reading 5 questions to ask yourself when choosing songs

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Do I need to provide my musicians with anything on the day?

So you've booked your musicians and the day is all set. You've paid and you've told them what music you need from them. It's all done now, right? Maybe. You may need to provide some things for your musicians however. If you're event is outside, many musicians will require some sort of cover to protect… Continue reading Do I need to provide my musicians with anything on the day?

Arrangement of the week

Arrangement of the week: A Thousand Years Part 2

So this week's arrangement is Christina Perri's A Thousand Years Part 2. Part 2 is a beautiful duet version of the original with male and female vocals. To replicate this, I've used a piano trio, with the strings carrying the vocal lines. A Thousand Years is currently a popular choice for weddings, thanks to Twilight: Breaking Dawn.… Continue reading Arrangement of the week: A Thousand Years Part 2

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Tips for choosing your wedding ceremony music

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