When booking live musicians, you may come across add-on fees. Here are 3 of the most common ones explained.
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
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 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?
Whether you're needing music for a wedding or a different event, there's a lot to think about. Here are some top tips to help to make the music side of things stress free.
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
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