Peninsula Hotel Wedding 5/25/08

We played another exceptional wedding at the Chicago Peninsula Hotel on 5/25/08! It’s always a pleasure working with wedding consultant Reva Nathan. Her events always look beautiful, are meticulously planned and flawlessly executed. Continue reading Peninsula Hotel Wedding 5/25/08

Selecting Your Wedding Ceremony Music

ceremonyOur clients often have us play for their wedding ceremony and need our help organizing and selecting music. We normally play for about a half hour as the guests are arriving and being seated and a half hour for the ceremony. Most brides and grooms request a variety of classical pieces for the seating of the guests, leaving the choice to us, but we can also mix in some popular or Jewish music if desired.

Brides and grooms are most involved in choosing music for the ceremony itself. The best way to approach this is to first have a final order for the procession, so that we can see where the logical places to change music would be. Typically, we need to choose one to three pieces for everyone until the bride. The bride needs a piece of her own, and we need some music for the recessional. Let’s look at a simple procession example: Continue reading Selecting Your Wedding Ceremony Music