September 26, 2009 • The Oregon Garden

Ensemble: Collage Trio (flute, guitar, cello)

Processional for parents and attendants: “Something” – the Beatles

Entrance of the bride: “The Rainbow Connection” – Kermit
• Our guitarist Bret played banjo for this one.

Recessional: “Eight Miles Wide” – Storm Large

(Instrumental versions for all three songs)

September 12, 2009 • Garden Vineyards

Ensemble: Quartet of flute, violin, guitar, cello

Processional for everyone including bride: “Chasing Cars” – Snow Patrol
• Instrumental arrangement featuring additional musical intensity/volume upon entrance of bride.

Recessional: “The Way I Am” – Ingrid Michaelson
• Sung by flutist/vocalist Susan Langenes

August 29, 2009 • Oregon Golf Club

Ensemble: Collage Trio (flute/saxophone, guitar, bass)

Processional for parents and attendants: ”La Mer” (AKA “Beyond the Sea”) – Charles Trenet

Entrance of the bride: “La Vie En Rose” – Edith Piaf

Recessional: “Fly Me To The Moon” (saxophone for this one)

August 8, 2009 • Oregon City private residence

Ensemble: Trio of flute, violin, cello

Processional for parents: Canon in D – Johann Pachelbel

Processional for attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Cantata No. 147, mvt. 10) – J. S. Bach

Entrance of the bride: Trumpet Voluntary – J. Clarke

Recessional: Hornpipe from Watermusic – Handel; followed by Ode To Joy – Beethoven

July 11, 2009 • Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Ensemble: Strings + Flute quartet

Processional for everyone including bride: Winter from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi

Mid-ceremony interlude: Hymn 516 “The Holy Spirit”
(we accompanied two singers who were wedding attendees)

Recessional: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, Allegro (first movement) – J. S. Bach

June 27, 2009 • Skamania Lodge

Ensemble: Trio of flute, violin, cello

Processional for parents and attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Cantata No. 147, mvt. 10) – J. S. Bach

Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Richard Wagner

Recessional: Wedding March – Felix Mendelssohn

May 7, 2009 • Abernethy Center

Ensemble: Trio of flute, violin, cello

Processional for Maid of Honor and Bride: A Winter’s Willow -Ralph Vaughn Williams
• For the MOH, our violinist played the melody solo.
• Upon the entrance of the bride, the rest of us joined, thus intensifying the piece for dramatic effect.

Interlude music (for wine ceremony): Air on the G String – Bach (short 40-second version)

Recessional: La Rejouissance – Handel

March 13, 2009 • The Crown Ballroom

Ensemble: Quartet of flute + strings with Eric Stern, operatic tenor and pianist

Processional for parents: Air from Watermusic – Handel

Processional for attendants: Canon in D – Pachelbel

Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Wagner

Ceremony interlude song: “The Lord’s Prayer” – Alfred H. Malotte
Our tenor Eric sang this and played piano; the flute and strings accompanied him also.
As I recall the audience responded with unexpected applause!

Recessional: “All You Need Is Love” – Beatles
Again sung by Eric who played piano; with flute and strings accompanying also.