September 8 at Lewis River Golf Course

Ensemble: flute/sax/vocals (Susan), guitar (David), and bass (Keith)

Prelude: Musicians choice – classical
Entrance of parents: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Dressing- Bach
Processional of attendants: Spring from the 4 Seasons- Vivaldi
Bride’s entrance: Canon in D- Pachelbel
Time Capsule: Largo from Winter- Vivaldi
Recessional: Wedding March- Mendelssohn

Reception Songs: swing-era standards and contemporary pop

September 7 at Lange Estate in Dundee

Ensemble: trio of violin (Lauren), guitar (David) and bass (Pete).

Entrance of flower girl, ring bearer, and bride: “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” – IZ version
Recessional: “Don’t Stop Believing” – Journey
First Dance: “Fade Into You” – Mazzy Star
Prelude, cocktail hour, and dinner: mostly instrumental contemporary pop covers.

July 27, 2013 – Overlook Park

Ensemble: trio of Susan on saxophone, flute, and vocals with David on guitar and Dennis on bass

Prelude music: swing jazz standards with saxophone and vocals

1. Processional: Tonight You Belong To Me – Rose/David (instrumental with saxophone)
2. Bride: At Last – Etta James (instrumental with flute)
3. Recess:  Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder (with vocals – this was awesome!)

Post-lude: more swing jazz standards as guests depart and family organized into groups for photos.

Right in the middle of Overlook Park there is a huge elm tree, which created a majestic setting for this elegant and beautiful wedding.  We felt pretty lucky to be there, playing our favorite kind of music on such a perfect day.

July 13, 2013 – EcoTrust Terrace

Ensemble: violin, guitar and bass for ceremony + cocktail hour (Lauren, Travis, and Pete)

Prelude: classical and romantic selections of musicians’ choosing

1. Processional for all family and attendants: Canon in D – Pachelbel
2. Entrance of Bride: Just Breathe – Pearl Jam
3. Recessional: Today – Smashing Pumpkins

Cocktail hour: instrumental contemporary rock and pop covers

December 8, 2012 – Lan Su Chinese Garden

Ensemble: trio of flute/saxophone, guitar, & bass (Susan, David, Pete)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of romantic classical

1. Processional of everyone: Canon in D – Pachelbel
2. Recessional: La Rejouissance – Handel

Cocktail hour and dinner: 20’s-40’s swing

First dance: Hello – Lionel Ritchie (this was awesome!)

October 20, 2012 – Vista Hills Vineyard

Ensemble: trio of flute/sax, guitar, & bass (Susan, David, Keith)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of elegant classical

1. Entrance of family, attendants, & bride: O Mio Babbino Caro, Puccini
2.  Ceremony interlude: Gymnopedie No. 1, Satie
3. Recessional: La Rejouissance, Handel

Cocktail hour: 30’s-50’s swing with vocals from Susan

June 18, 2011 • The Governor Hotel

Ensemble: trio of flute, guitar & bass (Susan, Bret, Justin D)

Prelude: classical selections chosen by the musicians

1. Processional for parents and attendants: Trumpet Voluntary – J. Clarke
2. Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Wagner
3. Recessional: Wedding March – Mendelssohn

Cocktails/reception: vintage jazz & swing by with vocals, saxophone, guitar & cello.

July 2, 2011 • Portland’s White House

Ensemble: Flute & Bass duo

Prelude: romantic classical selections chosen by the musicians

1. Processional for parents and attendants: Minuet from Berenice – Handel
2. Entrance of the bride: Ode To Joy – Beethoven
3. Interlude: Reverie – Debussy (played as the rings were passed among the guests prior to the ring ceremony)
4. Recessional: Hornpipe from Watermusic – Handel

Cocktails/reception: our guitarist joined for vintage jazz & swing played on saxophone, guitar & bass

July 25, 2010 • The Heathman Hotel

Ensemble: trio of flute/saxophone, guitar, and bass (Susan, David, Justin D)

Prelude: romantic classical selections

1. Processional (entrance of the bride escorted by her son): “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” – Harold Arlen (saxophone)
2. Recessional: “Mighty Oregon” (University of Oregon fight song) – Albert Perfect (flute)

Cocktail hour/reception: swing jazz standards

February 20, 2010 • Adrianna Hill Grand Ballroom

Ensemble: Collage Trio (flute, mandolin, bass)

Processional for everyone including bride: “Each Coming Night” – Iron & Wine. < this was stunning we must say.

Ceremony interlude for unity candle: The Wild Geese – Trad. Irish
• The officiant urged us to choose something ourselves; our bride had not actually requested this.
He talked over us as we played an on-the-spot arrangement starting with flute solo, mandolin and bass joining in after the opening phrase. It was a gorgeous moment.

Recessional: Royal Fireworks Minuet – Handel

December 27, 2009 • St. Luke’s Lutheran Church

Ensemble: Collage Trio (flute, guitar, bass)

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

Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Johann Pachelbel

Ceremony song: “The Prayer” – Carole Bayer Sager & David Foster
• Sung by Susan and David Langenes while David played guitar and our bassist accompanied

Recessional: Hornpipe from Watermusic – Handel

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)