August 24, 2013 at Abernethy Center Chapel & Veiled Garden

Ensemble: trio of flute, violin, and cello (Jen, Liz, and Kristin)

 

Prelude: musicians’ choice (classical)

1. Processional: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach

2. Bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel

3. Unity Candle: Air on the G String – Bach

4. Recessional: Wedding March – Mendelssohn

Cocktail hour: (in Veiled Garden) – musicians’ choice of uptempo classical

July 27, 2013 – Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic Church

Ensemble: String Quartet (2 violins, viola, cello)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of traditional classical

1. Processional of Attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
2. Entrance of Bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Presentation & Preparation of the Gifts: Air on G String – Bach
4. Communion: Arioso – Bach
5. Recessional: Spring from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi

May 4, 2013 – Oaks Pioneer Church, Sellwood

Ensemble: Solo Cello (Guy)

Prelude: Guy’s choice from his personal solo cello repertoire

1. Processional for groom and groomsmen: O Mio Babbino Caro, Puccini
2. Entrance of Maid of Honor and Bride The Swan, Saint-Saens
3. Recessional: La Vie En Rose, Piaf 

June 16, 2012 • St. Luke Lutheran Church, Portland

Ensemble:  Trio of Susan on flute (ceremony) and vocals/saxophone (reception) with Eddie on violin and David on guitar.

Prelude: musicians’ choice of elegant romantic classical

1. Lighting of Candles and Entrance of Parents and Bridesmaids: Canon in D – Pachelbel
2. Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Wagner (played by the organist only)
3. Musical Interlude (song): “Ten Thousand Years” (sung by two friends of the Bride and accompanied by Collage Trio)
4. Lighting of Unity Candle: “Draw Me Close” -(same lineup as above)
5. Second Musical Interlude (song): “You Raise Me Up”  (again same lineup)
6. Recessional: Hornpipe from Watermusic – Handel (played by organist solo)

Cocktails/reception: vintage jazz & swing by Collage Trio with saxophone, vocals, violin, & guitar.

May 27, 2012 • First Baptist Church, Portland

Ensemble:  String Quartet (Justin, Lauren, Mattie, and Guy)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of traditional classical and baroque selections

1. Lighting of Candles and Entrance of Parents: Wachet Auf – Bach
2. Processional of Bridal Party: Air from Watermusic – Handel
3. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Musical Interlude (song): “All I Ask Of You” – Andrew Lloyd Webber (sung by two singers and accompanied by the Collage Strings)
5. Honoring of Parents: “You Raise Me Up” – Josh Groban (instrumental)
6. Lighting of Unity Candle: Arioso – Bach
7. Recessional: Hornpipe from Watermusic – Handel

October 22, 2011 • First Unitarian Church

Ensemble: Quartet of violin, viola, cello and guitar

Prelude music: a selection of contemporary songs including Kokomo, God Only Knows, Wouldn’t It Be Nice (Beach Boys), How Deep Is Your Love (Bee Gees), Can’t Help Falling In Love With You (Elvis), and Here Comes the Sun, When I’m 64, And I Love Her (Beatles)

1. Entrance of Honored Guests: All You Need Is Love – Beatles
2. Processional of Bridal Party: By Your Side – Sade
3. Entrance of Bride: Hysteric – the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
4. Recessional: Beautiful Day – U2

August 27, 2010 • First Baptist Church

Ensemble: String Quartet 

Prelude: musicians’ choice of baroque, classical, and romantic selections

1. Formal seating of family: O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
2. Processional for bridal party: Air on the G String – J. S. Bach
3. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel

4. Music for the unity candle and communion: Ave Maria – Franz Schubert
5. Recessional: Spring, from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi

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