September 8th at Abernethy Center

Ensemble: flute/vocals/saxophone and guitar (Susan and David)

Formal Seating of Parents: Canon in D – Pachelbel
Processional of Attendants: In My Life – Beatles
Entrance of Bride: Clair de Lune – Debussy
Recessional: California Stars (vocal) – Wilco/Woody Guthrie

Cocktail hour: swing era standards, oldies, Beatles

August 10, 2013 at Jenkins Estate

Ensemble: violin & guitar duo (Liz and Travis)

Prelude: classical of musicians’ choice

1. Seating of the Family: Canon in D – Pachelbel

2. Processional of the Attendants: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring- Bach

3. Entrance of the Bride – Be Thou My Vision (hymn; instrumental)

4. Sand/Unity Ceremony – Marry Me – Train (instrumental)

5. Recessional, leaving: Viva La Vida – Coldplay

July 27, 2013 – Leach Botanical Garden

Ensemble: violin & cello duo (Lauren and Guy)

Prelude: baroque, classical and romantic selections

Processional: Scheherezade – Rimsky-Korsakoff
Bride’s Entrance: Flower Duet – Delibes
Interlude (for release of butterflies!): Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach
Recessional: Alleluia from Exultate Jubilate – Mozart

Cocktail hour: more baroque, classical and romantic selections

July 6, 2013 – Versailles Gardens

Ensemble: cello and guitar duo (Guy and Travis) for ceremony + cocktail hour

Prelude: swing jazz standards of musicians’ choice

1. Entrance of grandparents and parents: By Your Side – Sade
2. Processional of attendants: Heavenly Day – Patti Griffin
3. Entrance of bride: Clair de Lune – Debussy
4. Recessional: I Will – Beatles

Cocktail hour: swing jazz, Django-style!

August 31, 2012 – The Foundry at Oswego Pointe

Ensemble: flute and guitar duo (Susan and David)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of elegant romantic classical

1. Entrance of family: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
2. Processional of Attendants: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Bride’s entrance: Clair de Lune – Debussy
4. Sand Ceremony: Nocturne Op.9 No 2 – Chopin
5. Time Capsule/Love Letter Ceremony: Arioso – Bach
5. Recessional:  Lucky (Jason Mraz/Colbie Caillet) < this is a great song!

August 25, 2012 – West End Ballroom

Ensemble: violin and guitar duo

Prelude: Musicians’ choice of elegant classical

1. Processional of groom, parents, and attendants: Canon in D, Pachelbel
2. Bride’s entrance: Fix You, Coldplay
3. Musical interlude: Hymn: “House of God Forever” accompanying two Bridesmaids singing
4. Recessional: Viva la Vida, Coldplay

Cocktail hour: vintage swing and contemporary pop

August 25, 2012 – Shakespeare Garden in Washington Park

Ensemble: flute and guitar duo (Jen and David)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of elegant romantic classical selections

1. Processional of Attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, Bach
2.  Bride’s entrance: Canon in D, Pachelbel
3. Musical interlude: Air on the G String, Bach (for Sand Ceremony)
4. Recessional: Hornpipe from Watermusic, Handel

April 7, 2012 • Columbia Gorge Hotel, Hood River

Ensemble: Flute & Guitar duo (Susan and David)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of elegant romantic classical

1. Processional for parents and bridal party: Canon in D – Pachelbel
2. Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Wagner
3. Recessional: Wedding March – Mendelssohn

We had the most amazing weather you could ask for on an early spring day in the Gorge: sunny with a warm breeze!

October 1, 2011 • Private Rooftop in the Pearl

Ensemble: Flute & Guitar duo (Susan and David)

Special request for prelude music: a selection of Disney songs including “Beauty and the Beast”, “A Whole New World”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “Somewhere Out There”

1. Processional for officiant, groom, and bridal party: Wachet Auf – Bach
2. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Recessional: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” – Israel ”IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole’s version.  For post-lude, we just jammed on that for several minutes.

This was a particularly cool one because it was really, really trying to rain and everyone was nervous about it, but at the last minute the skies held and the ceremony was dry.  Yay!

September 10, 2011 • Timberline Lodge

Ensemble: Guitar & Cello Duo (Bret and Skip)

1. Formal Seating of Parents: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
2. Attendants’ processional: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Entrance of the bride: Bridal Chorus – Wagner
4. Recessional: Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

June 11, 2011 • Powell’s Books – Rare Book Room

Ensemble: Guitar & Cello Duo

Prelude: elegant romantic classical

1. Processional for family: “Storybook Love” – Mark Knopfler (theme from “The Princess Bride”)
2. Entrance of the bride: “Something” – George Harrison
3. Recessional: “Fly Me To The Moon” (jazz standard)

June 25, 2010 • Historic Flavel House, Astoria

Ensemble: Cello & guitar duo (Skip and Bret)

Prelude: romantic classical

1. Processional for parents: Gymnopedie No. 1 – Erik Satie
2. Processional for bridal party: “God Only Knows” – the Beach Boys
3. Entrance of the bride: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso – Ennio Morricone
4. Recessional: “Dreams” – the Cranberries, sung by a friend of the bride and accompanied by the duo

May 29, 2010 • The Governor Hotel

Ensemble: flute and guitar duo

Prelude: musicians’ choice of romantic classical

1. Processional for family and attendants: Canon in D – Johann Pachelbel
2. Entrance of the bride: “Love Of A Lifetime” – Firehouse
3. Recessional: Spring, from the Four Seasons – Antonio Vivaldi