August 12, 2012 – Ainsworth House, Oregon City

Ensemble: violin, guitar, cello trio

Prelude: musicians’ choice of classical and romantic

1. Parents’ formal seating piece: Spring from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi
2. Attendants’ processional piece:  Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
3. Bride’s entrance: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Musical interlude: In My Life – Beatles  (for Sand Ceremony)
5. Recessional: All You Need Is Love – Beatles

August 12, 2012 – Youngberg Hill Vineyard

Ensemble: trio of flute/saxophone/vocals, guitar, and bass (Susan, David, Keith)

Prelude: elegant classical

1. Entrance of Parents: Flower Duet from Lakme, Delibes
2. Processional of Attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, Bach
3. Entrance of Bride: Canon in D, Pachelbel
4. Recessional: Wedding March, Mendelssohn

Cocktail hour and dinner: 20’s-50’s swing/standards, mixed with a few contemporary songs

July 28, 2012 • Resort at the Mountain, Welches

Ensemble:  Violin + Guitar Duo (Justin M and Travis)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of pieces from our prelude collection

1. Processional of Parents & Attendants Jesu  – Bach
2. Entrance of the Bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Interlude (salt ceremony and greeting of family): O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
4. Second Interlude (song): “For You” – John Denver.  Sung by Sister of Groom, and accompanied by Collage.  We also provided sound (mic, mic stand, and PA).
5. Recessional: Two of Us – Beatles

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.

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!

February 18, 2012 • the Governor Hotel

Ensemble: Quartet of violin, flute, cello and guitar (Susan, Lauren, Skip, and David)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of elegant traditional baroque and romantic selections

1. Processional for Everyone including Bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
2. Unity Candle: Air on the G String – Bach
3. Recessional: Viva La Vida – Coldplay

Cocktail hour: a mix of swing and contemporary rock and pop covers

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

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

August 13, 2011 • David Hill Winery

Ensemble: Flute/Saxophone, Guitar, Cello (Susan, David, Skip)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of elegant romantic classical

1. Processional for parents and attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
2. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Recessional: Wedding March – Mendelssohn

Cocktail hour: swing jazz standards with saxophone in place of flute

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 3, 2011 • Red Ridge Farms

 Ensemble: Flute & Guitar duo w/vocals (Susan & David)

1. Processional for parents and attendants: Canon in D – Pachelbel
2. Entrance of the bride: Crazy Love – Van Morrison (instrumental)
3. Recessional: I’m Yours – Jason Mraz (vocal)

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)

May 21, 2011 • Lewis River Golf Course

Ensemble: flute/saxophone, guitar, cello

Prelude: musicians’ choice of traditional baroque and romantic classical

1. Processional for parents and attendants: Cello Suite No.1 Prelude – Bach (played on solo cello)
2. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel (all instruments)
3. Recessional: “Viva La Vida” – Coldplay

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

April 29, 2011 • Willamette Valley Vineyards

Ensemble: trio of flute, guitar & cello (Susan, David, & Skip)

Prelude: contemporary pop and rock covers (instrumental)

1. Processional for parents/attendants: “In My Life” – Beatles
2. Entrance of the bride: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You”– Frankie Valli/Lauryn Hill
3. Recessional: “Beautiful Day” – U2

August 14, 2010 • The Oregon Garden

Ensemble: Trio of flute, violin and guitar (Susan, Lauren & Bret)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of romantic classical

1. Processional for parents and grandparents: Wachet Auf – Bach
2. Processional for bridal party: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring– Bach
3. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Recessional: Ode To Joy – Beethoven

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

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