September 28th at EcoTrust Terrace

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Ensemble: trio of Susan (flute/saxophone/vocals), Travis (guitar), Guy (cello)

PRELUDE MUSIC Classical musical selection including the below and musicians’ choice.

Largo from Winter, Vivaldi
The Swan, Saint-Saens

Pre-processional (for entrance of officiant, groom, and ring bearer): Nocturne Opus 2 no. 9 – Chopin
Entrance of Bride and flower girls: Stand by Me – Ben E King
Recessional: This Must be the Place – David Byrne

Cocktail hour: Mix of Oldies/R&B/Acoustic Contemporary

Dinner: Mix of Jazz and Swing-era Ballads of the 30’s – 50’s.

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

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

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 20, 2013 – Private Residence in Damascus

Ensemble: quartet of flute, violin, guitar, and cello (Susan, Lauren, David, and Skip) with Susan on saxophone and vocals for cocktail hour

Prelude: classical and romantic selections of the musicians’ choosing

1. Entrance of Parents: O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
2. Processional of Attendants: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Entrance of Bride: Bridal Chorus – Wagner
4. Recessional: Wedding March – Mendelssohn

Cocktail hour: swing jazz standards with vocals and saxophone – yay our favorite!

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 6, 2012 – Historic Balch Hotel in Dufur

Ensemble: Flute/Saxophone/vocals, violin, & guitar trio (Susan, Eddie, Travis)

Prelude: Musicians’ choice of romantic classical

1. Entrance of Family: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
2. Processional of Attendants: By Your Side, Sade
3. Entrance of the Bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Remembrance Song: In My Life – Beatles (w/vocal by Susan)
5. Tree planting: La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf (instrumental)
6. Recessional: Viva la Vida – Coldplay

Cocktail hour: vintage swing with vocals and saxophone!

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

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.

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

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.

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

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)