September 7, 2012 – World Forestry Center

Ensemble: flute, violin, cello trio (Susan, Elizabeth, and Collin)

1. Entrance of Family: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring ~ Bach 
2. Processional of Attendants: Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G major, Prelude ~ Bach 
3. Entrance of Bride: Bridal Chorus ~ Wagner  
4. Recessional: Wedding March ~ Mendelssohn

Postlude: Waltz from Sleeping Beauty ~ Tchaikovsky

September 7, 2012 – Gray Gables Estate

Ensemble: violin, guitar, cello trio

Processional for family and attendants: With or Without You – U2
Processional for bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
Recessional: Beautiful Day – U2

Cocktail hour: vintage swing!

September 2, 2012 – The Reserve Golf Course & Vineyard

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

1. Parents’ formal seating: Someone to Watch Over Me – Gershwin
2. Attendants’ processional: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach
3. Bride’s entrance: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Recessional: You’re My Best Friend – Queen

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 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 11, 2012 – Kennedy School

Ensemble: trio of flute, violin, & cello (Susan, Justin M, Kristin)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of romantic classical

1. Processional of parents and attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, Bach
2. Entrance of Bride: Canon in D, Pachelbel
3. Recessional: Don’t Stop Believing, Journey.  Then Sweet Child of Mine, GNR for post-lude.

August 4, 2012 – Waverley Country Club

Ensemble: flute, violin, viola, cello quartet (Susan, Justin M, Mattie, Kristin)

Prelude: classical, including requests for Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 Allegro, Handel’s Hornpipe from Watermusic, and Haydn’s London Trios.

1. Entrance of Parents and Grandparents: La Rejouissance, Handel 
2. Processional of Attendants: Canon in D, Pachelbel
3. Entrance of Bride: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, Bach
4. Interlude (Sand Ceremony): Air on the G String, Bach
5. Recessional: Sweet Child of Mine – GNR

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

July 14, 2012 • Rock Creek Country Club

Ensemble:  String Trio (2 violins + cello) (Justin M, Elizabeth, & Kristin)

Prelude requests:

  • By Your Side (Sade)
  • Second That Emotion (Smokey Robinson)
  • Beautiful Day (U2) (and several others)

1. Entrance of Parents: All of the Lights (slower intro part)– Kanye West
2. Processional of Attendants All of the Lights (main part) – Kanye West
3. Entrance of the Bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Recessional: Viva la Vida – Coldplay

July 25, 2012 • Camas Meadows Golf Club

Ensemble:  Violin + Cello Duo (Justin & Guy)

Prelude: classical selections chosen by the musicians

1. Entrance of Parents and Attendants: Jesu – Bach (chosen by the musicians)
2. Entrance of the bride: Canon – Pachelbel (this was the bride’s only musical request; the rest she left to us)
3. Recessional: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel (also chosen by the musicians)

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

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 • Pendarvis Farm

Ensemble: Violin & Cello Duo

Prelude request: Flower Duet – Delibes; other selections chosen by musicians

1. Processional for parents and attendants: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
2. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Responsorial Psalm: “Taste and See” – the duo accompanied a vocalist who was a friend of the bride
4. Alleluia: Celtic Alleluia – also sung by the vocalist; violin and cello accompanied
5. Unity Candle:  Air on the G String – Bach
6. Placing of veil and cord: Ave Maria – Schubert
7. Recessional: Spring – Vivaldi

September 17, 2011 • Langdon Farms

Ensemble: Flute, Violin, & Cello Trio (Susan, Casey, Kristin)

1. Formal Seating of parents and honored guests: Air from Orchestra Suite 3 – Bach
2. Attendants’ Processional: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
3. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Recessional: Wedding March – Mendelssohn, intro only; after which we faded out and the DJ deftly faded in the OSU fight song!

September 10, 2011 • DeArmand Garden Estate

Ensemble: String Quartet (Justin, Lauren, Mattie, Kristin)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of traditional baroque and classical

1. Formal Seating of parents: Arioso – Bach
2. Attendants’ Processional: Yellow – Coldplay
3. Entrance of the bride: Canon in D – Pachelbel
4. Unity Candle: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing (Hymn) -played instrumentally by the quartet
5. Recessional: Viva La Vida – Coldplay

August 27, 2011 • The Aerie at Eagle Landing

Ensemble: String Trio (Elizabeth, Tatiana, & Kristin)

1. Processional for parents and attendants: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso – Morricone
2. Entrance of the bride: Into The West (from Lord of the Rings)
3. Ceremony interlude: (communion) Liebestraum – Liszt
4. Recessional: Viva La Vida – Coldplay

August 6, 2011 • Linfield College Campus

Ensemble: String Quartet (Justin, Lauren, Mattie, Skip)

Prelude: musicians’ choice of traditional baroque and classical

1. Parents’ formal seating piece: Flower Duet – Delibes
2. Processional for attendants: Canon in D – Pachelbel
3. Entrance of the bride:Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
4. Recessional: Under the Sea (from “The Little Mermaid”)

Postlude: Custom medley of Disney songs including “Be Our Guest”, “Kiss The Girl”, “Whole New World”, and “Beauty and the Beast”.

July 17, 2011 • DeArmand Garden Estate

Ensemble: String Trio (Justin, Lauren, & Skip)

Prelude: La Vie en Rose, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and other selections chosen by the musicians

1. Processional for parents and attendants: The Girl With The Flaxen Hair – Debussy
2. Entrance of the bride: Meditation from Thais – Massenet
3. Unity Candle: Arioso – Bach
4. Communion: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso – Morricone
5. Recessional: Beautiful Day – U2