Sample Traditional Wedding Ceremony Music

Prelude Music:

1. Allegro, Marcello
2. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Bach
3. March, from Scipio, Handel
4. Trumpet Tune, Purcell
5. Air, from Water Music Suite, Handel
6. Hornpipe, from Water Music Suite, Handel
7. Trumpet Voluntary, Clarke
8. Te Deum, Charpentier
9. Simple Gifts, Shaker Hymn (extra if needed)
10.Ode to Joy, Beethoven (extra if needed)

Wedding Ceremony Music:

11. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Bach (Grandmothers and mothers)
12. Kanon in D, Pachelbel (Bridesmaid, Flower Girl, Ring Bearer)
13. Bridal Chorus, Wagner (Bride’s Processional)
14. Be Thou My Vision (Unity Candle if needed)
15. Wedding March, Mendelssohn (Recessional)
16. La Rejouissance, Handel (Postlude)

Sample Pop/Contemporary Ceremony Music

Prelude Music:

1. I Will, Beatles
2. All I ask of You, Weber
3. Ashokan Farewell, Unger
4. Evergreen, from A Star is Born
5. What a Wonderful World, Thiele and Weiss
6. How Long Will I Love You? Goulding
7. In My Life, Beatles
8. Sunrise, Sunset, from Fiddler on the Roof
9. Love Me Tender, Presley (extra if needed)
10.Edelweiss, from The Sound of Music (extra if needed)

Wedding Ceremony Music:

11. Unchained Melody (Grandmothers/Mothers)
12. Can’t Help Falling In Love (Bridemaids, Flower Girl, Ring Bearer)
13. A Thousand Years (Bride’s Processional)
14. In This Very Room (Unity Candle if needed)
15. All You Need is Love (Recessional)
16. Calico Skies (Postlude)

Repertoire List


Air and Hornpipe, from the Water Music Suite, Handel
Allegro, Marcello
Alleluia, from Exulte Jubilate, Mozart
Arioso, Bach
Autumn and Spring, from The Four Seasons, Vivaldi
Bourre, Handel
Brandenburg Concerto, No. 3, Bach
Bridal Chorus from opera Lohengrin, Wagner
Celebrated Air aka Air for the G String, Bach
Claire de Lune, Debussey
Hallelujah Chorus, Handel
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Bach
Kanon in D, Pachelbel
La Rejouissance, from The Royal Fireworks Suite, Handel
Love’s Greeting—Salute D’Amour, Elgar
March, from the opera Scipio, Handel
Meditation, from Thais, Massenet
Minuets, Bach and Beethoven
My Heart Ever Faithful, Bach
Rondeau, from Premiere Suite, Mouret
Te Deum, Charpentier
The Flower Duet, from Lakme
Trumpet Tune, Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary aka Prince of Denmark March, PurcellTrumpet
Wedding March, from the ballet A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mendelssohn

Note: Fanfares and grand entrances for wedding ceremony and reception are available by Herald Trumpet complete with King Arthurs Court type banner for an additional fee.


All the Way My Savoir Leads Me
Amazing Grace
Ave Maria, Schubert or Bach
Be Thou My Vision
Bind Us Together
Blest Be The Tie That Binds
Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing
For the Beauty of the Earth
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
How Beautiful
How Deep The Father’s Love For Us
In Christ Alone
In This Very Room
I Will be Here
Lords Prayer,
Ode To Joy aka Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
O Love That Will Not Let Me Go
O Perfect Love
Simple Gifts

Any hymn can be played. If you have a favorite, please ask.


A Thousand Years, C. Perri
A Whole New World, from Aladdin
All I Ask Of You, from The Phantom of the Opera
Always, Berlin
Ashokan Farewell, Unger
Bless the Broken Road, Hummons, Boyd, Hanna
Can You Feel The Love Tonight, from Lion King
Can’t Help Falling In Love, Peretti, Creatore and Weiss
Crazy, Willie Nelson
Edelweiss, from The Sound of Music
El Choclo (Tango)
Endless Love, Richie
Evergreen, from A Star is Born
Five-foot Two, Henderson
Gabriele’s Oboe, Morriconi
God Only Knows, Beach Boys
Hallelujah, Cohen
Home, Edward Sharpe Magnetic Zeros
How Long Will I Love You? E. Goulding
Hello Dolly, Herman
I Choose You, Bareilles
I Could Have Danced All Night, from My Fair Lady
I’m Yours, Mraz
Love Me Tender, Presley
Ludlows, from Legends of the Fall
Marry Me, Train
Marry You, Mars
Moon River, Mancini
Music of the Night, Weber
My Old Kentucky Home, Foster
One Hand, One Heart, from West Side Story
Over The Rainbow, from Wizard of Oz
River Flows in You, Yiruma
Scarborough Fair, Traditional English Ballad
Smile Theme, from Modern Times
Some Enchanted Evening, from South Pacific
Somewhere In Time, Barry
Somewhere My Love, from Dr. Zhavago
Sunrise, Sunset, from Fiddler On the Roof
Tennessee Waltz, King
The Music of the Night, from Phantom of the Opera
This Will Be An Everlasting Love, Jackson/Yancey
Theme, from Ice Castles
’Til There Was You, from the musical Music Man
Unchained Melody, North
What a Wonderful World, Thiele and Weiss
What the World Needs Now, Bacharach

Other selections from well-known musicals and movies are available.

The Beatles

All You Need Is Love
All My Loving
Calico Skies
Grow Old With Me
Here Comes The Sun
Here, There, Everywhere
Hey Jude
I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends
If I Fell In Love With You
In My Life
I Will
Let It Be
Maybe I’m Amazed
Norwegian Wood
The Long and Winding Road
We Can Work It Out
When I’m 64

Additional requests are welcome in advance. Arrangements by us for string trio are an additional service, depending on selection. This is not a complete list of our repertoire so please inquire if you have a request.

Thank you to Nathan Vogel Photography for the image used in the header of this page.