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Planning your wedding music is easy!

Just fill out as much as you can of the form below and click the Submit button for a complimentary consultation.  Or, if you prefer, you can send me an email instead.

 

1. How did you hear about me?

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2. Please enter your contact information so we can discuss your selections.

Your First Name (required) 

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What is your role in this wedding? (required) 

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3. When is the big day?

 

4. Would you like trumpet music at your ceremony, reception, or both?

 

5. Tell me about your ceremony.

Indoors        Outdoors

Ceremony Time 

Ceremony Venue (name of church, synagogue, function hall, etc.)

Ceremony Address

 

Describe the type of ceremony you are planning (ex. large formal catholic mass, small casual civil ceremony, etc.).

Enter number of attendants:

Bridesmaids

Groomsmen

Others (flowergirl, ring bearer, etc.)

 

6. For your ceremony music, do you prefer solo trumpet with organ, two trumpets with organ, brass quintet, or trumpet with string quartet?

 

7. Select a tune that you like for each musical moment in your ceremony.  If one of the moments listed below will not be part of your ceremony, or if you prefer not to have trumpet music at that moment, make the appropriate selection at the end of that section.  Be aware that, if your wedding is in a church, the church's music director may have final say over the musical selections to be performed in that church.  You may click on any of the underlined selections to hear me perform that piece in streaming audio (RealPlayer must be installed on your computer).  If you do not have the latest version of RealPlayer installed on your computer, you can download it for free by clicking here.

 

          a. Prelude (you may select more than one)

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre

          Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

          Bach: Bist Du Bei Mir

          Franck: Panis Angelicus

          Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary

          Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the prelude.

          Prelude music is not part of my ceremony.

 

          b. Mothers' Entrance

          Schubert: Ave Maria

          Gounod: Ave Maria

          Bach: Bist Du Bei Mir

          Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Franck: Panis Angelicus

          Pachelbel: Canon

          Handel: Air from Water Music

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the mothers' entrance.

          Mothers' entrance is not part of my ceremony.

 

          c. Attendants' Processional

          Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary ("Prince of Denmark's March")

          Purcell: Trumpet Tune

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Charpentier: Prelude to Te Deum

          Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary

          Pachelbel: Canon

          Campra: Rigaudon

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the attendants' processional.

          I will not have a separate processional for attendants.  (When the aisle is short and/or the wedding party is small, it is common to have one processional for everyone to avoid stopping and starting after a short musical segment.  You may also simply prefer to have one selection for the entire procession.)

 

          d. Bride's Processional

          Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary ("Prince of Denmark's March")

          Wagner: Bridal Chorus ("Here Comes the Bride")

          Purcell: Trumpet Tune

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Charpentier: Prelude to Te Deum

          Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary

          Beethoven: Ode to Joy ("Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee")

          Campra: Rigaudon

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the bride's processional.

 

          e. Candle Lighting

          Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre

          Bach: Bist Du Bei Mir

          Franck: Panis Angelicus

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Schubert: Ave Maria

          Gounod: Ave Maria

          Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

          Handel: Air from Water Music

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the candle lighting.

          Candle Lighting is not part of my ceremony.

 

          f. Special Music

          Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre

          Bach: Bist Du Bei Mir

          Franck: Panis Angelicus

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Schubert: Ave Maria

          Gounod: Ave Maria

          Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

          Handel: Air from Water Music

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the special music.

          Special Music is not part of my ceremony.

 

          g. Offertory (Mass only)

          Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre

          Bach: Bist Du Bei Mir

          Franck: Panis Angelicus

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Schubert: Ave Maria

          Gounod: Ave Maria

          Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

          Handel: Air from Water Music

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the offertory.

          Offertory is not part of my ceremony.

 

          h. Communion (Mass only)

          Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre

          Bach: Bist Du Bei Mir

          Franck: Panis Angelicus

          Telemann: Mercy from Heroic Music

          Schubert: Ave Maria

          Gounod: Ave Maria

          Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

          Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory

          Handel: Air from Water Music

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the communion.

          Communion is not part of my ceremony.

 

          i. Recessional

          Purcell: Trumpet Tune

          Handel: Allegro Maestoso from Water Music

          Mendelssohn: Wedding March

          Mouret: Rondeau ("Masterpiece Theater")

          Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary

          Charpentier: Prelude to Te Deum

          Beethoven: Ode to Joy ("Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee")

          Campra: Rigaudon

          Marcello: The Heavens Declare

          Handel: La Rejouisance from Music for the Royal Fireworks

          Other (specify)

          No preference

          I do not want trumpet music during the recessional.

 

8. What other musicians will be involved in your ceremony?  Do you need a referral for an organist or a singer?

I have an organist.

          Organist's Name 

          Organist's Phone Number 

I need an organist.

I will not have organ at my ceremony.

 

I have a singer.

          Singer's Name 

          Singer's Phone Number 

I need a female singer.

I need a male singer.

I will not have a singer at my ceremony.

 

9. How would you like the male musicians dressed at your ceremony?

Dark Suit with Long Tie

Tuxedo with Black Bowtie

Tails with White Bowtie

Other (specify)

No preference

 

10. Type any special requests or  circumstances for your ceremony here.

 

11. Tell me about your cocktail hour or reception.

Indoors        Outdoors

Cocktail Hour/Reception Time 

Duration of Cocktail Hour/Reception 

Cocktail Hour/Reception Venue (name of restaurant, hotel, function hall, etc.)

Cocktail Hour/Reception Address

 

 

12. For your cocktail hour or reception music, do you prefer brass quintet or trumpet with string quartet?

 

13. What style of music do you prefer for your cocktail hour or reception?

 

14. How would you like the male musicians dressed at your reception?

Dark suit with long tie

Tuxedo with black bowtie

Tails with white bowtie

Other (specify)

No preference

 

15. Type any special requests or circumstances for your cocktail hour or reception here.

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