Posts Tagged “weddings”

Solo Violin

Solo Violin Musicians for Weddings, Parties, Anything! We are unique musicians offering a variety of music entertainment for your special event including Jazz, Classical, Acoustic, Swing, Irish/Celtic, Fiddle, Bluegrass, Gypsy, Strolling Music, Italian, Jewish, Blues, Klezmer and Dance Music. In 2006, we performed at 126 weddings and parties, and 87 in 2005. We are self contained, can perform acoustic or electric, show up on time, are not too loud and our rates are lower than most. Be sure to listen to some of our music samples on our site and have all ...  

Classical Strings

Beautiful and elegant string music for weddings and special events in Los Angeles and Southern California! We are available to perform in the following combinations: String quartet . . . 2 Violins, 1 viola and 1 cello String quintet . . . 2 Violins, 1 viola, 1 cello and 1 bass String trio . . . 1 Violin, 1 viola and 1 cello String duo #1 ...  

Mandolin

There is nothing more enchanting or romantic than the beautiful, angelic sound of the mandolin. Our experienced musicians play a wide variety of musical styles that you love, including Italian, Jazz, Swing, Classical, Latin, Klezmer, Jewish, Bluegrass, Old-time, Irish / Celtic, Greek, and Russian mandolin music, not to mention your favorite movie themes and pop music! Mandolin Magic performs acoustic mandolin, electric mandolin, solo mandolin with backing tracks, strolling mandolin, duo mandolins, mandolin ensembles, or mandolin with a full band. We are ...  

Bluegrass & Folk

From the opening notes of your ceremony prelude music, to the last waltz at the reception, fiddle music is the perfect soundtrack to a great wedding. The fiddle appeals to people of all generations and brings out the best in everyone; it encourages your guests to have a good time and instantly allows them to celebrate, relax and enjoy themselves, exactly what you want at your wedding! We also understand how important your wedding day is, and how stressful it can be. We are a group of experienced, passionate, and professional musicians who perform at weddings for ...  

Swing Orchestra

Tapping into the rich dance band traditions of Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Xavier Cugat, Tommy Dorsey and other historical favorites such as Bob Wills, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie, The Whole of the Moon Swing Orchestra provides the perfect musical soundtrack for parties, weddings, anniversaries, corporate functions, and other special events. The band features cream of the crop of the Los Angeles music community and is comprised of passionate and professional musicians who love to play. We are dedicated to making your event a very special occasion that everyone will enjoy. Our full orchestra ...  

Tips for Hiring a String Quartet for Your Wedding or Corporate Event

Many people contact us about hiring the Sparrow Lane Ensemble for their wedding, corporate event or party, and are unsure of where to begin. Since we like to help make the process of booking our string quartet as simple as possible, we decided to compile a list of important tips for hiring a string quartet for your wedding or corporate event. First, and most importantly, whether you are booking a string quartet for the once-in-a-lifetime event of your wedding or are a beginner and are planning your first corporate event, hiring a string quartet is much ...  

Learn About Irish Fiddle Music for Weddings

Many people enjoy the lively and energetic sound of Irish fiddle music. An interesting fact about traditional Irish fiddle music is that it was meant to be played for joyous occasions like weddings and other special events. The fiddle is an important instrument in both traditional and modern Irish music. The fiddle is the same instrument as the violin but is played in a different style. For each region in Ireland, there is a different style of fiddling. The most well-known fiddle traditions are from Donegal, Sligo, Sliabh Luachra and Clare. Most people ...  

Los Angeles Wedding Music

Let the city of Los Angeles inspire your wedding music! The varied backdrops of Los Angeles can provide the most spectacular settings for your wedding day. It is one of the most inspiring and romantic cities in the world. After all, it is called “the city of angels” for a reason – and even inspired a romantic film of the same name! Also, don’t forget that Los Angeles is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world: the assorted cross-sections of world cultures of the city of Los Angeles create a cultural mosaic which is completely unique. ...  

Traditional Jewish Weddings

Each religion has different variations on their wedding ceremonies. With that in mind, here is information about a traditional Messianic Jewish Wedding…. Ketubah Signing The Ketubah is signed in a private ceremony with the Bride, Groom, family and the wedding party. This can actually happen at the rehearsal the evening before. As long as the bride (Kallah) and groom (Chatan) are standing under the Chuppah (canopy), the marriage ceremony can take place almost anywhere — in a synagogue, the bride or groom’s home, in a public venue such as a hotel ...  

Catholic Wedding Music

While our bands play at many diverse styles of weddings — from the traditional to the eclectic — we have decided to place the spotlight on some specific styles of weddings in our blog. In this post, we will share with you the traditional music featured in a Catholic wedding ceremony. Modern Catholic weddings, which are often held in churches, begin with 20 to 30 minutes of prelude music. Traditionally, this music was played by an organist or a pianist. However, modern brides often choose a string quartet, a harpist, a classical guitarist or even a ...  
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—Brenda Z., Zubie's Dry Dock, April 8, 2012

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