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Hire Dabs Singing guitarist with Encore
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£180 - £400
Singing guitaristCardiff

World, Jazz, Pop, Soul, Reggae, Latin, Calypso and the rest. I’m Dabs, Singer, songwriter, guitarist, DJ & frontman of the New Town Kings.

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Hire James Meiklejohn Bagpiper with Encore
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£200 - £295
BagpiperCardiff

I am a bagpipe player originally from Edinburgh but now living in Cardiff, and play at all kinds of traditional and contemporary events.

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Hire Megan Morris Harpist with Encore
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HarpistPontyclun

Megan has performed for HRH Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and former archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan Williams.

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Hire Sam Hickman Harpist with Encore
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£275 - £450
HarpistCardiff

Resident Harpist at Hilton Cardiff 2014-2016. Free-lance singer and harpist with over a decade of experience performing at events & weddings

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Hire Jordan Marks Singing guitarist with Encore
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£200 - £550
Singing guitaristPorthcawl

An exciting Singer / Guitarist & performer based in South Wales. Hugely versatile and fit for weddings, any event and occasions.

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Hire Serenade Strings String quartet with Encore
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String quartetCardiff

Immerse your occasions in a symphony of genres. Classical elegance to modern beats, we orchestrate the perfect ambience.

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Hire Aderyn String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£450 - £840
String quartetCardiff

The #1 String Quartet for hire in Wales & The South East. We've played hundreds of events and have a vast repertoire. We take requests!

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Hire Benjamin Creighton Griffiths Harpist with Encore
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£325 - £400
HarpistCardiff

Benjamin Creighton Griffiths is an Internationally renowned Electro Acoustic Jazz Harpist, Classical Harpist, and Pianist based in Cardiff

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Hire Elliot Oakley Singing guitarist with Encore
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From£180
Singing guitaristCardiff

A solo singer and guitarist with an eclectic setlist that always brings a little something for everyone!

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Hire John Adams Singing guitarist with Encore
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From£400
Singing guitaristAberdare

Singer/Songwriter from Cardiff

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Hire Hannah Williams Harpist Harpist with Encore
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HarpistCardiff

Hannah is a current and in demand harpist based in Wales with a wealth of experience playing at weddings and events.

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Hire Robert Jones Organist with Encore
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From£160
OrganistCardiff

Robert is versatile Pianist and Organist working in South Wales, and beyond.

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Hire The String Quartet Company String quartet with Encore
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£800 - £1000
String quartetCardiff

Made up of professional musicians in South Wales. Whatever your live music event, the string quartet is our business.

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Hire Will  Singing guitarist with Encore
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£312.50 - £562.50
Singing guitaristCwmbran

One of the finest singer guitarists around, Will is guaranteed to impress your guests with his varied repertoire & exceptional musicianship!

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Hire Eleanor Lang Singing guitarist with Encore
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Singing guitaristCardiff

Singing-guitarist specialising in jazz & pop. Eleanor has performed at events across Europe, USA & Thailand, & regularly performs around UK.

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Hire Aaron Wyn Nicholas Singing guitarist with Encore
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£200 - £500
Singing guitaristBridgend

Lead singer of Welsh rock band, Fire Fences - available for gigs of all kinds: Weddings, bars, pubs and events.

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Hire Arianne String Duo String quartet with Encore
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£390 - £760
String quartetSwansea

The #1 string duo in South Wales and the West of England. We've played hundreds of events, from weddings to private birthday parties.

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Hire Gareth Rees Singing guitarist with Encore
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£180 - £320
Singing guitaristCardiff

A talented acoustic guitarist whose arrangements of Celtic melodies can bring a subtle touch of magic to your reception, dinner, or event.

Latest reviews of our Wedding Ceremony Musicians in Mid Glamorgan

James Meiklejohn
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"Could not recommend this fine gentleman anymore! Absolutely perfect from start to finish, whether that be with communication, interaction with the guests to the sheer amazement of his skill. Was definitely a moment to remember for all the family and friends and cannot thank you enough 👏"

Daniel hired James Meiklejohn for a Private event (available in Mid Glamorgan)

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Aderyn String Quartet
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"Aderyn strings were brilliant and made our wedding day very memorable. They played Wildest dreams as my wife walked down the aisle and it was beautiful! They were great at communicating and organising a playlist before the wedding, we had a quick meeting on the day of, to go over timings which was very helpful. They were happy to move locations too and got of lots of compliments at how beautiful the music was! Highly recommend - thank you for making our wedding day so special! "

Max hired Aderyn String Quartet for a Wedding (available in Mid Glamorgan)

Verified Review, 8 June 2024
John Imrie
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"Brilliant, went above and beyond what was requested, and great value. Many thanks"

Peter hired John Imrie for a Funeral / Memorial service (available in Mid Glamorgan)

Verified Review, 30 May 2024

FAQs about hiring Wedding Ceremony Musicians in Mid Glamorgan

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Do you play music during wedding ceremony?

While music isn't strictly mandatory for a wedding ceremony, it's become a deeply ingrained tradition. Its absence might feel oddly quiet and leave some key emotional moments unaccompanied. Live music in ceremonies is used mainly to guide the flow of the wedding. For example, processional music announces the bride’s arrival, recessional music celebrates the union, and interludes provide smooth transitions between readings or vows.

When do you need music in a wedding ceremony?

While the specific timing can vary depending on the length of your ceremony, however as a rule of thumb: Prelude: Around 15-20 minutes before the ceremony starts, soft, calming music begins playing as guests arrive and take their seats. Processional: Music starts right as the first member of the wedding party enters, and continues as the bride walks down the aisle. This typically lasts 2-4 minutes depending on the length of the aisle and song chosen. Readings/Interludes: Short instrumental pieces or calm ambient music can be played between readings or announcements (usually 1-2 minutes each). Vows: Some couples choose to have music playing softly in the background while exchanging vows, while others prefer silence for this intimate moment. Unity Ceremony/Ring Exchange: If you're having a special ceremony like lighting a unity candle or exchanging rings, you might choose a short, meaningful piece of music to accompany this moment (around 1 minute). Recessional: As the newly married couple exits the ceremony, the music shifts to a more upbeat and celebratory tone. The recessional music typically lasts 1-2 minutes, depending on the chosen song. Of course, whichever music you choose is at your discretion as a couple but if you’d like more advice tailored to your vision, please get in touch with one of our experts today.

What is recessional music for wedding ceremony?

The recessional music is the songs that play as you take your first steps as a newly married couple. It marks the joyful end to your ceremony and sets the tone for the drinks reception. Take a look at your blog for inspiration and guides on how to choose the right recessional song for your big day.

How much do wedding ceremony musicians cost?

The average cost of a wedding ceremony musician depends entirely on the type of musician you choose, as well as, other factors such as time of year (peak wedding season being the most expensive), experience of the musician and location of your wedding venue (local musicians almost always the least expensive due to lower travel costs). However, below is a rough guide of prices of some popular musicians for wedding ceremonies: String quartet - £840 Acoustic duos - £650 Organist - £400 Harpist - £350 Singing guitarist - £300 Violinist - £300

Should I have music at wedding ceremony?

Whether you’d like wedding ceremony music is up to you, however, nothing beats the atmosphere live music can create, and your ceremony does set the tone for the rest of your wedding. Live music is great for adding a layer of emotion and intensity to key moments such as the bride walking down the aisle, that pre-recorded music can’t. Another key thing to remember is that with live music, it reduces the chances of technical difficulties as live musicians are seasoned professionals who know how to manage sound levels effectively and maximise the acoustics of a venue. You don’t want to risk pitchy sounds or uneven noise levels during the most important moments of your life.

What music to play before wedding ceremony?

Usually, couples choose to play music before the ceremony as the guests are arriving to create an ambience and set the tone for the rest of the day. Ultimately the choice is up to you, but ideally, you want background music that creates a nice atmosphere but doesn’t overpower conversations as your guests mingle.

How to play music at outdoor wedding ceremony?

There are a lot of great live music options for an outdoor wedding ceremony. String instruments such as violins, cello, and viola are great for outdoor weddings as they have a sharp, directional sound that can cut through background noise in open spaces. Likewise, jazz bands suit outdoor ceremonies as they often feature horns and woodwinds which also project well outdoors. Other ​​outdoor wedding ceremony musicians you may want to consider are harpists, singing guitarists, acoustic duos, and steel drum bands. If you’d like a more interactive experience, consider a roaming band who wander around the venue or dancefloor and perform amongst your guests. Due to their nature of performance, roaming bands are ideal for outdoor wedding ceremonies because they don't need amplification and their sound fills any outdoor space no matter how large.

Hiring a Wedding Ceremony Musician in Mid Glamorgan

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Pop, Classical, Jazz
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Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Wedding Ceremony Musician in Mid Glamorgan?

The typical price for a Wedding Ceremony Musician is:
£Budget£260
££Pro£380
£££High-end£500+

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