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Hire Sam Scherdel Singing guitarist with Encore
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£300 - £600
Singing guitaristDoncaster

The highest rated/most established Solo performer in the North” “Sam's husky gravelly vocal style belongs with Rod Stewart and Kelly Jones''

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Hire Lucy Nolan Harpist with Encore
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£400 - £750
HarpistDerbyshire

Award-winning harpist available for solo and orchestral work, weddings, events and private tuition in North England and the Midlands.

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Hire Michael Quinn Bagpiper with Encore
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£225 - £312.50
BagpiperHyde

#40 years experience, ex Pipe Major of Manchester Fire Service Pipe band currently teaching competing with City Of Manchester Pipe Band

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Hire Lily Kerbey Singing guitarist with Encore
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£250 - £562.50
Singing guitaristBarnsley

Yorkshire based singer & guitarist with over 10 years of experience playing at weddings, parties, venues and events

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Hire Paddy James Singing guitarist with Encore
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£400 - £750
Singing guitaristWakefield

One man you won’t regret booking for your event.

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Hire Matthew Turner Singing guitarist with Encore
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£300 - £400
Singing guitaristMatlock

A versatile & exciting singer/guitarist based in the Midlands. With 10+ years experience performing at events across the UK and abroad.

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Hire Chloe Jones Singing guitarist with Encore
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£200 - £400
Singing guitaristDukinfield

Singing guitarist and songwriter based in Manchester. Incredible talent - skilled at performing beautiful acoustic covers of classic hits!

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Hire Cameron Edgar Bagpiper with Encore
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From£160
BagpiperLeeds

A World Champion bagpipe player available to play at all functions including weddings, funerals, corporate events, and others.

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Hire Tom Alexander Singing guitarist with Encore
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£250 - £450
Singing guitaristLeeds

Tom is a Singer/Guitarist based in Leeds with years of experience playing at pubs, parties, weddings and private events.

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Hire Nick Keen Singing guitarist with Encore
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Singing guitaristNottingham

Nick is a talented singer and musician, specialising in weddings, parties and corporate dos. Available UK-wide + inc. free DJ service.

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Hire Lee Dawson Singing guitarist with Encore
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£180 - £350
Singing guitaristBrighouse

Lee is an experienced and versatile musician with a vast set list to choose from, perfect for all of your musical needs.

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Hire Doug Nissley Singing guitarist with Encore
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£160 - £475
Singing guitaristWakefield

American singer/songwriter in the UK. Performing regularly around the UK and offering a uniquie mix of Country, Americana and Classic Rock.

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Hire Ruth Lee Harpist with Encore
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£375 - £625
HarpistSheffield

An award-winning harpist and vocalist based in Sheffield and Lincolnshire, providing bespoke music for special events.

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Hire H.U.M Gospel Choir Gospel choir with Encore
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Gospel choirLeeds

One of the most versatile and sought-after Gospel Choirs in the north, bringing to you soulful vocals that will have your hair's on end.

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Hire Ben Renwick Singing guitarist with Encore
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£150 - £400
Singing guitaristRotherham

From Oasis to Mamas and Papas, Chaka Khan to Britney Spears and Sam Sparro, then on to The Beatles, Daft Punk and Shed Seven!

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Hire James Leslie  Singing guitarist with Encore
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£250 - £562.50
Singing guitaristHuddersfield

"Acoustic singer song writer available throughout the UK" Favourite Covers

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Hire James (Tom & James) Singing guitarist with Encore
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Singing guitaristMirfield

Tom & James are a very versatile acoustic duo covering popular songs from every decade since the 50s. Hailing from WY we will travel the UK

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Hire Tom Featherstone Singing guitarist with Encore
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£160 - £300
Singing guitaristSheffield

Versatile, flexible and commited musician - chilled vibes / party vibes - let's work something out.

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“Brilliant singer that added a great atmosphere to our wedding day! Would absolutely recommend. ”

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Philippa hired Nick Keen for a Wedding (available in Rotherham)

“Ruth is an absolutely delightful and extremely talented young lady. Loads of positive comments on the night. Would definitely recommend ”

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Lynn hired Ruth Lee for a Private event (available in Rotherham)

“I couldn't recommend Nick any more he absolutely exceeded our expectations, nothing was too much trouble for him, he interacted with our crowd brilliantly, and had great banter aswell as a fantastic voice. If your thinking of booking nick donit you won't be disappointed.”

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Gemma hired Nick Keen for a Private event (available in Rotherham)

FAQs about hiring Wedding Ceremony Musicians in Rotherham

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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 Rotherham

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

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

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