When Choosing Music For Your Wedding
When choosing your music, it is important that you take into consideration the theme of your wedding. It would be a great idea to hire musicians that can produce the kind of songs that you've been looking for. They should be able to change the type of music smoothly and flawlessly.
It is essential that you select songs or background music that are mildly upbeat to avoid guests from nodding off or falling asleep. Pop jazz music is the ideal genre for this. Never play blaring rock music that can cause headache not only to you but also to your guests as well. It is always a good idea to use instrumental music from popular songs. Add a twist by arranging it with catchy jazz hooks. Vocals are usually not needed, and this can surely catch your guests' attention.
The background music during your wedding reception is just as important as the decorations you have painstakingly organized to get the perfect picture. The right music will certainly give you the perfect ambiance that you have always been looking for. It serves as a relaxing lullaby for your guests while they are eating and talking to each other. This can also perk them up when it is time for the guests to participate in a program or when you want them to start dancing. One thing's for sure -- the music can control the environment that you are aiming for.
Choosing dinner music for a wedding reception requires finding an upbeat but mellow set of songs that won't overpower the mingling and conversation of your guests during the meal. For example, find the perfect wedding dinner music with solo piano or a small band performing from genres like smooth jazz, bossa nova, pop, or tango.
- Francis Danis is with Pianist Philadelphia in Bristol, PA, and has been a WedPlan Member since Oct 2010.