Piano Music for Weddings

Port Macquarie pianist performing liveDerek Moule (AMusA) has extensive experience as a pianist and can provide piano music for weddings and receptions. Classically trained, though also comfortable with modern repertoire.

Servicing Port Macquarie and surrounding areas.

Reasonable rates and committed to performance of the highest standard.

Derek is happy to provide a no-obligation quote for his performance, and is happy to discuss any special requirements / music you would like played at your wedding.


Choosing music for a wedding

A lot of time (and money!) often goes into planning a special wedding. Music can be very powerful in setting the tone of the occasion. Browsing the internet, there are many posts from people asking for suggestions of music suitable for weddings.

Derek Moule is an experienced pianist and offers some advice for people trying to choose music for a wedding. He suggests searching for less commonly played music that was written specifically as wedding music. Many composers wrote fantastic wedding bridal entrances and postludes that are not played very often and so seem special and unique to your wedding, yet are designed for the occasion and so sound 'right'. CD recordings of popular songs, Wagner's Bridal March from 'Lohengrin' and Mendelssohn's Wedding March from 'Midsummer Night's Dream' are very common but played so often so might not seem as unique or special. As you listen to the music try to imagine if it would create the atmosphere that you would like while you walk down the aisle or depart from the ceremony.

Having music performed 'live' at a wedding provides much better sound quality, is more special as it is really being performed for the wedding and eliminates problems caused by wrong tracks being used.

If you would like to discuss music for your wedding, give Derek a call on 0404 431 022 or contact us.


Wedding music suggestions

These are just a few suggestions. Don't feel limited by this list - Derek has a very large repertoire and music collection and is more than happy to discuss any other music you would like that is not included on this short list.

Bridal Entrance:
BachAir from Suite in D
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
WagnerBridal March from 'Lohengrin' (please note this is chosen A LOT - see above)
Signing of the Register:
AlbenizTango from Espana op. 165 no. 2
Bach / GounodAve Maria
BeethovenFur Elise
ChopinWaltz in A flat major op. 69 no. 1
DebussyClair de Lune
LisztWidmung (Devotion) (Transcription of a Schumann song)
MascagniIntermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
PachelbelCanon in D
SchubertSerenade
Postlude (end of the ceremony):
GriegWedding Day at Troldhaugen
MendelssohnWedding March from 'Midsummer Night's Dream' (please note this is chosen A LOT - see above)

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