Presentation on theme: "Wedding Music Preparation Congratulations on your engagement! This presentation will assist you in choosing music for your wedding at your leisure and."— Presentation transcript:
Wedding Music Preparation Congratulations on your engagement! This presentation will assist you in choosing music for your wedding at your leisure and in the comfort of your own home or office. Time is of the essence when planning a wedding and this tool will hopefully lighten the load of the many decisions you will be making during the wedding preparation process. Attached is a downloadable form that will assist you in making your musical selections.
Gathering Hymns Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You#528 All Creatures of Our God and King#533 God in the Planning#868 Love Divine, All Loves Excelling#622 We Gather Together#571
Psalms Blest are Those Who Love You Let Your Mercy be on Us The Lord is Kind and Merciful Taste and See
Preparation of the Altar & Gifts Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring J. S. Bach AriosoArioso J. S. Bach
Communion Hymns One Bread, One Body Let Us Be Bread Life Giving Bread, Saving Cup Take and Eat Take and Eat this Bread Song of the Body of Christ
Visitation to the Holy Family Shrine Ave MariaF. Schubert Ave MariaBach/Gonoud MagnificatD. Haas MagnificatJ. Chepponis
Recessionals Allegro MaestosoG. F. Handel Wedding March F. Mendelssohn Sortie in DC. Franck Toccata on NettletonR. Gullion Toccata GiocosaG. Martin
Your Ideas… Although there is a vast array of music appropriate for weddings, this is just a small representation of what is available to you. You may already have some ideas of what you prefer and please feel free to share those ideas and selections with me. We will work together to make your wedding a true reflection of your musical tastes and styles and unique in its own right.
Cantors/Vocalists Saint Christopher Parish boasts a very talented group of cantors that regularly minister at our weekend liturgies. The cantor you select will assist your family and friends in active participation during the musical elements of the wedding liturgy. Our current list of cantors available for weddings are as follows… Kathy Brown Michelle Romary Kathy Popp Patrick Walsh Please contact me for current cantoring schedules so you may have an opportunity to hear our talented cantors before you make your final choice of whom you wish to have minister at your wedding.
Additional Instrumentation Saint Christopher is very blest to have high caliber musical instruments that serve at liturgy. Our beautiful Schantz Pipe Organ along with our Steinway B Grand Piano offer great versatility in the execution of liturgical music. Although you will have these instruments at your disposal for your wedding celebration, you may also wish to engage other instruments for the liturgy as well. The following are some suggestions… Trumpet ($150) Flute ($150) Oboe ($150) Violin ($150) If your budget permits, please let me know which you prefer, or any of the above in combination and I will be happy to secure the additional instrumentation for you.