Wedding Ceremony Prelude / Processional Music
When it comes to ceremony music, the Vitamin String Quartet is a great recommendation. No matter what kind of music you like, Vitamin String Quartet takes just about any song and plays it to strings. It's a great way to keep a classical traditional feel but also incorporating a modern vibe. Any song that has to do with love is always a safe song choice. You can find an amazing selection of Vitamin String Quartet music on Itunes. If strings are not the feel you are going for then perhaps you can choose some of your favorite songs in a piano version or karaoke tracks?
Prelude & Processional Music - Traditional
These songs have countless versions from a variety of different instruments to a variety of artists / Compossers. Bach, Johann Pacelbel, Lumiere String Quartet and O'Neil Brothers are just to name a few of the more popular.
Prelude & Processional Music - Non Traditional
Fun Recessional Music Choices - Non Traditional
Cocktail & Dinner Music
Cocktail music is simply background noise filler while your guests mingle, catch up and get to know each other. When choosing cocktail music, it is recommended that you don't choose music that you want to listen to. During this time the Newleyweds are typically not present as they are off with their bridal party and immediate family taking pictures. However, dinner time is a great opportunity to choose music that you love and that are a reflection of your personalities. Great cocktail and dinner music suggestions include...
Music for Introductions of Bridal Party & Newleyweds
Your music choices for Introductions can really set the tone for your reception. Every event is different and takes on a life of it's own especially when your dealing with family dynamics Whether you are looking for high energy, sophistication or something more conservative for introductions your music choices will dictate the vibe for the entire event.
Great Introduction song selections include...
Parent Dance Suggestions...
Father / Daughter Dance
Mother / Son Dance
Cake Cutting Ceremony
You can refer to first dance songs for cake cutting ideas or check out the following suggestions...
Garter / Bouquet Toss Suggestions
Garter Removal or Putting Garter on Winner of Bouquet Toss
Last Dance Suggestions
Party Favorite Suggestions (Dancing) - When picking out your music choices for dancing, please keep in mind that DJ Phil can only play approximately 15 songs per hour. DJ Phil encourages you to choose some must play songs for dancing but it is also a good idea to give DJ Phil some flexibility to read your crowd and play songs that can get the most out of your celebration. Have fun!!!!
DJ Phil has an extensive music library consisting of over 30,000 songs. To help you with your music selections, DJ Phil has provided you with some song suggestions below and some helpful tips...