Wedding Violinist and Cellist Niagara. Jaclyn and Damien’s wedding ceremony at the White Oaks Resort and Spa, violin and cello duo, January 25, 2014, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.
Snowy Winter Wedding
What a beautiful wedding! The weather was very cold and snowy on the morning of January 25th, but the short drive to the White Oaks Resort was beautiful. When we arrived at the venue and setup, we introduced ourselves to he groom, and had a quick chat with the officiant and the Jacquie, the coordinator at the hotel, before setting up in the Grand Event Foyer Room. This room was huge, and setup for about 200 guests. As the guests were arriving we performed a mix of classical with a few light popular songs thrown in to the mix.
Beautiful Ceremony Selections
For the start of the ceremony we performed a beautiful rendition of A Thousand Years by Christina Perri for both the bridesmaids and the bride, and the sound filled the room, and I could tell by the silence of the guests that and the glint in Jackyln’s eye as she stood at the front that it was enjoyed by all. For the singing of the register, we performed two songs—the theme from Game of Thrones and Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton, one of the couple’s favorite songs, which worked very well during this portion of the ceremony. It is often nice to have a bolder song to start the signing of the register with and switch to something that is a bit softer, and this was certainly the case at this wedding ceremony.
Upbeat exit music
For the grand finale, the couple walked down the aisle to Marry You by Bruno Mars. As we were packing up, a number of guests went out of their way to speak with us, telling us how much they enjoyed our performance. Thank you to great clients and everyone at the venue for such a beautiful experience—everyone had an amazing time.
Venue/planner: Jacquie Conte, White Oaks Resort and Spa
Wedding Violinist and Cellist Niagara: Duo d’Amore-violin and cello duos, string trios and string quartets
Duo d’Amore is a string quartet and wedding ensemble that provides exceptional live music for weddings, corporate events, and other special occasions in Vancouver and surrounding areas. The group consists of professional musicians who have extensive experience performing at various events, ensuring that they deliver an outstanding performance every time.
What sets Duo d’Amore apart is their commitment to providing a personalized experience for each client. They work closely with their clients to understand their preferences and needs, ensuring that they deliver a performance that exceeds their expectations. Whether you are looking for classical music, contemporary pieces, or a mix of both, Duo d’Amore has the expertise to deliver.
Niagara quartet wedding ensembles
One of the most popular offerings of Duo d’Amore is their string quartet. A string quartet consists of four musicians who play the violin, viola, and cello. The quartet is a versatile ensemble that can perform a wide range of music, from classical pieces to modern arrangements of popular songs. The string quartet is perfect for weddings, cocktail receptions, and other events that require elegant, sophisticated music.
Pop, Top40, Jazz, Classical
Duo d’Amore’s string quartet has an extensive repertoire that includes classical pieces by Mozart, Beethoven, and Bach, as well as contemporary pieces by popular artists such as Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, and Bruno Mars. Their ability to perform a mix of classical and contemporary pieces makes them a perfect fit for any event, regardless of the theme or atmosphere.
Custom Song Arrangements
One of the things that sets Duo d’Amore apart is our ability to arrange any song for our varied ensembles. We have a professional arranger on staff who is renowned fo her exceptional work. Just ask us about this service!
Wedding Violinist and Cellist Niagara and additional ensembles
The solo violin
The smallest bowed string instrument in the violin family is the violin. It is also the quietest instrument, but that does not mean that it cannot produce a sound. Don’t forget that violin soloists regularly perform with a 50-100 piece orchestra, in a large hall seating 2000 or more people, and the solo violin can be heard over the entire orchestra, and at the very back of the concert hall. How? This comes down to the skill of the violinist, and positioning. This is why at wedding ceremonies for example we often are quite picky about the exact spot where our violinists and ensembles perform, no matter if the string ensemble is outdoors or indoors a single violinist is a great choice.
Duo d’Amore’s solo violinist is a great option for those who want live music but have a smaller budget. The solo violinist performs classical pieces, contemporary pieces, and a mix of both. Their music is perfect for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, and intimate dinners.
The solo cello Niagara
Like the solo violin, a solo cellist is a great option for slightly smaller wedding ceremonies and receptions in Niagara ON. Larger than the violin, it is very resonant, and can play an equally wide range of music. Clients that hire the solo cello and solo violin for weddings and events often have a guest list of under 50, but not necessarily so.
The violin and cello duo Niagara
The violin and cello duo, or string duet, is made up of one violin player and one cello player. This is our most requested string ensemble for hire in Niagara ON. Having both the violin, which is able to play soaring melodies, and the cello which is able to anchor and often accompany, while having an even larger sound it is no wonder that this is our most popular string ensemble. I like to imagine that the violin is like the right hand of the piano and the cello is the left had of the piano, together they can play almost anything, and that is another reason that it is our most popular ensembles.
Duo d’Amore’s violin and cello duo is a popular choice for weddings. The duo consists of a violinist and a cellist who play together, creating a beautiful, harmonious sound. The duo’s repertoire includes classical pieces, contemporary pieces, and a mix of both. Their music is perfect for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, and dinner parties.
What size of group/event would you recommend for a violin and cello duo string ensemble?
We often recommend the violin and cello duo for between 50-150 guests. When mic’s, we have performed for over 600, so it all depends. The more that we know about the type of event that you are hosting in Burlington ON, the easier it is for us to recommend a string ensemble that will sound the best and fit with the event that you are planning. Contact us here https://duodamore.com/contact-us/
The String Trio Niagara
The string trio is made up of the violin and cello, with the addition of a third instrument. Often this is a violin or viola.
What size of group/event would you recommend for a violin and cello duo string ensemble?
This larger string ensemble is suited for events with over 200 guests, and larger venues in general. With a slightly larger sound than the violin and cello duo, the string trio fits right in the middle of the string ensembles that we offer.
Wedding String quartet Niagara
Our string quartet is the largest wedding ensemble that we have for hire. The string quartet has a long and rich history. This dates back to the classical period of music in the 18th century. Composers such as Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven wrote some of the most famous and enduring string quartet works. In the 19th century, the string quartet continued to be an important genre, with composers such as Schubert and Brahms producing some of their most notable works in this format. During this time, the string quartet also began to be used for more private, intimate occasions such as weddings.
Niagara Wedding Venues
Historic hotel offers elegant ballrooms and a stunning outdoor garden for weddings. It’s known for its classic charm and excellent service.
Another luxury option, Queens Landing Hotel, offers a beautiful waterfront location and various indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings.
If you’re a wine enthusiast, Peller Estates Winery offers a scenic vineyard setting for weddings. You can exchange vows among the vines and enjoy a reception in their elegant event spaces.
This family-owned winery features a rustic and charming barn that’s perfect for weddings. The vineyard and gardens provide a beautiful backdrop for your special day.
Winery offers a picturesque setting for vineyard weddings. Their outdoor ceremony space overlooks the vineyards, and they have an elegant indoor space for receptions.
Oban Inn, Spa, and Restaurant
Boutique hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake has a beautiful garden courtyard for outdoor ceremonies and a charming indoor reception space.
Vintage Hotels manages several historic properties in Niagara-on-the-Lake, including the Pillar and Post Inn, Queen’s Landing, and Prince of Wales Hotel. Each of these venues has its unique charm and offers a range of wedding packages.
Kurtz Orchards Farm and Marketplace
If you’re looking for a rustic and charming setting, Kurtz Orchards offers a barn and orchard venue that’s perfect for a country-style wedding.
Stratus Vineyards offers a modern and sleek setting for wine-loving couples. Their vineyard and winery make for a unique wedding backdrop.
The Niagara Parks Commission manages several beautiful venues, including the Butterfly Conservatory and the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens. These locations provide a natural and lush setting for weddings.
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