Audio Samples and Repertoire Selection Guide

Below please find a list of song choices to help plan the music for your wedding or special event.  Note that this is not a comprehensive list, and advanced requests can easily be incorporated into your event's set list.  Many selections are appropriate for more than one part of ceremony; feel free to ask for as little or as much help as you want in choosing appropriate musical selections.  

For those looking for music for Special Events:  Many of the below selections are appropriate for background music at your event.  Feel free to use the below guide to help individualize the musical mood you would like to have performed at your event!

Any questions or concerns?  Don't hesitate to contact the performer, Krystin O'Mara, at or at (440) 665-7047 for advice on choosing your musical selections!

Major parts of a wedding ceremony include the:


Prelude - Music for when guests are arriving, usually 15-30 minutes in length. Music mood should be cheerful and relaxed, setting the appropriate tone for the ceremony.


Music Selection Examples:

Gavotte I and II from BWV 1012 - Bach

Cavatina - Meyers

Gymnopedie no 1 - Satie

Bercuse (Cancion de Cuna) - Brouwer

Un Dia de Noviembre - Brouwer

Air on a G String - Bach

Venetian Gondola Boat Song - Mendelssohn

Bouree - Bach

Kissing You, from "Romeo and Juliet" - Des'ree

She's Got a Way - Billy Joel

Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis

How Great Thou Art - Traditional

And I Love Her - Beatles

Minuet in G - Bach

Julia Florida - Barrios

Wedding Party Processional - Marks beginning of ceremony; wedding party enters.  Music mood should be graceful and elegant.


Music Selection Examples:

Bercuse (Cancion de  Cuna) - Brouwer

Prelude, Cello Suite from BWV 1007 - Bach

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach

Annie's Song - John Denver

Guardeme las Vacas - Anonymous 

Romanza - Anonymous


Bride's Processional - Bride enters.  Very special part of ceremony; can choose special song

Music Selection Examples:

Storybook Love, from "the Princess Bride" - Knopfler

Embryonic Journey - Jefferson Airplane

How Great Thou Art - Traditional

Minuet in G - Bach

Pachebell's Canon - Pachelbel

Your Own Special Song!

Interlude - Brief time in ceremony for reflection; can be an event such as Lighting of the Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony.  Music mood should be representative of reflective moment in ceremony.


Music Selection Examples:

Un Dia de Noviembre - Brouwer

Be Thou My Vision - Traditional

Romanza - Anonymous

Arabesque - Hirsch

Schubert Ave Maria

Evocacion - Morel

Lagrima - Tarrega

Recessional - Joyful part of ceremony to celebrate as wedding couple exits!  Music mood should be upbeat and happy.


Music Selection Examples:

Choro no. 1 - Villa-Lobos

Thank You - Led Zeppelin

Here Comes the Sun - Beatles

Ode to Joy - Beethoven

Rujero - Sanz

Canarios - Sanz

Michelle - Beatles

Zapateado - la Maza

Postlude - Music for when guests are exiting, usually 10-15 minutes.  Similar to Prelude music, but music mood should be upbeat in order to celebrate the joyous event.  Can use similar selections as in the Recessional.

Background Music - for Receptions and Special Events

Music Selection Examples:

Preludio Triston - Pujol

Tristango en Vos - Pujol

Candombe en Mi - PujolJulia Florida - Barrios

LOVE - Nat King Cole 

Sor op. 44 - selections 

Hirsh Studies - Hirsh

Etudes - Carulli

Danza Brasiliera - Morel

Danza in E minor - Morel

Julia Florida - Barrios