Live music at your wedding is sure to create unforgettable moments.
Create an elegant atmosphere with live music at your wedding ceremony or keep the party going all night long with love music at your reception with one of these wedding professionals.
Angelic Strings, with Harpist Michael Morris - Musical Elegance, Joyful Energy, Exceptional Service
THE ARUNDEL ENSEMBLE : AUSTIN'S ANSWER TO THE VITAMIN STRING QUARTET
With the Arundel Ensemble, you are getting it all!
We have performed for thousands of events since we began playing together in 1994, and receive consistently stellar reviews from brides, their families, wedding and event coordinators and other special event professionals. Our reputation has been built by our abilities, reliability, flexibility, and our desire to meet our clients' needs.
The ARUNDEL ENSEMBLE delivers unparalleled music service for discerning brides and other clients throughout central Texas. From Classical to Rock, our collection of music is constantly expanding as we write new arrangements of pieces. We have hundreds of works spanning three centuries, from Bach to Broadway and Handel to Hendrix, Coldplay...and beyond! There is NO LIMIT to what we can play - if a song has been published we can work out an arrangement! Our traditional string groups can be joined by trumpet, horn, upright bass, piano, vocals, percussion and more to create a truly unique ensemble that fully fits your needs!
The ARUNDEL ENSEMBLE consists of a small core of highly experienced professional musicians, all of whom have advanced degrees from the finest music colleges and conservatories. We have performed around the globe as solo, chamber music, orchestral and back-up musicians and have shared the stage with musical legends David Byrne, Ray La Montagne, Sufjan Stevens, Ray Charles, Luciano Pavarotti, Melissa Manchester, Natalie Cole, Kenny Rogers, Larry Gatlin, Willie Nelson, Sarah Brightman, Josh Groban and Trans-Siberian Orchestra amongst others. We can be heard on film soundtrack and gaming recordings for Disney, Miramax, Sapient, Glass Eye Entertainment, Plazma, Pierian and Capital Records.
Members of The Arundel Ensemble perform with The Austin Symphony, The Austin Lyric Opera Orchestra, The San Antonio Symphony, The Fort Worth Symphony, The Houston Symphony and many other musical organizations.
Contact us today and see how we can help with your musical vision!
6407 Cerro Cove
Austin, TX 78731
When I am engaged for a wedding, my usual procedure is to begin by inviting the Bride and Groom to my home, along with anyone else they wish to bring, to discuss my involvement in the wedding. I play tunes for them, and I give them a cassette tape ( which is theirs to keep ) of the wedding tunes I have played at other weddings. I make suggestions for the ceremony as they would apply to the bagpiping and my involvement. The Bride and Groom can listen to the tape later and call me with ideas and tune selections if they have not decided on tunes during our consultation.
I am available for the Rehearsal as well as the Wedding and will pose for pictures with the wedding party participants. For the wedding ceremony, I can do and have done all or some of the following :
Play in front of the Wedding location as guests arrive, unless the bride and groom would like to use me as an element of surprise, in which case I remain hidden until the appointed moment ;
Play during the seating of Grandmothers and Mothers, pipe in Bride's Maids, Flower Girl and ring Bearer, Groom alone or with the Minister and Groomsmen, and Pipe in the Bride;
Play at some midpoint in the wedding ceremony, such as during lighting of a Unity Candle;
Pipe the Bride and Groom out after being pronounced Man and Wife;
Play outside the wedding location as guests leave, or go to the reception location and play as guests arrive there;
Pipe the Bride and Groom into the reception area when they arrive after picture-taking ( sort of a 'grand entrance' type thing )
The BARTON STRINGS are undeniably the most sought after wedding musicians in Central Texas. With over 18 years of experience, and thousands of flawless performances, it's no wonder we are consistently booked year after year.
Experienced wedding coordinators, Austin's top venues, the finest photographers, and the most exquisite catering companies refer our services to their clients year after year. They trust us because we have earned it. It takes more than just good musicians to ensure the ceremony music is performed correctly. It takes musicians who understand non-verbal cues, who can react quickly and thoughtfully, and who make better music than a well mastered CD.
When you hire the Barton Strings you will get exactly that...the most experienced musicians accompanying you flawlessly on your most special day.
4175 Friedrich Ln.
Austin, TX 78744
Austin's only private arcade and events facility for wedding entertainment and fun. We can accommodate small groups to parties with up to 150 guests. Our arcade is filled with a wide variety of games - everything from your favorite classic arcade games, to TVs with video game console setups (ranging from the Atari and Nintendo all the way up to Xbox 360 with Kinect, PS3, and Wii U). Other favorites include skeeball, foosball, basketball, air hockey, ping-pong, and more all set to free-play. We also allow outside catering to be brought in for any party.
If you are having your event elsewhere, all of our games can be brought to you as well!
Hyde Park Strings, owned by cellist Carrie Miller, has performed weddings in Austin and surrounding areas since 1995.
We have years of experience helping couples plan the perfect music for their wedding. Our current roster of performers includes alumni of the University of Texas at Austin, Rice University, Temple University, UMKC Conservatory, Julliard School of Music, and Shepard School of Music.
Our players also perform regularly with the Austin Symphony, Austin Lyric Opera, Mid-Texas Symphony, and many other prestigious musical ensembles.
Our performers hold advanced degrees in music performance and have many years of professional experience. In addition to our outstanding musical credentials, you will find us to be consistently easy to work with, flexible, reliable, and utterly professional.
We want your wedding or special event to be a memory of a lifetime.
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Having performed in hundreds of ceremonies and receptions, Mark Cruz offers music ranging from classical and traditional to popular and sacred. With an abundance of musical flexibility, he is prepared to design a musical program just right for your wedding and/or reception. Although you will find a large variety of "tried and proven" literature in his repertoire, Mark will custom-prepare any song just for you."...Absolutely Top-notch..." - Soundboard Magazine
Hearing beautiful string music played to greet your guests and carry you down the aisle is the dream of many brides. The Musical Discovery instrumentalists are professionals who will provide you this graceful ambiance.
Planning the wedding music is made easy with our personal service. One bride told us, "I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful you and the quartet made our day! Everyone oohed and aahed over you guys! I am so thankful to have worked with such a truly sweet person as you."
Providing quality string music for your wedding is only one service we provide. We offer you personal attention, music to add to the joy of your most important day, a passion for quality and assurance of your peace of mind. Our team of professional musicians have years of education and experience. There is nothing more important to us than helping to make your wedding beautiful.
Our list of musical selections includes the classical repertoire, popular love themed music and the option of your own special arrangement. Do you have a special song? We can offer you the option of having it arranged and played just for you.
The Vintage 15 is a 15-piece swingin' big band who puts a fresh, new twist on the classic jazz standards of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Ella Fitzgerald, and many more. We can also provide ceremony music, smooth jazz combos for dinner or cocktail hour, DJ services, on-stage lighting, and MC services. We like to think of ourselves as your "one-stop-shop" for all your music needs.