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Rachel plays regularly for weddings and events in many venues and hotels across London and the UK, including the Savoy, Hilton, Grosvenor, Dorchester and St James’ Palace. She has also played for royal functions at Buckingham Palace, and for diverse religious and civil weddings and partnerships.

Weddings

The Flute’s beautiful sound makes it the perfect instrument to enhance your special day.
The flute is popular for weddings giving it the great advantage of a wealth of wedding music for flute to choose from.

The Flute works for a range of venue sizes from intimate civil ceremonies to larger church weddings and adds a particularly beautiful touch to the ceremony’s music. The flute’s versatility means that it can be used just about anywhere during a wedding ceremony.

Rachel plays regularly for weddings and events in many venues and hotels across London and the UK, including the Savoy, Hilton, Grosvenor, Dorchester and St James’ Palace.
She has also played for royal functions at Buckingham Palace, and for diverse religious and civil weddings and partnerships.

Weddings Packages

We will tailor our music to suit your requirements.
As a guide we have 4 basic packages as a starting point:

1. Music for Ceremony only (approx. 1.5 hours)
This includes background music as your guests arrive, all ceremony requirements, including hymns if having them.

2. Music for Drinks Reception only (approx. 1.5 hours)
Background music as guests enjoy drinks reception prior to dinner being called.

3. Music for Ceremony and Drinks Reception (approx. 3 hours)
This is a combination of the Ceremony and Drinks Reception, from guests arriving for your wedding service, throughout the drinks reception until Dinner is called. There will be a break between the service and drinks as we usually need to move location within the venue. 

4. Background music for Dinner (approx. 2 hours)
Enjoy the relaxing sound of flute and harp while enjoying your wedding breakfast.
For further details and to discuss your requirements please contact Rachel, who will be happy to answer any questions and provide you with a quote.

Music Selection

Whether you prefer classical or more popular tunes, I can discuss and help you select the music for your wedding ceremony and the following provides a sample music selection.

Classical suggestions

Processional music
Clarke – Trumpet voluntary
Pachelbel – Canon in D
Purcell – Trumpet Tune
Wagner – Bridal March

Signing the register
Bach – Air on a G string
Mozart – Flute and Harp Concerto (2nd movt)
Puccini – O My beloved father
Delibes – Flower Duet

Recessional Music
Bach – Sonata in C (final movement)
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Mendelssohn – Wedding March
Vivaldi – Excerpts from the Four Seasons 

Popular/modern suggestions

1000 years, All of me, Fly me to the moon, etc ….

Events

The flute’s beautiful sound creates a wonderful ambience for any occasion. The flute works for a range of venue sizes from intimate evenings to large-scale corporate events adding a particularly elegant touch.
The flute’s versatility is a valuable asset for the range of music available either on its own or as part of various ensembles.

Rachel plays regularly at events in many venues and hotels across London and the UK, including the Savoy, Hilton, Grosvenor, Dorchester and St James’ Palace. She has also played for royal functions at Buckingham Palace, and for diverse religious and civil weddings and partnerships

Ensembles

If instrumental combinations other than the flute on its own are more suitable for your event then Rachel regularly performs at events in the following ensembles:

Camellia Flute and Harp Duo
Flute and Guitar Duo with Paul Gregory
Hilser Flute Cello Piano Trio
Flute and Piano Duo with Emilie Capulet
Westminster Wind Quintet

Booking And Pricings

Pricing starts from £250 depending on the instruments required and location.

Please contact Rachel for additional information on booking.

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