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Some Lovely Feedback from a recent Wedding

Hi Sally, I just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding that took place on 11th April (somewhat belated I’m afraid, but we’re only just back from a long honeymoon!) We both loved the music … Continue reading

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Music Tip of the Week

Music can really make the difference in setting the right atmosphere at weddings/civil partnerships whether that be during the ceremony or at the Reception and/or during the Wedding Breakfast. If your budget can run to booking musicians to provide live … Continue reading

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UWE Christmas Concert and Monkton Combe Choral Concert

Ali and I are bracing ourselves for a busy weekend of playing – Saturday sees us boosting the violin section of the University of the West of England’s Symphony orchestra at the Colston Hall and Sunday sees us playing a … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Piece of the Week

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square We always enjoy playing this timeless classic at weddings and no arrangement beats the wonderful Thorpe String Quartet arrangement.  Couldn’t find a string quartet on YouTube performing Thorpe’s masterpiece but Harry Connick Jr’s version of … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Tip of the Week

If you are getting married in church, don’t forget you are not restricted to having an organ providing all the musical accompaniment. A string quartet will add a different timbre that will make the music even more special.  The Lochrian … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Piece of the Week

Hot on the foot of performing another American-themed concert on Saturday at the wonderful Lord Mayor’s Chapel in Bristol I’m carrying on that theme.  How about introducing some American music into the repertoire for your wedding reception – this would … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Tip of the Week

Music can really make the difference in setting the right atmosphere at weddings/civil partnerships whether that be during the ceremony or at the Reception and/or during the Wedding Breakfast. If your budget can run to booking musicians to provide live … Continue reading

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Facebook ‘Likes’ Offer

Thanks to everyone who’s ‘Liked’ our Facebook Page. We are now rapidly approaching our first 100 ‘Likes’ so to celebrate we will be despatching a Lochrian CD to that elusive 100th person. Let the competition begin!

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Wedding Music Tip of the Week

When deciding upon the music for your wedding ceremony think about the sort of mood you want to create.  Traditionally, the Processional (entrance of the bride) tends to be quite ‘upbeat’ music, leaving room for more reflective music for the Signing of … Continue reading

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Somerset Singers with The Lochrian Ensemble for Handel’s Messiah

Yippee it is Messiah season again!  If you don’t have any plans for Saturday night (November 17th 2012) then please come along to Wedmore Church and join us.  We are accompanying  Somerset Singers’ for their performance of Handel’s Messiah.  With a choir of around 90, this … Continue reading

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