FAQs and expert advice about music (ceremony)

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Music to your ears

Music to your ears

Q. How do I convince my partner to have live music at our wedding rather than just a playlist?

A. Lucy Harvey says: The best comparison I can draw is Glastonbury Festival. You could stay at home and watch it on TV for free, or you could be at the festival. Yes, you can hear the music from home, but actually being there in a muddy field with your friends soaking up the atmosphere and sharing in the moment surrounded by other revellers makes a huge difference to your experience.

The same goes for live wedding music. You may be able to put together a playlist of your favourite songs, but inevitably there will be gaps between tracks and technology can't create that feeling of electricity in the air that live music can achieve. A professional musician is a great focal point that can keep the flow of songs smooth, tune in to your guests and deliver a performance that will be remembered long after the day. I've never heard people reminiscing about a playlist!

Lucy Harvey, Lucy Harvey Vocalist & Saxophonist

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