Wedding Music

Tye Austin is available to perform for weddings, marriage proposals, and anniversaries anywhere in the Pacific Northwest and greater US. You may book him for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour entertainment. Austin performs a wide range of music genres from traditional wedding repertoire to classical, jazz, Spanish Guitar, Bossa nova, modern pop music, and more. You may request any songs to be performed during your wedding. You may also book a free consultation if you need musical suggestions. In addition to solo guitar music, you may also book one of his many chamber groups ranging from a guitar duo to violin/guitar duo, cello/guitar duo, harp/guitar duo, latin jazz trio, string quartet, or a 25-piece string orchestra.

There are typically four sections for music in a wedding ceremony. Below is a brief description and suggested repertoire for each section. Feel free to arrange these examples in any order you’d like. Every musical work listed can be sang and/or arranged for any musical act listed below.

Prelude music
Starting as early as 45 minutes before the wedding ceremony, calm and soothing prelude music plays in the background to set the mood for the wedding as guests arrive and find their seats.

  • Over the Rainbow – Harold Arlen
  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  • A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
  • Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
  • and many others

Processional music
Processional music is played when the bride, wedding party, and family attendants walk down the aisle.

  • Canon in D – Johann Pachelbel
  • Bridal Chorus – Richard Wagner
  • Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke
  • Jesu, the Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach
  • and many others

Recessional music
Bright and lively music is used to celebrate the end of a wedding ceremony after the groom kisses the bride.

  • Wedding March – F. Mendelssohn or W.A. Mozart
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – W.A. Mozart
  • Ode to Joy – L. Beethoven
  • Hallelujah Chorus – G.F. Handel
  • and many others

Interlude and postlude music
Specific songs may be played as an interlude or postlude to significant moments during the wedding ceremony, such as vow recitals, hand-fasting, candle lighting, etc. You may also choose to extend the postlude into the cocktail hour.

  • Perfect – Ed Sheeran
  • All of Me – John Legend
  • Marry You – Bruno Mars
  • I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  • and many others

Musical Acts

Tye Austin, Solo Guitar

Book solo guitarist Tye Austin to perform traditional wedding repertoire and/or a combination of classical, jazz, Spanish Guitar, Bossa nova, and modern pop music for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour. Price includes day rate for 1-6 hours. Travel fees not included.

$2,999.00


Duo Guapo – Spanish Guitar Duo

Book Tye Austin’s Spanish guitar duo to perform traditional wedding repertoire and/or a combination of flamenco, classical, and latin guitar music for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour. Price includes day rate for 1-6 hours. Travel fees not included.

$3,999.00


Duo Guilin – Violin & Guitar Duo

Book Tye Austin’s violin & guitar duo to perform traditional wedding repertoire and/or a combination of classical, jazz, and modern pop music for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour. Price includes day rate for 1-6 hours. Travel fees not included.

$3,999.00


Spruce Duo – Cello & Guitar Duo

Book Tye Austin’s cello & guitar duo to perform traditional wedding repertoire and/or a combination of classical, jazz, and modern pop music for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour. Price includes day rate for 1-6 hours. Travel fees not included.

$3,999.00


Tye Austin’s Latin Jazz Trio

Book Tye Austin’s Latin Jazz Trio to perform traditional wedding repertoire and/or a combination of classical, jazz, and modern pop music for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour. Price includes day rate for 1-6 hours. Travel fees not included.

$4,999.00


Aboreal String Ensemble – Guitar & String Quartet or 25-piece String Orchestra

Book Tye Austin’s Arboreal String Ensemble to perform traditional wedding repertoire and/or a combination of classical, jazz, and modern pop music for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour. Price includes day rate for 1-6 hours. Travel fees not included.

$5,999.00