Setting up to play Wedding Music at Zonnevanger
It is Easter week-end and it’s time for Wedding Music in Cape Town, but those of us living in Cape Town, knows that this probably means a few drops of rain!
However, yesterday when we arrived at Zonnevanger to play wedding music for Je-Maine and Brandon’s wedding, the skies were clear, because…
“Zonnevanger” means “Catching the sun” or “Catching your dreams!”
Like always, we arrived well in time to set up our instruments, warm up and tune.We then did the rounds and introduced ourselves to the very friendly, DJ “K9” and the wedding co-ordinator and started playing background wedding music as soon as the first guests arrived.
Guessed what? Not a drop of rain!
Zonnevanger Wedding Music
A Few changes had been made since we last visited Zonnevanger and they include:
- the lovely Mosaicked Aisle
- the decorated Iron Arches that leads up to the pulpit
- the new Church Bell (that gets rung five times to announce the arrival of the bride) and also
- “The Door”, a rustic wooden door that gets closed after all the guests have arrived and that gets opened again, specially for the bride!
What a lovely idea. It makes the entrance just so much more special.
Also, the fact that the door gets closed and the
bell gets rung, makes it very clear for your Wedding Musicians to exactly know that the bride is on her way!
Thanks Zonnevanger – that was a brilliant initiative! We simply love the idea 🙂
The bride arrived in true classical style. This classic car blended really well with our classical music on violin and clarinet and it absolutely resembled the style of the wedding.
Je-Maine also entered on the wedding march “Canon in D”, one of the most classical wedding marches.
And this is also what is wonderful about Zonnevanger – you can go vintage, classic, modern or basically apply any style which you love.
I came across this bicycle and “Just Married” suitcase, containing flowers in the same shade as the wedding flowers.
I’m sure this must have made lovely wedding pictures!
Well, to get back to the wedding music…after the rings, the signing of the register and the “I do’s”, we moved over to the pre-drinks area to resume with background music and then switched over to our romantic light classical repertoire that includes songs like “Shrek’s Fairy Tale and Hallelujah”, “Over the Rainbow”, “Fly me to the moon” and many more toe-tapping numbers.
Although it was really cold and windy outside, the atmosphere was warm and the guests were happy and smiling and even got entertained by filling out a cross word puzzle. It might as well be a scene from the movie….a Cape Town Wedding Movie :
People hanging around with pencils and newspapers – laughing and trying to find the right answers, waiters moving through guests with mouth-watering canapés, and the band playing in the corner!
Even our wedding duo on violin and clarinet made the Wedding newspaper :-).
Thanks Je-Maine and Brandon for hiring us to play a part on your lovely wedding day.
In order to book Duo Decadence Wedding Musicians on violin & clarinet, simply e-mail Elanie on firstname.lastname@example.org or call Elanie on 0836054423. You may also WhatsApp.
If you decide to book our ceremony and pre-drinks package, we offer a free live demo where we meet and discuss your wedding music and play excerpts from our Wedding Music Repertoire.
Looking forward to meet you!