Duo Pleiades is now booking music services for All Seasons Weddings, Cocktails and Special Occasions. Private Yard Concerts during the warm seasons and small scale SAFE House Concerts, Birthday Party music, Funerals, Surprise Music Delivery and Romantic Dinner music service. Flexible dates, accommodating rates and music selection support with online meetings included. Great play list…
Since 2011 Duo Pleiades has played over 500 concerts at retirement residences, churches, chamber music series, galleries, private homes, parties and special venues. The different personalities and skill sets of the performers serve the duet well: Anna plays violin and manages the duo; Andrew plays guitar, sings, finds and creates great music arrangements. Duo Pleiades also has a team of associate musicians who can be available upon request. Other instrumental ensembles can be customized and include voice, piano, percussion, cello, and accordion.
Bach Jesu Joy
Gounod Ave Maria
Vivaldi Concerto in A
The following are parts of a standard wedding ceremony in Canada that would normally be accompanied by music selections.
Please visit our Repertoire page and review our playlist to find songs for your wedding ceremony. We allow up to 4 special requests of your choice that are not listed on our Repertoire page. Extra charges may apply for more than 4 special requests.
Prelude: 5-7 songs
(Optional) Parents’ Sitting: 1 song
Processional Song: 1 song
Bride’s Entrance Song: 1 song
(Optional) Music for a Special Ritual
Signing Official Marriage Registry: 1-2 songs
Recessional Song: 1 song
Duo Pleiades can put together your unique play list of songs that you want to hear at the event. Give yourself a treat and book Duo Pleiades to serenade you and your guests at your special gathering today!
Music styles for your special event: classical, jazz, Latin American (tango, choro, songs, ballads), Italian, popular, Celtic, oldies, seasonal (Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Canada Day, Halloween, Remembrance Day), birthday party songs, fiddle tunes (bluegrass).
Recital 1 – 1.5 hours includes around 20 songs and short stories about the pieces. Concerts are normally very interactive and fun. Styles of music can vary from Classical to Oldies, Jazz, Celtic, Seasonal, Country & Western, Bluegrass, Movie music. Performances can be instrumental or include vocal. Special requests are welcome!
Background Music for Special Occasions. Duo can play quiet ambient music while residents and guests are mingling. Music during dinner is a great option too. Special occasions can include a birthday party, anniversary, retirement and more. Special requests are welcome.
“Thank you, Anna and Andrew for arranging our favourite songs and playing them so beautifully! We felt very special and will never forget the beautiful music during our ceremony and cocktail”
“ The music was the best part of our wedding! We are so glad we had you playing for us!”
“Duo Pleiades performed at our wedding this past summer and did an outstanding job. They were very professional and extremely talented and our guests enjoyed their performance immensely. I would recommend Duo Pleiades without hesitation.”
“For our ceremony and cocktail hour we had Anna and Andrew play a duo of violin and guitar. We had also asked them to play a specific song for our first dance and they did a wonderful job. They played beautifully and guests really loved the live music.”
“We hired Anna for a very last minute event. She was prompt and professional and extremely talented, and had a sizeable repetoire. We were very happy with her services and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her.”
”Gabrielle and I, as well as all the guest truly enjoyed your music. It added the extra elegant touch to our ceremony and set the perfect scene for the cocktail reception. Everything was spot on as requested and we received only positive feedback from guests. Thanks again to you and Andrew for… read more