The music you choose for your wedding ceremony plays a large part in the tone and presentation of your wedding as a whole. Finding the right music has a very rich and dynamic affect on the ceremony proceedings. You are joining and presenting yourselves to the world for the very first time as husband and wife. The way in which you present, celebrate and have your ceremony conducted, says a great deal about who you are as a couple and leaves an indelible imprint on everyone's heart as they witness your vows.
To help you on your way to exceptional live music choices, here are my favorite Live Music Vendors, all tried and true. Visit the links provided below to listen to samples of their music.
Larry Hollifield Wedding and Special Event Guitarist The acoustic guitar is one of the most romantic and versatile of all instruments and in the hands of Larry Hollifield will provide the perfect ambience for your wedding day or special event. Larry offers a versatile repertoire of classical, modern and popular music styles to suit all or any part of your special day.
The Wichita String Quartet was founded by Jan Ekstedt, who also founded the Seattle String Quartet, www.seattlestringquartet.com, in 1999.
Jan and his wife, Elaine, created Ekstedt Entertainment, the Seattle String Quartet and related ensembles to help put him through seminary.
They have recently moved to Wichita, where Jan is now the Senior Pastor at New Hope Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.
Performs all types of music for various occasions.
Available for some limited instruction.
B.S.M.E. - University of KS
M.M. - Wichita State University
The Wichita String Quartet,
an association of musicians of the same quality and professionalism, as the Seattle String Quartet. These musicians perform in the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. The Wichita String Quartet
and related ensembles, offer the same extensive repertoire as the Seattle ensembles.
As a professional musician, Jan has played in the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, the Spokane Symphony, the Reno Philharmonic and Nevada
Opera Guild, and the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra. He has toured with many greats, including Luciano Pavarotti, Ray Charles, Rod
Stewart, John Denver, Aretha Franklin, and many, many others.
Cool Blue Band
Ready to turn your party up a notch?
Try adding the sounds of live music and watch your event come alive.
Whether you are looking for a pianist, a jazz trio, or a 16 piece band, Cool Blue can deliver. We’ve got the musicians and experience to put it together for you.