We returned to the Marco Beach Ocean Resort on Marco Island on Friday for the wedding of Alona and Nolan. The couple chose the Seaside Strings Trio to provide the music for their wedding ceremony on the beach. Reverend James Berger officiated the ceremony which began at 4:30. DJ Gil Blake was there as well to provide the microphone for Dr. Berger and Bella Florals by Theresa provided the flowers.
The couple chose popular music for prelude and traditional music for the ceremony:
PRELUDE: Marry You, Bruno Mars; Can You Feel the Love Tonight, Elton John; Have I Told You Lately, Van Morrison; I’m Yours, Jason Mraz; The Way You Look Tonight, Sinatra; At Last, Etta James; Don’t Stop Believin’, Journey
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Bach: Officiate; Groom; Seating of 1 Grandfather/ Aunt; Father & Wife; 2 Mothers, together
Canon in D, Pachelbel: 5 Bridesmaids/ 5 Groomsmen; 1 Ring Bearer;Flower Girl/ Boy with sign
Bridal Chorus, Wagner: Entrance of the Bride
All You Need is Love, Beatles: Recessional
POSTLUDE: Just the Way You Are Amazing, Bruno Mars; Viva la Vida, Coldplay
The couple came over to us at the end to thank us and the bride kissed our cheeks. We were thrilled they were so pleased with our music! It was a pleasure to meet such a lovely couple!