Claire and Matt
Warmwell House, Dorset
21 August 2021
I just want to say a huge thank you for Saturday. Your music was better than perfect. I am just so incredibly grateful to you both for being so amenable and your music exceeded expectations!Claire (Bride)
We were delighted to play for Claire and Matt’s wedding at Warmwell House near Dorchester. Matt was looking splendid in full military uniform and this was our first wedding which included a guard of honour as the wedding couple entered for the drinks reception.
Music for the Ceremony
Our role today was to play for the wedding ceremony and the drinks reception. With both these elements of the day being outside, we were initially a little cautious as our drive down to Dorset from the Cotswolds had been somewhat wet and windy. However as the guests gathered for the wedding, the skies cleared and the sun shone!
The ceremony was being held outside under a marquee. For aesthetical reasons we set up at the back otherwise we would have ended up being in all the photographs and essentially sat in front of the bride and groom. No matter however, as we used our silent power supply to power up the piano and a little amplification to ensure the cello could be heard clearly but not dominate.
Music for the Drinks Reception
After the ceremony we relocated to the lawn in order to play for the drinks reception which was preceded by the entry of the bride and groom under a guard of honour.
Again the sun shone and there was champagne flowing. We had been placed under a small marquee just in case the weather turned against us. But as it happened everything was just perfect. As is normal for a drinks reception we usually play for around 90 minutes. In most cases people leave us to organise the play list and we will perform a variety of music from our contemporary and classical playlists.
The Venue – Warmwell House, Dorset
Warmwell House is the ideal place for a true Dorset wedding, at the 13th century Holy Trinity church or indeed at the house itself. Have a marquee in the beautiful Georgian Square Garden for a wonderful summer wedding, or create a snug atmosphere in the Jacobean dining room in winter.
By having exclusive use of the house and gardens for the weekend you will feel very much at home whilst enjoying excellent service, luxurious accommodation and total privacy.
JAM Duo – Cello and Piano Duo
Jules and Anne-Marie are two professional musicians who play for weddings and corporate events all over the UK. With a wealth of experience and an extensive repertoire which spans the centuries, JAM Duo can provide a perfect ambience