Music for weddings

Live music will be an important part of your wedding service, so it is worth planning well in advance. Your wedding fee includes the services of an organist provided by the University. 

Organ music suggestions

Entrance of the bride

The Prince of Denmark’s March – Jeremiah Clarke

Trumpet Tune – Henry Purcell

Trumpet Voluntary – John Stanley

Bridal March from Lohengrin – Richard Wagner

Signing of the schedule

Air from Orchestral Suite no.3 – J.S. Bach

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Dressing – J.S. Bach

Cannon in D - Johann Pachelbel

The Swan - Camille Saint-Saëns


Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - George Frederic Handel

Hornpipe from Water Music - George Frederic Handel

Wedding Match from A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Toccatta from Symphony no.5 – Charles-Marie Widor

The organist will also play a selection of cheerful music as the guests arrive for your wedding.