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Wedding and Civil Ceremonies

Music during and around the wedding ceremony can contribute to a happy and relaxed atmosphere.

The Mallard Oboe Trio

The Mallard Trio

As guests arrive The Mallard Oboe Trio could be playing to add ambience to the venue.

Suggested music for the Processional: music noteThe Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; La Rejouissance (from Handel’s  Music for The Royal Fireworks).

During the signing of the register you may prefer to hear something completely different, such as an amazing arrangement of A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square or keep to the traditional theme with The Sinfonia from Handel’s Messiah or Faure’s Pavane.

For the Recessional suggestions include music noteThe Wedding March by Mendelssohn and La Rejouissance.

We can also provide the perfect backdrop for your drinks reception and/or meal. Our extensive repertoire will refresh both you and your guests!

Violin and Piano Duo

Many churches and wedding venues have their own piano in situ. If so, the violin and piano duo is ideal for the wedding ceremony. Music will be tailored to your requirements - the following suggestions are only a guide:



  • Wagner - Bridal March
  • Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Pachabel - Canon

Signing of the register


  • Mendelssohn - Wedding March
  • Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Gershwin - 'S Wonderful

Con Alma

Con Alma is ideal for small venues and gatherings.

With a variety of guitars in conjunction with both the oboe and the deeper, richer sounding cor anglais, a beautiful spectrum of music may be heard - baroque sonatas, classical pops, French romances, South American rhythms, jazz standards, the Beatles, West End musicals: we have it all!

Alec Coburn
The Mallard Oboe Trio

Two Oboes and Cor Anglais will add pizzazz to your special event!

The Mallard Oboe Trio
Violin and
Piano Duo

A stylish and versatile duo with David Lyon on violin.

Violin and Piano Duo
Con Alma

Alec Coburn and Laura Manning - beautiful music for guitar and oboe!

Con Alma