Weddings & Event Bookings

Why Cello? The Cello is an emotional and powerful instrument particularly when played on it’s own. As a solo instrument it is ideal for many types of special occasions. It’s quality of sound, range of notes, diversity and romantic characteristics will make your special day feel complete.

Melanie has performed for many special occasions including wedding ceremonies and receptions, church services, funerals, functions and corporate events. She is very experienced at arranging music and therefore can arrange specific songs to suit the customers personal requirements.

Please see the current repertoire list below, most of which Melanie has arranged for Solo ‘Cello.

Repertoire

    Baroque/Classical/Romantic:

    Cello Suites Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 – J.S. Bach
    Suo Gan (Traditional Welsh)
    Prelude, Te Deum – Charpentier
    Air from Water Music – Handel
    Trumpet Tune – Purcell
    Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
    Wedding March – Mendelssohn
    Wedding March – Wagner
    Canon – Pachelbel
    Ave Maria – Schubert
    Air on a G String – J.S. Bach
    Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach
    Adagio from Cello Concerto – Elgar
    Minuet from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – Mozart
    Berceuse – Gabriel Faure
    Humouresque – Dvorak
    Meditation from Thais – Massenet
    Song Without Words – Mendelssohn
    The Swan – Saint-Saens
    Romance – Saint-Saens
    Nessun Dorma – Puccini
    Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach
    Theme from the Emperor Quartet – Haydn
    Serenade – Haydn
    Largo from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi
    Wachet Auf – J.S. Bach
    Rondeau – Jean Joseph Mouret
    O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
    Panis Angelicus – Frank
    Flower Duet from Dome Epais – Leo Delibes
    Intermezzo, Cavalleria Rusticana – Pietro Mascagni
    Ode To Joy – Beethoven
    Greensleeves – Vaughan Williams
    The Trout (Die Fiorelle) – Schubert
    Gabriel’s Oboe – Ennio Morricone
    The Lark in the Clear Air – Irish Folk
    She Moved Through the Fair – Irish Folk

    Contemporary:

    Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
    When I Fall in Love – Nat King Cole
    Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John
    Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
    Smile – C. Chaplin
    Moon River – Mancini
    A Whiter Shade of Pale – Procol Harum
    Over the Rainbow – H. Arlem
    Limelight – C. Chaplin
    Always on My Mind – Presley
    How Long Will I Love You – E. Goulding
    One Day Like This – Elbow
    Love Story – Taylor Swift
    All You Need is Love – Beatles
    I Want To Hold Your Hand – Beatles
    Greatest Day – Take That
    Make You Feel My Love – Adele
    Hello – Adele
    Happy – Pharrell Williams
    All of Me – John Legend
    With or Without You – U2
    Over the Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
    Over the Rainbow – I. Kamakawiwo’ole
    A Thousand Years – C. Perri
    Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
    Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth
    This Year’s Love – David Gray
    We Are Champion (Wimbeldon Theme) – BBC track
    They Can’t Take That Away from Me – Gershwin
    Embraceable You – Gershwin
    Summertime – Gershwin
    Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man – Jerome Kern
    Bess, You is My Woman – Gershwin