Weddings and Events

Live piano music can provide a beautiful and romantic background to your wedding ceremony or reception

Live flute music can provide a magical and ethereal atmosphere for your wedding ceremony

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 Ruth has played in some of the most well known Concert and Wedding venues - for example: The Royal Festival Hall, Albert Hall, Westminster Registry, Barbican Hall, Brecon Cathedral, Cardiff Castle, Leeds Castle, Chatsworth, Woburn Abbey, Belton House, Parley Manor, Fountains Abbey and many smaller churches. She also has over 35 years of performing experience.

Ruth is available to play as a soloist or accompanist for Weddings, Civil Ceremonies, Funerals and other events on flute, organ & piano or a combination.
 
Whether entertaining your guests through a drinks reception or dinner or accompanying you down the aisle, Ruth’s versatility means that she can provide you with the music you require, with a choice of traditional Scottish music, hymns, classical favourites or pop covers. Ruth can play solo flute or she offers a choice of high quality backing tracks to accompany her on the flute or you can choose to book her with a live harpist or guitar or another pianist, or you can book her to accompany another musician on piano or organ (maybe a friend or guest) of your choosing enabling you to find music to suit your budget and the space available to you at the venue.

 

Wedding and Event packages 

Wedding Ceremony Price:

For a ceremony booking you get live music (flute &/or piano solo) for 15 minutes before the ceremony as your guests take their seats. You then have pieces of your choosing for the Entrance of the Bridal party, the signing of the register and the exit of the Bride and Groom....prices start at £225* to book Ruth as a soloist 

Fees

A short performance up to 15 mins is £180; up to an hour £225; up to 2 hours £260; up to 3 hours £325. However there is a 20% discount advertised on Encore for a limited time period for the month of December 2022

Payment

You can book me through Encore: https://encoremusicians.com/ruthayresmusic

Wedding Accompaniment/additional Musicians 

Ruth is happy to accompany and support your guests or play with other musicians (in any combination). 

 

Ruth can offer flute and harp (a heavenly combination!) or flute quartet (flute and strings) or flute/violin and organ, violin or flute and piano & flute and guitar. An additional musician will however raise costs. Please ask for details

Bespoke Compositions

If you would like a bespoke romantic song composed to capture your story that can be performed at your event please ask for details

 

Instruments and Sound Equipment

If you would like a piano but there is no piano available at your venue you can hire  a Grand Piano for your special day or a top of the range Yamaha stage piano can be hired for a small additional charge. A PA system is also available if required.

'Ruth, you were amazing! You made the whole thing complete. Everyone complemented the music. It was everything we wanted'                   - Julie Edwards, Aug 2019

' I can't begin to describe how beautiful the music was! Thank you so much' John and Francis Smith May 2018