Ryann & Coulter's Wedding May 26, 2013

Ryann & Coulter’s Wedding
May 26, 2013

Ryann & Coulter’s Wedding: May 26, 2013

Ryann & Coulter met while working together at the Citizens' Voice in Wilkes Barre

Ryann & Coulter met while working together at the Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes Barre

The Valenches Music Company recently had the pleasure of working with Ryann and Coulter to coordinate live music for their May 26, 2013 wedding — tailoring it just to their liking. The couple opted for a string trio (2 violins & cello) to provide beautiful music for their guests’ arrival, as well as their ceremony. In addition to many classical and operatic selections, the Valenches Music Company performed Bruce Springsteen’s “Thunder Road,” a surprise recessional, which we arranged for string trio exclusively for Ryann and Coulter. 

Here’s what Ryann and Coulter had to say about their wedding and working with the Valenches Music Company.

About Ryann & Coulter…

Newlyweds Ryann & Coulter with their wedding party at the Luzerne County Courthouse.

Newlyweds Ryann & Coulter with their wedding party at the Luzerne County Courthouse.

“We are both journalists who met in 2007 while working in the newsroom of The Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes Barre, PA. Ryann is a Northeastern Pennsylvania native and Coulter grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. We then left Wilkes Barre in 2010. The area is still very special to us and we knew we wanted to get married there. We got engaged at the end of 2011 in Washington, D.C. and began planning our wedding a few months later. At the time, we were living in San Diego, California. Planning a large wedding from across the country was no easy task! We knew we wanted a string trio to play during our wedding ceremony and found the Valenches Music Company through a Google search.”

The Wedding Ceremony & Music…

Valenches Music Company violinist Fritz Valenches playing "Thunder Road" -- an arrangement we made exclusively for Ryann & Coulter.

Valenches Music Company violinist Fritz Valenches playing “Thunder Road” — an arrangement we made exclusively for Ryann & Coulter.

“We were married on May 26, 2013 during a short ceremony at the Luzerne County Courthouse, just a few blocks away from where we met six years ago. The string trio, dressed professionally and appropriately for a wedding, arrived right on time and played beautiful classical music while guests arrived. Their accompaniment added the perfect touch to our ceremony, and we’ll never forget how “Thunder Road” sounded as we walked down the aisle together as husband and wife.”

Their “surprise” recessional…

“Ryann also wanted to surprise Coulter by having the string trio play his favorite Bruce Springsteen song as the recessional. It was as easy as purchasing a copy of the sheet music and sending it to the Valenches Music Company. They arranged it for string trio very affordably and it sounded great!”

Working with the Valenches Music Company…

“We received so many compliments from our guests on the quality and beauty of the music that the Valenches Music Company provided for our wedding. They were easy to work with and made adding music to our ceremony stress-free. We highly recommend them!”

the Valenches Music Company String Trio: Fritz Valenches (violin), Lynn Hurst (violin) and Peter Brubaker (cello).

The Valenches Music Company String Trio: Fritz Valenches (violin), Lynn Hurst (violin) and Peter Brubaker (cello).

“Hiring the Valenches Music Company was one of the best decisions we made in the wedding planning process. Leah Valenches was always available to answer our questions via e-mail — a big plus for two journalists who are tethered to their computers (and were in a time zone three hours away)! Their prices were extremely affordable, and we were able to hire their services by the hour.”

CONGRATULATIONS RYANN & COULTER!

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF: Knot Just Any Day Photography

Professional Music for YOUR Wedding

Nothing says “memorable” for your event like live musicians. Our highly skilled musicians know just the way to make your event exceptional. When you’ve got the Valenches Music Company, you’ve got the best. There’s no holding your breath about what you’ll be hearing at your event. We only play with the area’s best and most seasoned string players. The Valenches Music Company offers a variety of performance combinations, including solo instruments (to be accompanied by piano or organ), duos, trios, quartets, quintets and more. (Check here for more information about what the Valenches Music Company can do for you!)

The Valenches Music Company Professional String Group.

The Valenches Music Company Professional String Group

We have thousands of events under our belt and a healthy following of of repeat business and referrals. Our event appropriate music collection ranges from Mozart and Beethoven to opera and Joplin Rags. We can play anything and everything, provided we have music. If you’ve got something unconventional in mind, the Valenches Music Company is happy to arrange music at competitive rates as well.

The Valenches Music Company provides music virtuosity for events all over Northeastern Pennsylvania. We’ve played literally thousands of events in NEPA at a variety of venues and locations. Check out our locations page for more.

Our musicians have performed with many notable names including: Frank Sinatra, Al Martino, Tony Bennett, Bing Crosby, Liberace, Bobby Vinton, Engelbert Humperdinck, Olivia Newton John, Bread, Moody Blues, Johnny Mathis, Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Richard Harris, Cathy Rigby, Canadian Brass, The Irish Tenors, Regis Philbin, Susan Lucci and Clay Aiken.

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Interested in professional string music for your wedding day or special event? We’d be happy to help with all your musical needs. 🙂

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