Mockingbird Musicians

June 20, 2015 Weddings

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We’re in the middle of our busiest month ever! Saturday afternoon, we had a Catholic wedding mass in Franklin, TN! The bride was a music teacher, so she had very specific songs in mind, and chose some very eclectic pieces!Read More

Early Summer Gigs

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We have been SO busy these last few weeks! At the end of May, we provided live music for a fundraiser in Murfreesboro at the Oaklands Historic House. The event raised funds for Mindful Care Adult Day Program; a wonderful organization thatRead More

Cigar Smoking World Championship Qualifier

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Well, we pride ourselves on being up for ANY event, and we mean it! Just last Friday, Chris was hired to play keyboards and sing back ground vocals with an artist who traveled from the Bahamas to perform at theRead More

String Duo at Lilac Farms

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We had a really traditional outdoor wedding yesterday at the beautiful Lilac Farms at Arrington Vineyards! We’ve already served this venue several times this season, and it’s the perfect place for a Nashville wedding! A violin/cello duo performed The BridalRead More

Early May Events

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The weather has been PERFECT the past two weekends! I’m a huge advocate of a rain plan, and I hate when people let a little bad weather ruin their big day, but I have to say that it does something for myRead More

Wedding Season is Here!

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Well, wedding season is officially here, and we’re kicking it off at some of the best wedding venues in Nashville! We’ve got a violin/cello duo playing at the gorgeous Schermerhorn Symphony Center – and the bride has chosen some greatRead More

2015 Video Shoot

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It’s a new year, and it’s on track to be our biggest yet!  I wanted to start it off with a bang, so I invited one of my favorite singers to record a few piano/guitar duets with me earlier thisRead More

December Wedding at Houston Station

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We had a great gig last weekend at Houston Station in Nashville!  The bride opted for a trio of two violins and a cello for the prelude and processionals.  I played guitar for a friend of hers and we performedRead More

Weekend Weddings

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We had a BUSY weekend, but that’s when we are at our happiest! Saturday afternoon, we had a violin/piano duo playing a very traditional wedding in Belle Meade (thank goodness the rain held off!). Simultaneously, we had a big eventRead More

Wedding at Belle Meade Plantation’s Boxwood Garden

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We just wrapped up a GORGEOUS wedding yesterday in the Boxwood Garden at Belle Meade Plantation!  I honestly don’t think the weather could have been any better!  We provided a piano/violin duo and they played a beautiful prelude before theRead More

October Gigs

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Trust me, I’m not complaining, but we have been SWAMPED this fall!  It seems like the trend in the south is to avoid the summer months and the humid weather altogether and shift their ceremonies to September-October-November!  We’ve had variousRead More

Wedding Music at the Governor’s Club Mansion in Brentwood

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We had a fantastic time last weekend at the Governor’s Club in Brentwood!  As you probably experienced yourself, Saturday’s weather couldn’t have been better!  The bride chose a violin/cello/guitar trio and I arranged “Lover’s Eyes” by Mumford and Sons, andRead More

Wedding Reception at Two Rivers Mansion

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Hey folks! I’m SO bad about blogging this summer – it is the height of wedding season, after all! – but I wanted to write a little bit about a great wedding reception we did a few weeks ago atRead More

Wedding Music at War Memorial

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We had a beautiful wedding on Saturday in downtown Nashville!  The ceremony was performed in the plaza outside of War Memorial with a gorgeous view of the State Capitol to the north.  The weather could not have been better andRead More

Wedding Music at Cheekwood

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Our second of two weddings last weekend was outdoor at beautiful Cheekwood!  It was musically traditional – a nice violin/cello combo.  The grounds of Cheekwood are enough to put me in a good mood, but when combined with the crispRead More

Listening Sample – “Standing on the Moon”

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I’ve never been a huge Grateful Dead fan, but that hasn’t stopped me from transcribing a song for a client this week!  How cool is it to have guitar, cello and violin playing Grateful Dead songs at your wedding? MyRead More

Wedding Music at the Nashville Zoo

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We’ve been very busy recently!  Wedding season is in full swing and we are trying to catch up on blog posts!  One of our recent gigs was a gorgeous wedding at the Nashville Zoo.  The weather was absolutely ideal (unlikeRead More

A Romantic Evening in the Park

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When we say we do any type of gig, we mean it. Last week we had a call from a guy who wanted a violinist to serenade him and his girlfriend at Centennial Park. So we hired one of ourRead More

MY NEW PIANO!!!!!

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I’ve been on a huge high for well over a week now. In my wildest dreams, I never thought I would live in the same space as a grand piano before I reached the age of 50. Since I beganRead More