Burghley Voices
A chamber choir, based in Stamford, Lincs, UK

Weddings and Special Events

Please contact us to sing at weddings. We already have bookings in the Summer of 2016.

We can provide a lead to congregational singing in hymns, and sing an anthem at the Signing of the Registers, and at other points in the ceremony.

Our 2017 fee is £450, for which we field a minimum of 8 singers, and aim for 12. The fee includes an organist or conductor.
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Elton, Cambridgeshire, July 2015

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Bridal March
Pachelbel’s Canon

Hymns
1. Lord of all hopefulness
2. I vow to thee my country
3. Tell out my soul

Signing the Registers
In Christ Alone - by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend (a cappella version, arranged Larry Nickel)

Amazing Grace arr. Eric Wyse

Wedding March
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba.

photo by Meg Nicol

Baston, near Bourne, Lincolnshire, August 2014

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Before the ceremony
A Perfect Day - Lou Reed

Registers
Happy - Pharrell Williams

Hymns, led by the choir
Morning has broken
Lord of all hopefulness
Jerusalem

  • Michael and I wanted to send our thanks to you and your wonderful choir as I did not get chance to thank you on the day.

    It was perfect and the best day ever.

    So many of our guests could not say enough good things about your choir. They all said you were fantastic and loved the song choices. You made our special day even more special. Many of the guests said it was the best service they had been to - this was because of your effort and the wonderful choir.

    If you would like us to write a recommendation/testimony on your website please don't hesitate to ask.

    Best wishes,

    Mr & Mrs Parry
    Bride and Groom

St Oswald's, Peterborough, July 2014

Stonesby Church
Before the service
Panis Angelicus – Cesar Franck
Jerusalem – Hubert Parry
Ave Maria – Franz Schubert

Bridal March
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel (Organ)

In place of the Responsorial Psalm
The Lord bless you and keep you – Rutter

Hymns, led by the choir
First Hymn: Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
Offertory Hymn: ‘Sweet Sacrament Divine’
Final Hymn: How Great Thou Art

Signing of the registers
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine

Communion
Ave Verum Corpus Mozart
A Gaelic Blessing – Rutter

Wedding March
Widor Toccata from Symphony No.5 (organ)

All Saints, Peterborough, April 2014

Stonesby Church
Choir Anthems before the service
Handel/Black - When the one whose hand you're holding
Bernstein - One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story)
Rutter - A Gaelic Blessing

Bridal March
Pachelbel - Canon

Hymns, led by the choir
Be still for the presence
Make me a channel
Jerusalem

During the Signing of the Registers
Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine

Wedding March
Widor - Toccata from Symphony No.5
  • Many, many thanks for your contribution and that of the choir to what turned out to be an enormously successful day for Rosie, Andrew and ourselves. Having you all there did make it something really special.
    Father of the bride

Stonesby, Leicestershire, July 2012

Stonesby Church
Before the service
Ave Verum - Mozart (Choral)
Be Thou with Them - Bach (Choral)

Bridal March
'World in Union' (Choral)

Hymns, led by the choir
Jerusalem
Lord of the Dance

Register
One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story) (Choral)
Panis Angelicus - Franck (Choral)

Wedding March
They shall be as happy - Purcell's Fairy Queen (Choral)

Uffington, near Stamford, June 2012

Uffington Church
Before the Ceremony:
Ave Verum - Mozart (Choral)
Be Thou with Them - Bach (Choral)
Flower Duet from Lakmé (Duet) (immediately before the ceremony)

At the Registers, more vocal music:–
One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story) (Choral)
A Whole New World - Menken (Aladdin) (Solo)

Hymns, led by the choir
Shine Jesus Shine
Colours of Day
Lord of the Dance
Jerusalem

An organist, and trumpeter, provided other music before the ceremony, together with the Bridal and Wedding Marches

Future concerts