The trumpet has been used as a ceremonial instrument since its creation, making it the perfect choice for your event.  Whatever the occasion I can offer a bespoke service to match your requirements.  With many years’ experience, I will be happy to assist in making all of your musical plans come together.

Weddings

Whether for the service or at the reception, I always ensure that a professional service is provided, leaving the happy couple to enjoy their special day without any additional stress!

The document below lists some of the most popular requests for music during the service.  This is not an exhaustive list, as I am able to make arrangements for trumpet and piano or organ, or other ensembles as requested.  If you already know that you’d like the trumpet to play for entrance or exit music, you might also like to consider featuring it in any other songs and hymns in your service.  Please contact  me for further details on how I can cater for your special day.

Popular Wedding Music (PDF file, 6.1 KB) "We wanted to say thank you very much for playing the trumpet at our wedding ceremony! We thought it was brilliant and a great surprise for the guests! Everyone loved it. It really made the service extra special."
~Becky and Greg~

"For as long as I can remember all I've wanted at my wedding was a trumpeter; you far and above exceeded what I imagined. I can't thank you enough. Really brilliant!"
~Emma~

"Edward and I want to thank you so much for your super performance at our wedding. The service was overwhelming for the both of us and the beautiful music, played brilliantly, was a huge part of that. Those pieces will always be close to our hearts. (I have always wanted a trumpeter at my wedding and it was just as I had hoped and better.) You also gave a tuneful boost to the hymns! Thank you Sam, it was perfect."
~Laura and Edward~

Funerals

I have performed for a number of funerals and memorial services, so I know just how important it is to provide a discreet and sensitive service.  Whether your loved ones had a particular favourite song or hymn, or you feel the traditional Last Post is a more fitting tribute, I will gladly accommodate your wishes at this emotional time.  I am also equally at home on the bugle, cornet and flugelhorn, so if you’re worried that the trumpet might be a little strident then you may find these softer sounding instruments are exactly what you’re hoping for.

Please use the contact  form for any questions - I am happy to assist in any way I can.

Prices vary depending on the length of service and/or reception and will include any associated travel or music costs.

"Sam recently played the trumpet at my father’s funeral. I discovered Sam by searching on the internet and was delighted with his quick and friendly response. He was very helpful in both understanding what was required and also in making suggestions as to the appropriate music to use. Sam was very reliable and professional and played with great sensitivity and intent. Although we had never met before, his presence at this occasion enhanced the mood that we were seeking and I know my father would have greatly appreciated his playing as did we."
~Claire and Martin~