The ceremony music is the music that is played during the ceremony it includes the prelude, processional, recessional and postlude.
Prelude music – It is played before the ceremony starts and while all the guests are comfortably seated.
Processional music – It is played just when the wedding party enters the place. Ceremony music – It is played when the ceremony takes place.
Recessional music – It is played as and when the wedding party leaves the place. Postlude music – It is played when the guests start leaving the place.
Before you actually sit down to decide which music should play when, it is necessary that you check out the policies of the venue pertaining to the music and the available instruments. If nothing is mentioned, then it is better to call up and ask. You can hire a band or you can also consider a friend and relative to sing for you.
The music you play for your wedding helps set the atmosphere for your wedding and thus, needs to be planned with care. You can hire a DJ directly. This way, you will be able to save some money. If you have higher budget, then you can hire the services of an entertainment agency.