Classic. Elegance. Rustic. Those were the three words Adam and Rany used to describe the vision for their wedding reception at The Pickering Barn in Issaquah, Washington. Add in a mix of traditional Cambodian music and contemporary American music, and the result is one heck of a good time that brings two sides together to celebrate as one big giant family!
(And if you’ve never been a part of a Cambodian wedding, you’re missing out! What fun and energy! I can’t wait to see Pixel Dust Productions highlight video!)
You won’t find it in the Musical Selections below, but there was one presentation option that created a very special moment from Adam & Rany. Called Messages From Home, a couple of Adam & Rany’s friends that were unable to make it to the wedding reception had called my voicemail a few days in advance and left a touch message for our guests of honor. I took those recordings and played them back after the formal toasts as a surprise to Adam & Rany. It’s always a great moment and a nice way to include those that can’t make it, despite really wanting to be there.
Congratulations Adam & Rany! Thank you for letting me be a part of your wedding day; it was an honor to serve as your Master of Ceremonies and DJ. You two are kind and very generous, I loved working with you. And thank you for making my first venture with traditional Cambodian music a pleasant one.
Prelude: Piano Instrumentals
- Family: Up Soundtrack – “Carl Goes Up”
- Wedding Party: Yiruma – “River Flows In You”
- Rany’s Procession: Sam Smith – “Latch (Acoustic)”
- Recessional: Coldplay – “Sky Full of Stars”
Cocktail Hour: Cambodian, Rany & Adam’s Selections
Grand Entrance (Adam & Rany): Dave Matthews Band – “So Right”
Dinner: Love Songs, Upbeat, Cambodian
- First Dance: Farewell Milwaukee – “Always Be Your Man”
- Cake Cutting: David Ryan Harris – “Sweetest Berry”
- Combined Parents Dance: Elton John – “Blessed”
- Last Dance: Green Day – “Time of Your Life (Good Riddance)”
Dancing: Oldies, Classic Rock & Roll, 1980s, 1990s, Top 40, Alternative & Modern Rock, R&B, Funk
Photo Courtesy: Solie Designs.
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