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“The Celestial Flute and Harp Duo”

Barbara Gallagher Harp
Geri Rizzo, Flute

“… You and Geri sounded so beautiful, and helped make our wedding even more amazing.  We got rave reviews from our guests!  You were so nice and easy to deal with.  We hope to get the chance to book you again for a future event.  Thanks so much!”  N and J Onofrio
Wedding Bands AthloneTraditional Wedding Ceremony Music:

1 – Prelude Music for 1/2 hour
Before wedding bands athlone wedding ceremony time start.  We pick
this:  Love songs from movie themes, light
classical and standards.
Nevertheless, here you have another tips!

2 –  Bridal Party Processional:
When the Officiant comes in with the groomsmen
and they walk up front, we know its time for the
parents, bridesmaids/flowergirls to process,
so here is an example of a tune we’d play
Pachelbel Canon in D3 – Brides Processional: Now everyone rises for the bride, example tune:

Bridal Chorus, Wagner4 – Unity Candle

Watermark, by Enya (harp only)

5 – Recessional for All

Traditional Bridal March, Mendelssohn

Vivaldis “Winter” from the Four Seasons
Trumpet Voluntary, by Purcell

Above, The Borgata Hotel and Casino & Wedding Bands in Ireland
Corporate Event Music
The Celestial Flute and Harp Duo is a popular and elegant choice and best for indoor weddings as temperature has a decidedly negative effect on both instruments.  We are happy to perform outside, however, WBA (The Wedding Band Association)
if we are shaded by a tarp or gazebo!
BIO A touch of class and elegance is what you will get with our beautiful harp and flute duo… the music is heavenly!  This is why we call ourselves the “Celestial Duo!”   In addition to playing weddings together for 15 years,  Barbara Gallagher, harp and Geri Rizzo, flute have played in the beautiful “posh” restaurants of the Atlantic City Casinos as well as for their corporate events and holiday parties.  We are both trained professionals and have studied with world-class instrumentalists in our field. Barbara attended the Philadelphia School of Performing Arts in Philadelphia, and Geri attended the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.  Our experience and talent have received rave reviews from all who have hired us.  

We not only play classical music, but beloved show tunes, movie themes, and standards… yes, we even jazz it up for the cocktail hour!  For weddings, we arrive one hour early, set up, then play 1/2 prelude music.  The ceremony then starts, and we perform processionals for the Moms (if wanted); the bridal party and the bride.  If there is a unity candle service or any other during the ceremony, we play for that; then the recessionals ensue.  For the cocktail hour, we play light classical, standards, and movie themes.  Bottom line, we sound beautiful!  Just listen…

Barbara Gallagher
Some of Barbara Gallagher’s  experience includes appearances performing on harp at major venues including the Academy of Music Ballroom and the Bellevue Stratford Hotel. She also played as harpist with the Lansdale Symphony and the Rowan College Community Orchestra. Subsequently, she performed internationally at the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Since then, she has spent the last twenty-one years performing as harpist in some of the most highly acclaimed gourmet restaurants in Atlantic City. She performed nightly with the harp at the Claridge Casino Hotel for eighteen years and at Caesars for three years. Barbara also performed at Ballys Casino Hotel during the Sunday Brunch.
Geri Rizzo,  primarily a classical flutist, plays any genre, Bach to Rock and has been performing over 25 years.  She is a member of the Atlantic Pops in Egg Harbor Township, NJ and the Pinelands Symphonic Band, Whiting, NJ, and has performed with the Ocean City Pops, as well as the Tristate Orchestra and Fine Arts Symphony in NY.   She is also a member of the Jersey Shore Jazz Vespers committee, Atlantic City where she performs with a jazz trio or quartet.  She has performed in Washington, DC, at the Peruvian Ambassador’s home with the Grammy Award Winning World Folk Group “Inca Son”, at Carnegie Hall with James Galway, and toured with the American Symphony when she was seventeen.  Also a trained singer, Geri is happy to sing along with the harp for your wedding for a solo or as a cantor.
Geri Rizzo
Telemann “Adagio”
Above, just some of our classical repertoire…  Mio Caro Ben will make you cry; Music from Broadway musicals like “Cats” and “Phantom of the Opera” are favorites.  We also play Beatles Tunes (ex.: “And I Love Her”… “When I’m 64″… “Here Comes the Sun”); Movie Themes… “Theme from the Titanic”.. “Somewhere Out There”… and standards like “Fly Me to the Moon” … also, Celtic favorites!  
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Ceremony Music / Flute and Harp – “The Celestial Duo”

They were absolutely magical and so fitting to their name. During my prep for our wedding my now husband and I lost our home to Super Storm Sandy. At that time we were making arrangements for living and my communication and availability was limited. Without ever meeting and asking them to completely coordinate our ceremony music with no input we had the most beautiful ceremony! They were both supportive, professional, resourceful and kind. I strongly recommend and would use them again.
Nicole / Wedding: 02/10/2013

Testimonial from May 2, 2009 Wedding
Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point, NJ  “… You and Geri sounded so beautiful, and helped make our wedding even more amazing.  We got rave reviews from our guests!  You were so nice and easy to deal with.  We hope to get the chance to book you again for a future event.  Thanks so much!”
N and J Onofrio
Testimonial from May 15, 2009 Wedding
Lutheran Church of Reformation, West Long Branch, NJ
“Dear Geri and Barbara, I just wanted to say thank you so much for the beautiful music on our wedding day.  I think the music selections were great and you played them perfectly!  When I heard how beautiful the songs were played – how perfectly they fit into our Disney Fairytale themed wedding, I wanted to cry!  Thank you ever so much!”   D and K Hoitela 
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Magic Flute Wedding Music is a group of experienced professional musicians who have played wedding ceremonies and corporate events most of our performing lives.  We have attended conservatories and fine music universities and love what we do.  Unlike the bride who is going through this for the very first time, we are well versed in the ceremony and can give you helpful advice.  We sound beautiful, are affordable and never miss a beat!  Book Early!  The season fills up quickly!