Testimonials to James Weinberg
♫ From Katie J.,
who marched down the aisle to John Hiatt's "Have a Little Faith in Me" (at right with her bridesmaids in the Scarritt Bennett Center):
"I enjoyed everything so much. You were such a treat, as expected."
...and from Kate's mother, Pam J., of Franklin: "Thank you so much for a beautiful performance at Katie's wedding. We appreciate everything you did...it was above and beyond the call of duty."
♫ From Alison B., married on the 4th of July, 2009 at Wightman Chapel: "The music for our ceremony was wonderful. Thank you so much for making our day so special!"
♫ From Glenn F., father of the bride (Erin with bridesmaids below): "Erin and Joe, along with the rest of the family and guests were thrilled with the music you and your team provided. We are very appreciative! Many people related tears were flowing during the processional (Highland Cathedral) and they loved the recessional, as well. Lots of rave reviews! Thanks again for the stirring music. It was awesome!!"
More photos of Erin & Joe's Scottish ceremony at
♫ From Tonya McNutt, wedding planner: "The wedding turned out absolutely beautiful and all of the musicians did a wonderful job. I was very impressed with your work and highly enjoyed hearing you play and hope you enjoyed the wedding as much as I did. By the way, the bride's mother made a point to tell me afterwards how great the ceremony music sounded."
♫ From Ruth Ann, married at Eastwood Christian Church: "Thank you so much for the truly beautiful job you did with our ceremony music. The songs were lovely and really made our wedding complete! We appreciated everything, and will definitely pass your name on to any friends we have looking for a great organist!"
♫ From Shi~Anne R., bride (with Kevin at right):
"Thank you so much for being a part of our celebration. You're wonderful. We just got home and I got the email you sent about
'Just The Way You Are.' You're so thoughtful. I do love that song. Take care and again, thank you so much. Blessings,"
♫ From Diane Davich-Craig, flutist and director, Nashville Chamber Players: "You did a great job and I really appreciated the opportunity to work with you."♫ From Kate Tanis, Wedding Planner: "Thank you very much for your help last Saturday on the Gill-Vazquez wedding. I thought it all went perfectly, and thank you for going above and beyond to make it that way!"
♫ From Terry K., mother of the bride, Emily (left and below at Hillwood Country Club): "Thank you so much for a wonderful job yesterday at Emily's wedding and reception. I think that we had a perfect day and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves. Your music was the perfect backdrop for it all."♫ From Dana R., bride: "It was the happiest day of mine and Tim's life. We thought you both did a beautiful job! Everyone loved the music and I am so happy we had both the organ and the bagpipes play. Thank you for all of your help and decisions on such lovely song selections."
♫ From Eddie A., groom: "Andrea and I were wonderfully pleased with the music and you in particular. Thank you so much for your patience and understanding with our event. You've been a great resource that I would HIGHLY recommend to any prospective customer."
David, Emily and Judge Leon Ruben beneath the Chupah
♫ From Gene L., father of the bride (Becky with bridesmaids at right):
"Linda and I were so pleased with the music and the way you handled the bad organ and out of tune piano by bringing your keyboard.
Thank you again for making the music so beautiful. If you need any kind of reference for future weddings, you can use us. If we hear of anyone in the Nashville area needing an organist for a wedding,
we are going to give your name."
♫ From Leslie K., bride: "Thank you so much for providing such wonderful music for our wedding. The ceremony wouldn't have been as meaningful to us without your talents. God Bless."
♫ From Melissa C., bride (at left with Chris): "The music was absolutely amazing -- you did a great job. If you ever need a reference, I would be happy to provide one. Thank you again!"
♫ From Katie Miner, singer & recording artist:
♫ From Melissa H., mother of the bride, concerning program planning:
"This will mean so much to Kristin. I appreciate all that you have done in getting these selections together. Many thanks!"
and from Kristin M., Melissa's daughter:
"Thank you so much James. You have been so kind and patient with us and we really appreciate it!
♫ From Kim M., bride: "You did a great job! And I will continue to refer you if anyone asks about wanting an organist. Thank you very much for everything you did! I greatly appreciate it. Again, the music sounded GREAT!!"♫ From Lisa H., mother of the bride (Caitlin at right): "I thought the wedding was beautiful and your playing just added to the aura and elegance of the venue. I will definitely be referring you to friends as their daughters get married."
♫ From Megan C. (at left), who hired Nashville Celtic Weddings for her Wightman Chapel ceremony: "I couldn't have been more impressed! I have already told a few brides-to-be about what a wonderful job you do and will continue to spread the good news!! I am confident that I chose the best musicians around...a big THANK YOU for that!"
♫ From Sheila U., music teacher and cantor at Holy Cross Anglican Church:
♫ From Andrea B., mother of the bride (Emily with Eric, left), concerning music planning over 6 months:
"Thank you so much for all you've done and will do for this wedding. You have been a pleasure to work with."|
...and the same mom after the wedding: "I thought the music was absolutely wonderful---the organ, the violin, and the piano, too. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I'm so glad we found you...I will be sure to pass your name on to others who are planning weddings!"
♫ From Diane DiStasio, professional singer:
♫ From Roxanne E. (I played jazz piano for her Christmas party): "You did a fabulous job and I've heard rave reviews from many of the guests on how nice a touch it was having you at the party. Plan on next year being commissioned again."♫ From Corinne, wedding coordinator (Weddings with Reese): "Everything was wonderful, and I will of course be calling you again when we need music!"
♫ From Andrea C. (left), planning her Wightman Chapel wedding from Bowling Green, KY:
"Thank you so much for all your help - you have already been worth whatever the cost and we haven't even had the
service yet!" Then after the wedding & reception, Andrea said to me: "Everything was perfect! You were such a blessing to have in the wedding and such a big help! I really appreciate you being part of our special day."
♫ From Megan S. (with Steven on right): "Thanks so much... you did great on all the music."
♫ From Rev. Jason Cruise, senior minister at Belmont Heights Baptist Church, to the congregation after an offertory: "You play a mean organ!"
♫ From Laura N., mother of the bride (daughter Laura with her groom, Ethan, below right): "The music was lovely...the service was beautiful; God has given you a wonderful talent! Greg was superior also! I would not have changed anything! What a great memory the wedding will be for me and my family. I will recommend you to anyone who asks."
♫ From Rob P., groom (with Laura at left):
♫ From Kimberly and Shane, here kneeling for first communion at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Donelson:
♫ From Rev. Ralph Griggs (with Mary, his wife of 30 years), in advice given on Yahoo Answers: "I'm a wedding minister in Nashville and have worked with James. He does a great job. I have him listed in my recommendations at my site."
♫ From Amy Ellwanger (with Piotrek at right):
♫ From Allison D., married at historic Owen Chapel in Brentwood: "I really appreciated all your help with the wedding. The music was wonderful from beginning to end, and I definitely will refer you to other friends and colleagues."
♫ From Beverly D., mother of the bride (Stephanie & Dave at left): "We were more than pleased with all of the music. The entire ceremony was beautiful! Many, many guests commented on all of the details. Relatives and guests were asking about how the arrangements were made for the musicians. They commented on the beautiful sound of the pipe organ as well as each piece chosen. James, you were wonderful throughout the entire process. I would recommend that anyone with a wedding in their future use you. Your expertise was invaluable. I was so glad that I contracted for your full package of services. The personal consultation was a tremendous help in choosing the music, and the rehearsal practice proved to be as helpful as you promised."