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Best Wedding Musicians for Your Ceremony (Victoria)

As per the recomendations & real wedding-customer feedback in the Victorian ABIA Wedding Industry Awards.

Live Music provides the perfect soundtrack for an unforgettable ceremony at one's wedding. Who better to provide your wedding music than the top-rated live wedding musicians of Victoria?


Benny Martin - Ceremony Music- Victoria


Including music in your ceremony helps create an intimate and festive atmosphere for you and your guests.

Of all the elements involved in a wedding, music has the biggest impact on the setting, mood and emotion of the day. The music you choose is often your guests’ first impression of your entire wedding. So picking the right wedding musician, DJ or live band can be one of the most important decisions you make when planning your day.

We highly recommend hiring professional musicians who have experience with weddings.

They’ll know how to adjust timing if things aren’t running to schedule and take cues from your wedding coordinator. Experienced musicians can go with the flow of your wedding and make things go smoothly so that your guests won’t even notice.

When doing your research for the perfect wedding band, do check their website and look for audio and video samples of them performing to get an idea of their style and abilities.

Also view online resources to see if they have positive reviews from past clients. When wedded couples take the time to review their vendors after their wedding, you can be sure they’re sincere!

Here we’ve listed the top wedding musicians as voted by the real couples who tied the knot in the last 12 months and cast their votes for their favourite vendors at the 2019 Victorian ABIA Wedding Industry Awards.

Enhance your wedding atmosphere with one of the following Victorian Wedding Musicians to guarantee a memorable wedding ceremony!


#1 - Benny Martin - Wedding & Event Pianist

ABIA Award Winner - Classic Wedding Musician

ABIA Customer Rating 99.53%

Benny Martin is a Melbourne professional pianist with 20 years playing experience and 5 years within the wedding industry

Benny can be booked as:

  • Piano Soloist 
  • Duo with Female vocalist (Paula Gentile) 
  • Duo with Cellist (Margarita Iourgaeva) or Violinist (Aleksandra Shamrak) 
  • Trio (Piano, Cello, Violin or Vocalist) 

Benny can provide with no additional cost to booking

  • Portable Digital Stage Piano ( Roland FP30 available in White or Black) for venues without a piano. 
  • PA Speakers 
  • Wireless Microphone
  • Portable Baby Grand Piano in White (Additional cost)

For venues without a suitable piano, Benny can provide a portable digital stage piano with PA speakers and wireless microphone.

For Wedding bookings Benny will offer you a FREE pre-wedding music consultation, the music consultation will give you an opportunity to discuss what music you would like, and may provide an opportunity to hear Benny play some pieces that you may be considering.

Learn more about Benny Martin - Wedding & Event Pianist
Wedding Ceremony Music - Victoria - Benny-Martin

Wedding Ceremony Music - Victoria - Benny Martin 


#2 - Something Borrowed Duo

ABIA Award Runner-Up
(Live Musicians)

ABIA Customer Rating 99.40%

Something Borrowed Duo are one of Australia's leading Wedding Duos, with countless weddings under our belt and hundreds of songs to choose from we can cater to all sizes and styles of weddings.

Walk down the aisle to our beautiful acoustic version of your 'must have' song, then kick the party into top gear and get the dance floor pumping with our full band sound to fully produced backing tracks. 

Why choose us? Well, we are full time musicians and 90% of our gigs are weddings. This is not our part time, extra money type job.

This is why we work so hard to make your walk down that aisle perfect and on most occasions we are able to pull the most stubborn non dancers to the floor. We have a great understanding of how to read the crowd and make sure everyone from Nana to the Nephews hear something they love.

Whatever type of wedding, indoor or outdoor, any season... Something Borrowed has you covered for ceremonies, Receptions and Photo Booths

Learn more about Something Borrowed Duo


#3 - Paper Hearts

ABIA Award 3rd Place
(Live Musicians)

ABIA Customer Rating 98.83%

Amelia & Ryan met through friends in 2o11 and fell madly in love. Sharing a passion for epic vocal harmonies & live music, PAPER HEARTS was born.

From wedding ceremonies & canapés sets to receptions, PAPER HEARTS cover everything from intimate acoustic love songs to roof raising dance floor hits.


Two vocals, guitar and a cajon - PAPER HEARTS learn your favourite songs to make your magic moments unforgettable. 

They offer Duo, Trio & Band options, as well as DJ's and MC's - they can even write you a song!

Submit your song requests & high five your fiancé as PAPER HEARTS create the perfect soundtrack for your special day.


#4 - A to Z Wedding Services

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 98.28%

At A to Z Wedding Services we provide professional and personalised DJ, MC & Photography Services. A successful family business that has been operating for over 20 years. 

  • Face to Face client meetings
  • Flexible payment plans
  • Dancing on a Cloud for your first dance
  • Sparkler Exit - To end your night on a HIGH!!
Learn more about A to Z Wedding Services

#5 - Pure Silver Flutes

ABIA Award Finalist
(Live Musicians)

ABIA Customer Rating 97.79%

Are you looking for unique, outstanding and stylish live ceremony music? With consistent rave reviews from our couples, you can be confident that your music will be perfect. 

We perform at both indoor and outdoor weddings and you can choose the size of the ensemble (Duo, Trio or Quartet) to get an exact fit for your needs.

We are professional musicians who tailor a mix of on-trend contemporary and pop music, alongside classical, jazz and musical theatre repertoire to perfectly reflect the personalities of each of our bridal couples.

By combining the music with the beautiful tones of the flute to create a new and beautiful sound, you get a thoroughly unique wedding music soundtrack.

Recent pop requests have included Ed Sheeran’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’, Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’ and a favourite from ‘Twilight’ ‘Flightless Bird, American Mouth’ , alongside the classical favourites such as Pachelbel’s ‘Canon in D’ and Bach’s ‘Ave Maria’, with everything else in between! Visit our Youtube channel to see some samples 




#6 - Bruce Harrison Events

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 97.11%

Bruce Harrison Wedding DJ & MC

If you're looking for an alternative to a live musician, Bruce Harrison DJ can be a great option due to his experience and well-rounded knowledge in music for any type of wedding. 

On top of this, he's an MC that certainly knows how to keep your wedding guests entertained and in tune with what's happening next. 

Learn more about Bruce Harrison Events


#7 - Retro DJ Event Entertainment

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 96.58%

Retro DJ is another alternate to a live musician, if you're looking for original tracks. Retro DJ is a family-owned business is well known amongst their industry colleagues. 

They offer DJ, MC and Ceremony Music Services. 

Learn more about Retro DJ Event Entertainment

#8 - KISS Entertainment

ABIA Award Finalist
(Live Musicians)

ABIA Customer Rating 95.79%

Kiss Entertainment Offer the follow:

  • Live singing during Ceremony, Canapes/Meals/Mingling (if you desire, otherwise I can play music during this time) 
  • Wireless Microphone for speeches (if required)
  • MC Duties (if required and is complimentary, otherwise I can help guide your MC during the night) 
  • Stylish set up to suit your wedding - my DJ set it clean, no leads and will compliment your day 
  • Detailed Wedding Day Run Sheet for your wedding day (can be supplied to all your vendors and venue for continuity) 
  • I bring WIFI with me, so should you or your guest request a song that I don't have, as long as I can download it from iTunes, I will download it and add it into your night 
  • I have on Online Portal, that I give you log in details and you can go in and choose your music playlist 
  • Live Female Duo

FUN EXTRAS at no extra cost

  • Fun Video Recording Highlights reel of your wedding... FREE (check them out on our website
  • Photos of your night - whilst waiting for your professional pictures, I take happy snaps and share with you Music Options 

We look forward to speaking to you and helping you create amazing memories through music.

Learn more about KISS Entertainment
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#9 - Animata String Quartet

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 95.43%

View the ABIA Wedding Directory for more Live Wedding Bands.