Bel Canto Wedding Music Services -

Heather Batey, soprano

 

Bel Canto is Italian for "beautiful singing." Live music at your wedding ceremony can touch the hearts of your family and friends in such a way that pre-recorded music can never do, and adds an element of elegance to your special day.  Let me

help you create treasured memories by providing beautiful vocal music for your ceremony or reception, and also by helping you plan the music for your ceremony. 

Yes, I gladly do non-traditional and rainbow weddings.

 

My Performance Repertoire

If your favorite song is not listed here, please ask for it. I can honor most requests for special songs and I really enjoy learning new music!

 

Visit the "Listen" page for audio/video clips of my singing, or you may visit my YouTube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/heatherbateystudio 

 

Classical:

  • Alleluja (from Exultate, Jubilate) – W.A. Mozart

  • Ave Maria – J.S. Bach / C. Gounod

  • Ave Maria – Franz Schubert

  • Be Thou With Them (Bist du bei Mir) – J.S. Bach

  • Calm As the Night – Carl Bohm

  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring – J.S. Bach

  • Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee – Beethoven

  • Laudate Dominum (Solemn Vespers) – W.A. Mozart

  • The Lord's Prayer – A.H. Malotte

  • Oh Lord, Most Holy (Panis Angelicus) – César Franck

  • Oh Promise Me – Reginald DeKoven

  • Whither Thou Goest – Gary Singer

 

Christian:

  • Cherish the Treasure – Steve Green

  • Household of Faith – Steve Green

  • How Beautiful – Twila Paris

  • I Will Be Here – Steven Curtis Chapman

  • In This Very Room – Ron Harris

  • Love In Any Language – Sandy Patti

  • Love Will Be Our Home – Sandy Patti

  • Only God Could Love You More – Niles Borop and Dwight Liles

  • Wedding Song (There is Love) – Noel Paul Stookey

 

Popular and Broadway:

  • All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera) – Andrew Lloyd Weber**

  • Always – Atlantic Starr

  • Annie's Song – John Denver

  • I Love You Truly – Carrie Jacobs-Bond

  • If – Bread

  • Just You and I – Frank Myers

  • Longer – Dan Fogelberg

  • One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story) – Leonard Bernstein

  • The Prayer – Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli

  • Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof) – Harnick and Bock

  • Through the Eyes of Love – Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch

  • Valentine – Jim Brickman and Martina McBride

  • You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban

 

**Note: "All I Ask of You" is a duet with a tenor.

 

Rates and Compensation

The wedding: $250

For this, I will sing up to three songs at your wedding ceremony and rehearse with the organist or other musicians for up to 30 minutes beforehand.

 

Wedding rehearsal: $75

My standard limit for this is 90 minutes.

 

Wedding music consultation: $75

We'll meet for an hour and I'll help you choose and schedule particular vocal and instrumental pieces to both personalize and enhance your ceremony.


Additional time: $75 per hour

This can include such things as:

  • Additional music rehearsals

  • Additional consultation

  • Singing more than three songs at the wedding

  • Singing at the reception

  • Travel expenses

   (Compensation for travel outside of the Birmingham, Alabama metropolitan area is added at the hourly rate above.)

 

Deposit and Cancellation

I require a minimum of either $125 or one-half of the total (whichever is higher) to reserve the time for you in my schedule.

If you need to cancel, short of an emergency, the standard amount of the deposit that I refund depends on how much notice you give me.

      

21 days or more ........

Full refund

 

14-20 days .............

50% of the deposit

 

7-13 days ..............

25% of the deposit

 

Less than 7 days .......

None of the deposit

 

References

 

These are cheerfully provided upon request.

Please contact me with any questions you may have
about the information on this page.

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