Recap: Ramani & Daniel’s Wedding Ceremony in Double Bay, Sydney

It was an absolute pleasure playing live music for Ramani and Daniel’s wedding ceremony at Blackburn Gardens in Double Bay, Sydney.

Ceremony song choices
Entry: Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis
Signing: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You by Lauryn Hill
Exit: Aint No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye

Thank you for the kind testimonial Ramani + Daniel. ❤️
“Larissa has the most beautiful & soulful voice – her singing really made our wedding ceremony special. Being able to walk down the aisle to ‘Can’t Help Fallin’ In Love’ was perfect, and we appreciated that she also learned two new songs for us.”

The lovely photos were taken by  @cavanaghphotography

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It was such a stunning day overlooking the harbour and I felt very honoured to play acoustic music for them and to witness an authentic and heartfelt ceremony.

Larissa x

What a month..

October is typically our busiest month and what a cracker it was! Jake and I played music (live and DJing) at six beautiful weddings around NSW and were involved in Mindfully Wed – a small community of conscious, ethical and environmentally aware suppliers within the wedding industry.

I played under Citadel at Mind Body Spirit Festival in Sydney and continue my regular Monday night 8pm yin and live music class at Power Living Yoga, Manly.

Full Moon Circle is this Friday at The Yoga Space in Manly at 7pm. Grab your ticket here!

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Head to the live shows and events page if you’d like to watch me live. I play at various bars around Sydney.

Larissa x

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Mindfully Wed – October 7th SYDNEY

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Larissa McKay Music is very excited to be a part of Mindfully Wed, Sydney. It is a wedding expo for conscious couples. It is run by Less Stuff More Meaning and features various vendors that are socially, environmentally and emotionally aware, with a focus on relationships.

We will be playing music throughout the event (live and DJing), so please come and say hi and chat about how we can make your wedding music a perfect reflection of you and your partner’s love.

For us your wedding day should feel warm, joyous, loving, grounded and authentic.

Purchase tickets here!

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Wedding Ceremony, Finns Duranbah
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Jake DJing and Larissa vocals

Wedding services offered by LMM:
Ceremony – SOLO  piano and vocals
Canapés – DUO  piano, vocals, percussion
Reception – DUO piano, vocals, percussion
– DJ & vocals
– DJ
– MC

To make an enquiry please click here.

Larissa x

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Spring Equinox Moon Circle with Chakra Cleanse and Live Music

I am running a special event for Spring Equinox and the New Moon on Friday September  22nd. The event will be held at The Yoga Space in Manly, starts at 7pm and is $30. We will be doing some meditation, rituals around letting go and manifesting the life you desire. It is a beautiful safe space to look inward and evolve. I will also do some sound healing and play some live music for you 🙂

Purchase tickets and read more about the event here

Cheers,

Larissa x

Why I Love Playing Music for Weddings (& my favourite songs)

I love playing live wedding music for ceremonies, there’s nothing quite like it in terms of music performing. I love being a part of a couples’ special day; creating a beautiful atmosphere as guests arrive, settling everyone but also building excitement and joy in the space through music. Everyone is slightly nervous and I feel like I am the anchor that happily grounds them. I love watching the emotion and expressions of joy on their faces and hearing the words they have chosen to express the way they feel about each other. I see the reactions of their loved ones, the often unseen support from groomsmen, the flutter of anxiety from friends rushing around organising things and the zen of the celebrant.

My wedding day was so special and I felt so engulfed by love and joy.  When brides and grooms choose me to play music for their wedding it really is an honour.

My favourite wedding ceremony songs to play..
Can’t Help Falling in Love – the lyrics to this song are so cute & who doesn’t love Elvis
Latch – the dynamics in the melody create some beautiful rise and fall moments
At Last – the melody of this song is so fun to sing with all those bendy notes

Being a live wedding musician is the best job. I get to travel all over Sydney and to beautiful places in the country like Orange and the Hunter Valley which I may not have visited otherwise. I get to try lots of different beautiful wines and food and work with other creatives who are passionate about what they do. I get to meet lots of different people and all with my hubby by my side (most of the time). But the thing I love most is that I have the chance to share my gift of music to so many different people of all ages, walks of life and to see them enjoying themselves is just the best.

Love & gratitude..
Larissa x

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Jake and My Wedding Day
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Reunited with a piano while travelling

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Recap of Amanda and Martin’s Church Ceremony, Manly NSW

I had the pleasure of singing and playing piano for Amanda and Martin’s wedding ceremony at St. Mary’s in Manly on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. It was a traditional mass ceremony and so beautiful!

SONGS
Entry: This I Promise You by Ronan Keating
Signing: Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis
Exit: Special Two by Missy Higgins

TESTIMONIAL FROM THE BRIDE AND GROOM
“Larissa is a amazing wedding singer. From the very start when I emailed her through to my church ceremony.. she has been helpful and made my ceremony so special”