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My Three-Event Weekend!

I think this is a first — I had three different events this weekend!

From Buckhead to Roswell to Norcross, I played everything from The Eagles to Schubert, saw beautiful venues, and met interesting people.

Here’s my itinerary:

 

Rehearsal Dinner at The Estate on Piedmont Road

It’s been well over a year since I’ve been to The Estate, and I was happy to be back to their “polished plank pine flooring” and fantastic piano. I also enjoy playing at rehearsal dinner because it’s pretty much Anything Goes as far as what songs to play.

Piano at The Estate wedding and event venue in  Atlanta

One of my favorite pianos in Atlanta

One particularly nice thing was that I got a vendor meal, which almost never happens. Even better, I got to sit and eat in a room with fellow vendors — Kelsey and Ansley of TOAST Events, Zach at Liquid AV, and Chris from 6 of 4 Photography. Working as both a wedding musician and ¬†author is pretty isolating, so it was a real treat to actually eat and chat with some co-workers. (And unfortunate that I didn’t think to get a photo of us all together.)

 

Wedding Ceremony at Roswell Country Club

Friday night had been fun, but also long and tiring, so I was relieved to have a simple wedding ceremony at the Roswell Country Club on Saturday. I played “Ave Maria,” “Canon in D,” and “A Thousand Years” for the entrance music, and Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” for the recessional.

Wedding Ceremony at Roswell Country Club

Entrance to Roswell Country Club

 

Wedding Ceremony at Roswell Country Club near Atlanta

 

 

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony at The Atrium

I had never been to The Atrium in Norcross before, and oooh, was it nice. I arrived and got set up super-early, so I got to take quite a few photos.

Entrance to The Atrium wedding venue in Norcross

Entrance to The Atrium

 

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony at The Atrium near Atlanta

Outdoor wedding ceremony at The Atrium near Atlanta

I LOVE these flowers!

 

And look! Finally a photo of me — and a nice one, too.

Atlanta wedding pianist Jennifer McCoy Blaske at outdoor wedding ceremony

Getting ready to play!

 

So that was my Busy Piano Weekend. And it was great fun, but now I feel like this:

funny animal sleeping meme I is napkin

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