|Posted on June 3, 2009 at 12:00 AM|
Santuario de San Antonio is a popular choice for holding big weddings, with long aisle for the Bridal March, airconditioned room and of course, good sound system.
Photo by Fol Rana
This church is along Mc Kinley Road, in Forbes Park Makati. Convenient locations for Reception near the church are Manila Polo Club, North Forbes Pavillion, Makati Shangr-La, The Peninsula Manila, The Blue Leaf,and The Loft at Manansala Towers.
They hold masses there Mondays to Sundays at 6pm; and Saturdays and Sundays at 4:30pm. So, weddings are advised to be finished there by 5pm Mondays to Fridays and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays to make way for Novena and Mass preps. Sometimes, weddings are held after the mass, around 7-7:15
Choirs and musicians are positioned at the left side facing the altar. Usually four microphones are provided for the choir, but an additional mic can always be requested if available and needed. Microphones and microphone stands are positioned in the choir area.
Choirs and musicians are allowed to use the piano beside the choir area.
For Anima Choir video of Santuario de San Antonio setup, click http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=624462&content=videos&vidID=56440
Love songs are allowed for Processional of the Entourage, Bridal March, Contract signing, Pictorials and Recessional. The church does not allow any music during the vows.
The Choir and strings usually sing and plays for the following parts:
A. Processional of the Entourage
B. Bridal march
D. Offertory (must be liturgical)
F. Christ has Died
H. Our Father
I Lamb of God
J. Communion songs (must be liturgical)
K. Contract Signing and Pictorials