Top 10 Piano Songs For Your Dream Wedding Ceremony

When it comes to setting the perfect atmosphere for your wedding, few instruments can rival the elegance and charm of the piano. Piano songs offer a timeless and beautiful backdrop, enhancing your dream wedding ceremony. To help you choose the ideal piano songs, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 piano tunes that will add a touch of magic to your wedding.


  1. ‘I Giorni’ by Ludovico Einaudi

Einauid’s piano music has become synonymous with creating atmosphere and emotion. This beautiful piano song makes for a beautiful ceremony entrance, and is long enough for larger bridal parties.

  1. ‘Saman’ by Ólafur Arnalds

To enhance a meaningful reading, ‘Saman’ is an elegant addition. Having a piano song played in the background whilst a loved one does a reading can make those moments that much more poignant.

  1. ‘All of Me’ by John Legend

With John Legend being a pianist himself, his songs translate perfectly to solo piano. This well-known song, with its heartfelt lyrics and soothing melody, is a sentimental choice for the ceremony entrance or during the signing of the register.

  1. ‘Claire de Lune’ by Claude Debussy

For an elegant and timeless feel, consider the elegant and timeless ‘Claire de Lune’ by Debussy during the signing of the register. As a slightly longer piano song, it will fit this moment of the wedding ceremony perfectly.

  1. ‘Bluebird’ by Alexis Ffrench

This is a simple but elegant piano song, ideal for background music as your guests are being seated. It would also work beautifully during the signing of the register, together with any of Einauid’s piano music.

  1. ‘A Thousand Years’ by Christina Perri

This modern classic beautifully captures the feeling of everlasting love, and is a popular request for a reason! Whilst originally with lyrics, it’s opening chords on the piano create a goosebumps moment. It’s a perfect choice as a piano song for your ceremony entrance.

  1. ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’ by Elvis Presley

Elvis’ timeless ballad is a favourite for wedding ceremonies, creating an atmosphere of pure romance. It is beautiful as a piano song on its own or combined with another piece of music such as Pachelbel’s Canon in D for the ceremony entrance.

  1. ‘Dawn’ by Dario Marianelli

Dario Marianelli’s music, written for the film Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightley, is an ideal choice for a countryside wedding. It conjures up images of country estates, fields full of wildflowers and long elegant dresses! A beautiful piano song addition to any countryside wedding ceremony.

  1. ‘A Million Dreams’ by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

This has been arranged for every instrument under the sun due to its popularity. A song filled with passion and hope for the future, it makes for an uplifting ceremony exit, and the piano song version arranged by The Theorist is a particular favourite.

  1. ‘Lover’ by Taylor Swift

A moving choice for the ceremony entrance, this contemporary hit is a popular choice for couples looking to express their love and devotion. Taylor Swift’s music works beautifully on the piano, and the arrangement by Paul Hankinson combines this piano song seamlessly with Pachelbel’s Canon in D.

The piano has a unique ability to convey emotion and create a memorable atmosphere at your wedding ceremony. Whether you choose modern hits or timeless classics, these top 10 piano songs are sure to enhance the magic of your special day. Contact HMH Piano Collective now to consult with Hannah about personalising your wedding music and making it your own, creating unforgettable moments for you and your guests.