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Auspicious Melody - Violinist

Toronto, Ontario View map
4.9 out of 5 rating 45 reviews

About

Auspicious Melody - Violinist is a wedding music service based in Toronto, Ontario. This business was founded by professional violinist, Min-Hi Choi. Since her first wedding performance in 1991, she has provided entertainment for hundreds of celebrations throughout Ontario. Min-Hi is a passionate musician, and she has participated in many orchestras, quartets, rock bands, and musical theatre productions. Dedicated to your special day, she is open to taking song requests and adapts her repertoire to your requirements. This talented musician can also provide her own playlist full of songs from a wide range of genres, from traditional Celtic music to modern Top 40 hits.

Services Offered

Auspicious Melody - Violinist offers a variety of wedding packages to suit your preferences and budget. Depending on your needs, Min-Hi is happy to provide music for your ceremony, cocktail hour, or dinner reception. For your convenience, this dedicated professional even supplies her own sound equipment. If you desire more than one musician for your event, she can arrange for a pianist, guitarist, vocalist, or a second violinist to accompany her. Auspicious Melody - Violinist is also happy to perform for other special occasions, including holiday and birthday parties.

Highlights

Availability

Arrangements

Instrumental duo, soloist/vocalist, instrumental solo

Instruments

Guitar, violin, piano

Ceremony Music Starting Price

$450

More information

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

How many musicians are in your band?

1-3

What genres of music does your band play?

Jazz
Country
Gospel
Acoustic
Dance
Classical
Blues
Oldies
Swing
Rock
Classic rock
Folk
World
Hip hop
Pop
Strings
Reggae
Punk rock
R&B
Top 40
Soul
50s
60s
70s
80s
90s

What music services do you provide?

Bilingual
Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Instrumentals
Learning new songs
Reception music
Music during breaks
Rehearsal dinner music
Sample performances
Vocals
Willing travel

What services do you provide?

Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Learn new songs
Reception music
Music during breaks
Rehearsal dinner music
Sound / PA system

What items are available?

Sound PA

What is the average price for a wedding reception during peak season?

$450

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$600

What is the average price for a wedding reception during off-peak season?

$450

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Travel expenses
Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Reception music
Sample performances
Learn new songs
Sound/ PA system
Microphones

Which of the following are included in the price?

Travel
Learning new songs
Sample performances
Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Reception music
Sound PA
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    Stefania C. Married on 17/09/2022
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    Wonderful!!

    Having Min-hi Choi really complimented out black tie wedding event. Receiving lines can be long and boring, but having a live violinist really did make a difference. Our guests raved about it. She was super accommodating with music selection as well.
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    Elyssa Married on 17/06/2022
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    Amazing Violinist

    We are so happy Min-Hi was part of our wedding day, her music made the day event more special. We really wanted a live musician to plan the music for our ceremony and reception. When researching we came across Auspicious Melody, and we are SOOOO delighted we did. I was so impressed (and moved) by the sample videos on her website and her extensive repertoire, which has such a great mix of different genres. We really wanted current/pop hits on violin, and we were able to pick every single song for the ceremony and for cocktail hour from her repertoire and Min-Hi even learned a track for our big day. Who else can say they walked back down the aisle to Drake's "Best I Ever Had," on violin, It was magical! We received so many compliments and positive feedback, from our guests, on the music.

    Thank you, Min-Hi! We are so grateful to have you be a part of our wedding and will cherish the memories forever.
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    Paige Married on 15/10/2021
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    Beautiful music

    Min-Hi was very welcoming and helpful from our first interaction, she answered all questions and the day of played beautiful music. Would highly recommend!

    Thank you for making our day extra special Min-Hi!!

    Auspicious Melody - Violinist's reply:

    Hi Paige! Thank you for having me be a part of your and Jeff's wedding day. It was a wonderful ceremony and I wish you both all the best. And also, thank you so much for your kind review!
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    Imelda C. Married on 10/09/2021
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    Wedding (during covid!)

    Min-Hi was an absolute joy to have at our wedding! Not only did we have to postpone a bunch due to covid, but Min-Hi made sure she stayed very organized and communicative throughout the whole process. She was extremely professional and everyone at the wedding loved her. She even played some songs from Frozen for my little nieces who danced when they heard it! I am so absolutely blessed to have found Min-Hi and her talent. I'm sure to keep in touch with her for any future events!! Thank you!

    Auspicious Melody - Violinist's reply:

    Hi Imelda! Thank you for your awesome review and kind words! You were also amazing to work with. You are funny and compassionate and made the process fun for me as well. I wish you and Douglas all the best and I hope we will work together again or even just keep in touch!
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    Elizabeth E. Married on 02/11/2019
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    Amazing and Special

    Min-Hi made the wedding day so special! She learned two songs for us, which both sounded wonderful! As well, I had to change the time of our contract and she was very accomodating! Very professional and was easy to work with!

    Auspicious Melody - Violinist's reply:

    Hi Elizabeth! Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so happy that you were pleased with the music. Thank you for having me be a part of your wedding day, and I wish you all the best in the future and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
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    Stefanie P. Married on 19/10/2019
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    Beautiful Violinist

    Despite a few hiccups between Min Hi and myself in terms of responsiveness and professionalism, I need to give her credit for the beautiful music she played during our ceremony. The violin added an extra something to our ceremony that was the perfect touch! So excited to watch our wedding video back and hear the music being played all over again.

    Auspicious Melody - Violinist's reply:

    Hi Stefanie,

    Thank you for your review. I am happy that the music played was well-received and enjoyed. I know we had a some issues and I do again apologize but thank you again for having me be a part of your wedding day, and for introducing me and my daughter to the songs of Moana!
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    Rachael Married on 18/10/2019
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    Amazing Experience

    I knew from the moment I listened to Min-Hi that my (now) husband and I had to book her for our wedding.

    If I had to name one aspect of that day that I could go back and indulge in more, it would be listening to her play prior to the start of our ceremony. Her repertoire is extensive and her ability to learn a new song in a short period of time (and play it well) speaks to her level of talent and professionalism.

    When Min-Hi began to play 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' during the signing of our register, I started to get teary and my husband was ecstatic because it was his first choice for our first dance (though he compromised, and was glad to discover Min-Hi and I found a way to incorporate the song into our wedding.)

    Thank you, Min-Hi! We appreciated having you be a part of our wedding and will cherish the memories forever.

    Auspicious Melody - Violinist's reply:

    Hi Rachael. Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a beautiful wedding and I am always happy to hear that the music I provided was not only well-received but also, moved those who were listening. Thank you for having me be a part of your wedding, and I wish you all the best in your marriage!
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    Samantha T. Married on 06/09/2019
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    Wouldn't choose anyone else!

    Min Hi was amazing to work with - responsive, professional, and kind. She has great prices, an excellent skill set, and a beautiful repertoire to choose from.
    She was a highlight of our ceremony, I would recommend her to everyone! I can't wait to watch out wedding video and hear/see her whole performance.

    Auspicious Melody - Violinist's reply:

    Hi Samantha! Thank you for your kind review, and I'm so happy that you were pleased with my music services! Thank you for having me be a part of your beautiful wedding, and I wish you all the best in your future together!
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    Michelle D. Married on 25/08/2018
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    Loved by everyone

    Having a violinist at my wedding was never a priority but when I came across Min-Hi Choi and her amazing repertoire there was no second guessing. She was truly wonderful and very accommodating. She took time out of her busy schedule to meet with me before my wedding and go over any song requests I had so she could play me samples live. The greatest thing for me was that she took extra time to learn a song that was very special to me and my family and it made my ceremony that much more personal and heart felt for me and my guests. The guests loved her upbeat and fun cocktail hour songs as well. I highly recommend her services!!!!

    Auspicious Melody - Violinist's reply:

    Hi Michelle! I hope you had a wonderful 1st wedding anniversary, (already!). It was great working with you and you were so awesome with my little one. Thank you for the very flattering and positive review. I'm so happy I helped you make your wedding day that much more special. All the best!
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    Janay B. Married on 08/07/2018
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    Incredibly Talented & Professional Violinist

    Min-Hi was an absolute pleasure to work with for our wedding! She was so friendly, responsive, professional, and truly went above and beyond to make our day extra special! She learned new songs that meant so much to us as a couple and we were so grateful for her expertise. She is so talented and sounded beautiful! Our venue had a piano so she had her pianist colleague join and the two together were wonderful. We received so many compliments about our music. We can't say enough about how Min-Hi complimented our day. We highly recommend her for your wedding or special event!

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Meet the Team

Min-Hi Choi
Min-Hi Choi
Violinist/ Owner

Hello! My name is Min-Hi. I started learning the violin at the age of 8, and my first wedding gig was in the summer of '91, (yes, that's 1991!)

As I continue my music career, (for the past decade as a full-time professional in the wedding industry), and into the second generation of grooms and brides-to-be, I have taken my skills and various experiences to form what many in the wedding industry have told me is a beautiful, unique and polished performance of diverse genres of music to bring that special touch to one's wedding day. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you! :D

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