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The Bowman - Braddock Duo
Congratulations on your engagement !

Let the Bowman-Braddock Duo personalize your special day. We have provided the music for hundreds of newlyweds throughout the Delaware Valley. We will be happy to work with you to customize the music to make your special day unique.

The Bowman-Braddock Duo boasts a varied repertoire featuring traditional wedding selections, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic chamber works, South American folk music, Celtic selections, Swing and Latin Jazz standards and show tunes.

A brief listing of our repertoire is available below, along with biographies and a listing of recent performances. Additional information, including demo CDs, may be obtained by contacting us at info@BBDuo.com or by phone:
      Mindy Bowman - (610) 696-3160
      Chris Braddock - (302) 478-8518

We look forward to hearing from you.




Representative Pieces
(Samples are available in mp3 and RealAudio formats)

Traditional Wedding Music
Canon in D - J. Pachebel (mp3 or ra)
Bridal Chorus - R. Wagner (mp3 or ra)
Wedding March - F. Mendelssohn
Sleepers Awake - J.S. Bach
Ave Maria - J.S. Bach/C. Gounod
Trumpet Voluntary - H. Purcell (mp3 or ra)
Alla Danza (Watermusic) - G.F. Handel (mp3 or ra)
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach (mp3 or ra)
Trumpet Tune - H. Purcell (mp3 or ra)
Ave Maria - F. Schubert
Spring (The Seasons) - A. Vivaldi (mp3 or ra)
Ode to Joy - L. van Beethoven (mp3 or ra)
Rondeau - J.J. Mouret (mp3 or ra)
Sheep May Safely Graze - J.S. Bach

Renaissance
My Love Hath Vowed - T. Campion
Bourree - M. Praetorious (mp3 or ra)
Air - J. Dowland (mp3 or ra)
La Rossignol - Anonymous (mp3 or ra)
Rest Sweet Nymphs - F. Pilkington

Baroque
Sonata in D - L. Vinci
Tranquille - Naudot (mp3 or ra)
Gavotte - G.F. Handel (mp3 or ra)

Classical
Minuet from Symph. No. 36 - W.A. Mozart
Romance from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - W.A. Mozart (mp3 or ra)
Andante from Sonata No. 16 - W.A. Mozart
Scherzino from 12 Menuette - F. Haydn
Rondo from Sonatina op. 151 - A. Diabelli
Romance from Sonata, op. 37 - L. van Beethoven

Romantic
Polovetsian Dance from Prince Igor - A. Borodin
Little Italian Song - P.I. Tchaikovsky (mp3 or ra)
Hungarian Dance No. 5 - J. Brahms
To A Wild Rose - E. MacDowell (mp3 or ra)
Entr'Acte from Mignon - A. Thomas
Dos Tonadillas - E. Granados
Suite Populaire Espagnole - anonymous

Mexican and South American Folk
A Rosa Vermelha - traditional
Como Pode o Peixe - traditional
A Canoa Virou - traditional
Viva o Carnaval - traditional
Roman Castillo - traditional
La Zandanga - traditional

Latin
Chega de Saudade - A.C. Jobim
Wave - A.C. Jobim
Dindi - A.C. Jobim (mp3 or ra)
Armando's Rhumba - C. Corea
Bossa Rokka - G. Benson
Dacapolypso - C. Israels
Mi Boj A Samba - G. Aprile
Moon and Sand - A. Wilder
Watch What Happens - M. LeGrand
High Hopes - B. Fraser (mp3 or ra)
Out of this World - Mercer / Arlen

Swing
Everything I Love - C. Porter
Dream Dancing - C. Porter
Soon - G. Gershwin (mp3 or ra)
Love Walked In - G. Gershwin
I've Got a Crush on You - G. Gershwin
Take Five - Paul Desmond (mp3 or ra)
Cheek to Cheek - I. Berlin (mp3 or ra)
My Favorite Things - R. Rodgers
Ain't Misbehavin' - F. Waller
Don't Mean a Thing - D. Ellington
In a Sentimental Mood - D. Ellington

Show tunes
To Life (Fiddler on the Roof) - J. Bock
Matchmaker (Fiddler on the Roof) - J. Bock (mp3 or ra)
Lara's Theme (Dr. Zhivago) - M. Jarre
Try to Remember - Jones / Schmidt
Hernando's Hideaway - Adler / Ross
Get Me to the Church On Time - Lerner / Loewe
The Snowy Breasted Pearl - Anonymous (mp3 or ra)
When You Wish Upon a Star - Washington / Harline
Love Makes the World Go 'Round - B. Merrill


We will make every effort to accommodate special requests when given two weeks notice.
A listing of our Concert Repertoire is also available.




The Musicians

Flutist Mindy Bowman is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where she was a two-time recipient of the prestigious Presser Scholarship. She holds degrees in flute performance and choral education. Mindy resides in West Chester and teaches at the Wilmington Music School. She has performed throughout the Delaware Valley in a variety of musical settings and has substituted in the Delaware Symphony Orchestra. Like Mindy, guitarist Chris Braddock holds a music performance degree from the University of Delaware and also teaches at the Wilmington Music School. He lives in Wilmington and is the recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship in Music Composition from the Delaware Division of the Arts.

Quotes
"Thank you very much for the beautiful music you provided at our ceremony and cocktail hour. I will highly recommend you to anyone."
Maureen & Richard

"It was a pleasure to work with you, and I appreciate so very much the care you both took with this special occasion in our lives."
Pat

"Our reception would not have been as perfect if it were not for you two and knowing that the music would be just right."
Jack

"Thank you so much for playing at our wedding ceremony. Everything was beautiful and you sounded amazing - just as we had hoped. We loved the unique sound of the classical guitar and flute."
Amy & Andrew

"Thank you so much for providing the music for our wedding ceremony. It was beautiful. We received many compliments on your performance."
Shaun & Emily

"Thank you for making our wedding day a memorable one. Everyone raved about your music. Thank you again for the perfect setting for our ceremony."
Tina & Mike



Recent Performances

Wilmington Area Kent & Sussex Counties
Brantwyn Dover Public Library
Hotel DuPont Wesley College Chapel
Hagley Museum Smyrna Opera House
Bank One Center North Beach Restaurant
Bellevue Mansion and Garden Rehoboth Country Club
Winterthur Rehoboth Art League
Brandywine Zoo
The Baby Grand Delaware & Chester Counties
Waterworks Cafe Mendenhall Inn
University and Whist Club People's Light and Theatre
Rockwood Mansion Lang Auditorium, Swarthmore College
Harry's Savoy Grill Gypsy Rose Banquet Center
Mellon Bank Center Historic Inn at Yellow Springs
Wyndham Garden Hotel The Barn at Birchwood
Delaware Art Museum General Warren Inne
DuPont County Club The Crier in the Country
Delaware National Country Club The Old Mill
The Farmhouse Valley Forge Military Academy
as well as private residences and houses of worship throughout the area.


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Bowman-Braddock Duo - Musicians for your Wedding day.
Serving the Wilmington, Chester county main line are Wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours. A guitar and Flute bring an ambience to your special occasion.
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