Marion Chamber Trio

The Marion Chamber Trio provides elegant music settings for your special occasion.  Based in Marion, Iowa, the trio performs a wide range of classical, popular, Celtic, and sacred music to accent your wedding ceremony, wedding reception, cocktail party, anniversary party, or special occasion.  The trio is comprised of flutist Terri, cellist Rodney, and harpist Carolyn.  Carolyn can also add piano or organ selections to complement the trio's selections.  Our repertoire is listed below, along with some MP3 sample selections recorded by the trio. 

The trio tailors our musical  selections to your desires for your special occasion.  We have provided a typical list of wedding ceremony musical selections from our prior clients.  Please inquire about special selections.

For further information or booking inquiries, please contact  Terri may also be contacted by telephone at 319.377.2615.


Typical Wedding Programme:

Prelude: Select music by the trio

Seating of the family:  Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Entrance of the Wedding Party: Canon in D

Procession of the Bride: Trumpet Voluntary

Recessional: Trumpet Tune


The Trio's Full Reportoire:

Click on a hyperlink (blue underlined) song name to enjoy the MP3 sample file....

A Time for Us – From Romeo and Juliet Down By the Salley Garden My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose Tomorrow Morning

All I Ask of You - Weber

Fanny Power O Light of the Morning – Starke Traumerei - Schumann

All Things Bright and Beautiful – English Melody

Farewell to Liverpool O Mourning Dove – Starke

Trumpet Tune – Purcell

Allegro Maestoso – Handel Foggy Dew, The O Perfect Love – Barnaby Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
Amazing Grace – Weaver Galway Piper, The Pachelbel Canon in D – Thomas Turn Around – Belafonte
And I Loved You So Gathering Flowers – Reinecke (Flute and Cello only) Pavane #1 The Wedding song  ( There is Love )
 Allegro – Mozart (Flute and Cello only) Gentle Maiden, The Pavane #2

What a Friend we have in Jesus – Weaver

Angel of Music – Weber Greensleeves Pavane #8 When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Aria in F Major -  Handel How Beautiful – Twila Paris Pavane #10 Where is Your Heart - Auric
Arioso - Bach If – Gates Pavane #13 Wherever You Go – Haas
Ashokan Farewell – Ungar In Christ Alone

Perhaps Love – Denver


Ave Maria - Schubert

Inner Light ( Star Trek )

Red River Valley

Be Thou My Vision Interlude for Peace – Dicie Roberta's Garden  

Blessed be that Maid Marie

The Irish Wedding Song Rosin the Bow  

Bransle de la Torche - Praetorius 

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach

Rondeau – Purcell ( Flute and Cello )

Bridal March from Lohengrin – Wagner Kelvin Grove Sailor’s Hornpipe, The  
Bridget Cruise Lark in the Clear Air, The Simple Gifts  

Candle on the Water

Lark in the Morning, The Skye Boat Song  
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Weiss, Peretti, & Creatore Let there be Peace on Earth Somewhere In Time – Barry  

Carolan’s Welcome

Longer - Folgelberg

Steal Away

Charade - Mancini Magic Flute, The – Mozart A Summer Place  

Come, Thou Font of Every Blessing – Sacred Music

Morning Has Broken – Weaver Sunrise Sunset  
Danny Boy Music of the Night, The – Webber Surely the Presence of the Lord  
Deep River My Heart Will Go On – Horner Think of Me - Weber  

The Trio's Members:

Carolyn Sternowski, harpist, is an active musician in the Cedar Rapids area. She studied harp with Gretchen Brumwell of the Cedar Rapids Symphony and plays on a Lyon and Healy Prelude Harp, a lever harp with 38 strings. In addition to performing with the MCT, Carolyn is active in the area as a church organist, and bell choir director. She is also an arranger, writing several of the MCT’s arrangements and has published several bell choir arrangements.  Contact at .

Terri Hodge, flutist, studied at Coe College with Jan Boland. She is a member of the Eastern Iowa Flute Association (EIFA) flute choir and performs with the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band. Terri is also an active church musician in the Cedar Rapids area, performing frequently on flute and directing several bell choirs.  Contact at .

Rodney Ocenosak, cellist, studied at the Cedar Rapids Symphony School of Music under the instruction of Barbara Owen. Also an active church musician in the area, Rodney performs with several vocal and bell choirs, in addition to playing cello. He also has done some arranging for the MCT.  Contact at .

Booking Details:

The Marion Chamber Trio is an extraordinary musical value, when compared with other musical options for your special event.

For further information, fee schedule, or booking inquiries, please contact  Terri may also be contacted by telephone at 319.377.2615.

Special Requirements:


Website last updated: 14 August 2009

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