Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to frequently asked questions about Clover Jean Weddings. Planning a wedding, anniversary or party is exciting but you may have concerns. In fact, you want your ideas to be taken seriously, and questions answered quickly and efficiently.

So, what services do I provide?

I am a successful and flexible global wedding awards nominated celebrant. And I’m a singer – comedy entertainer – master of ceremonies, too.

Actually, if you’ve completed your marriage registration I offer an exciting wedding service and deliver personalised non-religious naming ceremonies. The extra good news is that my marriage service is affordable and complies with Covid-19 regulations in NL

Frequently Asked Questions

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FAQs Important notice – There are changes made to fun entertainer Clover Jean’s services due to COVID-19. image Desmond Tutu – Close the Gap @ Culemborg with Gospel Trio

What songs are available?  You can find my debut album – “This is me” at singers lounge sessions.  And discover a selection of the popular naming ceremony, party music  and wedding songs. too.

Are request songs FREE? NO. However, you can request a special song.  Just let me now within 4 – 8 weeks of your wedding or party event; the song title and performer. I will find an appropriate vocal arrangement/backing track. Additional charges may be incurred.

Do you deliver non-religious naming ceremonies? Well, I can officiate a personalised ceremony for you. Read about naming ceremonies and contact me to host an event in the presence of your loved ones.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I hear/see you perform? Unfortunately. I cannot perform live, due to current restrictions. So, you can find samples of my vocals or performances can be viewed at singers lounge session.  Otherwise, make an appointment to hear my voice live [via WhatsApp or another social channel.

Do you sing in a gospel choir? Yes, I am part of ABC gospel & soul choir a 9 piece choir based in Amsterdam. So, I can highly recommend the group for your wedding occasion or celebratory event.

Do you perform solo with backing track or accompanied?  I perform solo with or without backing track. I can also be accompanied by a live band or pianist.

We have a singer/DJ booked to perform. Are you able to sing with them?  If they are happy to perform a song with me; then please provide me with their contact information. And I will personally coordinate the rehearsal and event performance.

Do you conduct same-sex weddings? The answer to that is YES! In fact, one of the first symbolic marriage ceremonies I hosted, 7 years ago was that of two people of the same sex.  The And this wedding took place at Ridge Farm.

 

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Can you legally marry us? Yes & NO. If you want me to be your “registrar of marriage” for the day [Holland only], then you can request it here. Otherwise, you can obtain a marriage certificate from the registration service. Thereafter, I can marry you.

Do I deliver religious marriage services? NO, but to my understanding appropriate song lyrics and music are recommended during a religious wedding ceremony. Therefore, contact your church pastor prior to booking your song choice.

Can I attend a live wedding ceremony performance?  Many couples would not appreciate me auditioning for someone else’s wedding. The ceremony is a private event. However, I can arrange a demo or make an appointment to watch me sing live.

Do I attend the ceremony rehearsal or view the location beforehand?  Generally, this is not necessary and depending on location of your venue not possible. However, if you would like to hear the music sung during the ceremony rehearsal this can be arranged.

What is the duration of the wedding ceremony or performance? The duration of a ceremony is 30 – 45 minutes. It includes 2 – 3 wedding songs! A party performance = 1 hour [2 sets of 25 minutes] plus 10 minute pause.

Frequently Asked Questioned – one more thing! 

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Clover Jean Weddings Frequently Asked Questions about fulfilling your wedding, anniversary and party requirement needs.

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What is the minimum amount of songs you sing?  The minimum amount is 1. It’s usually a singing telegram or a special requested song dedicated to a loved one.

What information do you need from me? To officiate your wedding or plan the perfect celebration. I require the date, amount of guests, time of event, location and the capacity of venue. And whether the venue has a P.A. system. In addition, how many songs you require and the duration of the performance.

How do I make a booking?  When it comes to the music entertainment I will cater for your needs whether it’s jazz, soul, Motown or black gospel. Please send an e-mail or call so that we can discuss your requirements.

How much does a performance cost?  That depends on you! The cost of my performance includes waiting time, travel cost, preparation, rehearsal time. And a deposit – non-refundable is required to reserve your event date. Find my fees at the ceremonial wedding celebrant.

Do you have a reduced ceremony price?: No. However, you can personally contact me directly to discuss a payment plan for your wedding or celebration.

Payment: Unless otherwise mentioned, I require  the payment in two parts:  deposit/confirmation fee at the time of booking and the balance at least one week prior to the event or on the day. This will be one less thing for you to worry about.

What about cancellation?  Here you can find my wedding terms and conditions. However, cancellations in writing only to info (at) cloverjean.com.

 

If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact me.