When to have quintet to play?
We have hired a quintet (2 violins, piano, harp and that big violin looking thing...I'm blanking on the name of it right now). Anyhow, the quintet is to play during the ceremony and for 2 hours at the reception. My question is should they play during the cocktail hour (actually 2hr) or during dinner? Cocktails are from 3-5 and dinner is at 5. I originally thought during the dinner. It is a fully served sit down semi-formal dinner. Would that be intrusive or would people like it? If we have them during the cocktail hour I fear that most people would be in the entrance to the hall where the bar is going to be and not actually in the dining room where the quintet would have to be. What have you guys seen done or plan to do?