Dr. Bruce Rose Jr. of Atlanta, the bride’s uncle, performed the late-afternoon ceremony. The groom is the son of Susan and Phillip Knoche of Ridgefield.
The bride wore a pearl white gown, featuring a pleated taffeta bodice and a skirt of silk organza embellished with taffeta leaves dotted with crystals. She carried sunflowers as her father walked her down the aisle. The bridesmaids wore cobalt blue silk chiffon dresses and carried sunflowers and blue hydrangeas.
Maids of honor were Meagan Shea, formerly of Ridgefield, and Ashley Reis. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Christoffers, Emily Case Knoche, Erin Knoche and Dr. Amy Rose. Junior bridesmaid was Abby Rudolph and flower girl was Alexis Rose Laven.
Best men were Will Kobe and Justin Reynolds of Ridgefield. Groomsmen were Brian Knoche, Philip Knoche Jr., Christopher McCormick and Robb McCormick, ring bearer was Soren Christoffers.
Music for the ceremony was arranged, composed and performed by the bride’s brothers, Robb McCormick and Christopher McCormick, who played piano alongside the Heritage String Quartet, comprised of members of the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra.
A reception featuring Connecticut-based band Deep Banana Blackout, a favorite of the couple’s, was held at The Matrix.
The bride graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2010 with a degree in elementary education-English. She is an office manager and riding trainer with Starbuck Equestrian, and a home-school teacher.
The groom attended Ridgefield High School and is employed by RKW Land Surveying of New Canaan.
The new Mr. and Mrs. Knoche honeymooned in Jamaica and Grand Cayman. They live in Ridgefield.