By Olivia B. Waxman
June 4, 2015

A California music teacher staged a volleyball tournament to propose to his girlfriend — and she said yes.

As part of the elaborate stunt, “Marry You” by Bruno Mars started playing in the middle of a volleyball game, so the girlfriend looks like she knew exactly what was going to happen, but had to watch numerous dance routines anyway. Seated on some sort of throne, she was whisked away to Centerville Presbyterian Church where Tom BetGeorge popped the question in front of packed pews, a choir and dancers.

Overall, the proposal, which was six months in the making, involved “100 performers, 69 singers, 18 dancers, 13 instrumentalists, 11 cameras, 7 confetti cannons, 3 sound systems, 2 choreographers, + 1 girl who’s worth it!” as he wrote in the description of the video on YouTube.

BetGeorge, a music teacher at Oakland’s Conservatory of Vocal and Instrumental Arts, is known for elaborate musical creations that go viral, such as a Christmas lights display choreographed to the songs from Star Wars films, featuring a 17-foot guitar and a 19-foot piano.

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