“The music was awesome! We have never danced so hard and long in our lives.
We couldn’t have pulled off such an awesome reception and ceremony without you.” ~Eric & Riana
“We still have people calling to tell us it was the best wedding they’ve ever attended. None of this would have been possible if it weren’t for Andrew” ~Bryan & Rachel
Music brings people together and can help create memories that last a lifetime. When asked, 81% of guests say that what they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment.
Andrew Westphal is a professional wedding DJ and award-winning pianist based in Ithaca NY. He specializes in complete music entertainment for weddings–from NYC and the Hudson Valley to the Finger Lakes and Upstate NY.
Andrew can play bespoke romantic piano music for ceremonies, upbeat jazz piano for cocktails, then go on to DJ and MC your reception with style.
His approach is unobtrusive and understated, keeping the focus on you and your party while helping to control the flow of events, coordinating with your other vendors, and taking care of all the details so you can relax and enjoy yourself.
- Professional DJ and Pianist for a complete music entertainment solution
- A “musician’s touch” means your songs and events flow seamlessly and musically
- Low-key approach with a focus on quality
- Tasteful, fun and non-cheesy :-)
- Expertise at reading the crowd & dance floor
- High-end sound systems and portable electric piano
- Backup systems at every event
- Professional uplighting available
- Extensive digital music library covers just about everything
- Fully insured
- Full-time sole proprietor–resulting in a more personal and relaxed experience.
- Peace of mind, knowing your celebration is in good hands
Music is one of the most important decisions that contribute to the success of your event. Check availability for your date today:
If music be the food of love, play on… ~Shakespeare
Westphal Music Brochure (PDF – right click and “save file as”)
Westphal Music is located in Ithaca, NY on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake. Professional pianist and non-cheesy wedding DJ services are available for venues, wineries and private estates on all of the Finger Lakes including Skaneateles Lake, Owasco Lake, Cayuga Lake, Seneca Lake, Keuka Lake, Canandaigua Lake, and Honeoye Lake. Popular Finger Lake towns for weddings and receptions include Auburn, Canandaigua, Geneva, Ithaca, Skaneateles, Penn Yann and Watkins Glen. Andrew is also available for events in the Syracuse area, Rochester and weddings on Lake Ontario as well as destination weddings just about anywhere.
Favorite venues include: The John Joseph Inn and Elizabeth Restaurant, The Aurora Inn, Ithaca Farmer’s Market, Robert H Treman State Park, Taughannock Falls State Park, The Statler Hotel, Ithaca College, Meuller Chapel, Ithaca College Emerson Suites, La Tourelle, Taughannock Farms Inn, Taughannock Falls Overlook, Lakewatch Inn, The Benn Conger Inn, The Ithaca Yacht Club, The Ithaca Country Club, Belhurst Castle, Buttermilk Falls, The Fontainebleau Inn, Celebrations, Tinelli’s Hathaway House, Wagner Winery, Sheldrake Winery, Six Mile Creek, Logan Ridge, Turning Stone Resort and Casino, The Barn, Ventosa Vineyards, A.D. White House, The Plantations, Mirbeau, The Lodge and more.