Unprofessional Wedding Professionals

It takes a great team to make a wedding successful and magical. So here's some advice from a DJ/Pianist's perspective about what to avoid in some of the other wedding vendors. I recently performed at a wedding where I witnessed some unprofessional wedding photographers and bar service that really … [Read more...]

Gratitude and Grace Wedding – DJ + Pianist

Here's an awesome venue that I had been hearing about and I finally had the chance to DJ a wedding there recently. Located in the scenic countryside of Ithaca NY, Gratitude and Grace is ideal for a rustic, laid back wedding. The barn is fabulous with seating on 2 floors and an open space in the … [Read more...]

Firelight Camps Wedding – Ithaca NY

Here's a new venue in the Finger Lakes that is the perfect setting for a unique, laid-back wedding in the country. Firelight Camps opened in 2014 and is partnered with La Tourelle--a well-known Hotel and Spa. You can share the grounds for a scenic ceremony spot and have rehearsal dinners in the … [Read more...]

Thank you!

Receiving a thank you card like this really makes my day! … [Read more...]

New Review! Wadsworth Homestead Wedding

I've just received a review from a New Years Eve wedding at the Wadsworth Homestead in Geneseo, NY. The Wadsworth is a beautiful, stately mansion and is the oldest continuously owned family estate west of the Hudson River. For this event, I played the grand piano in the parlor for the ceremony and … [Read more...]

We Are the Robots!

Here's a fun project that I produced with my 6 year old son this winter, 2015-2016. We made our own cover version of The Robots by Kraftwerk along with a video in tribute to the legendary German band. I've been doing these kinds of music videos with my son since he was 3 years old but I had no idea … [Read more...]

Westphal Music Wins Couples Choice Award–3 Years in a Row!

For the third year in a row, Westphal Music has been awarded the Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award. This award is special because the winners are chosen based on the number and quality of their online reviews. Here is some more information about this award from the Wedding Wire Wesbsite - … [Read more...]