The Secret Origin of Batman’s Theme Song!

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Just in time for Halloween, here's a fun little project I made with my son who was 4 years old at the time. He was obsessed with superheroes, especially Batman, and he wanted to learn the theme song. So I taught him how to play it on the piano and then we decided to make our own cover version with a … [Read more...]

Four Hour Reception Package

For most weddings, services start with a 4 hour reception package which includes: 4 Hours of continuous music for dinner and dancing Master of Ceremonies Early setup of professional sound system with backups Wireless Mic for Toasts 6 Wireless Uplights set to any color (more … [Read more...]

Westphal Music wins Couples’ Choice Award on Wedding Wire


Proud to announce that Westphal Music has been selected for the 2014 Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award! Many thanks to my awesome clients for their great reviews and positive feedback. I look forward to many more amazing weddings in the Finger Lakes (and beyond!). Here is some info about the … [Read more...]

Client Note for John Joseph Wedding

John Joseph Inn Wedding Thank you Card

The other day I received a thank-you card from a really sweet couple. I had played piano for their wedding and DJ'd the reception at the fabulous John Joseph Inn. Thanks for having me be a part of your day Kyle and Kalie. Congratulations! Dear Andrew, We cannot thank you enough for your … [Read more...]

John Joseph Inn and Elizabeth Restaurant

john joseph Inn

The John Joseph Inn and Elizabeth Restaurant is one of my favorite wedding venues in the Finger Lakes. This charming property in Groton, NY, was formerly the Rose Inn and was mostly destroyed from a 2004 fire. John and his wife Elizabeth acquired the property and did an amazing job restoring and … [Read more...]

When to Book Your Wedding DJ

So... You've booked the perfect venue for your Finger Lakes wedding. Now what? Many couples immediately start looking for the professionals that can help make their wedding a great success. Depending on your priorities, that might be the music and photographer. The best musicians, DJs and … [Read more...]

Wedding Ceremonies at Anabel Taylor Hall

Anabel Taylor Chapel Cornell

If you are affiliated with Cornell, there are some great options for planning a wedding ceremony and/or reception on campus. For chapel ceremonies, consider either the Sage Chapel or the Anabel Taylor Hall. Anabel Taylor Hall is located alongside Campus Road and was constructed in 1953. It is a … [Read more...]