Wedding Song Requests

Many of my clients ask how many song requests they should make for their wedding reception. On average, you can estimate about 10-15 songs being played per half hour (with a 3 minute song average). So, should you request 6+ hours of songs for your event or select some of your favorites and let your … [Read more...]

How to Throw a Great Dance Party

At every wedding I DJ in the Finger Lakes, clients always want a great dance party. And although each wedding is different, there are a number of factors that can contribute to a great dance party including: The guests: how ready are they to party? Do you have a group of friends and family who … [Read more...]

Wedding DJ Styles

When you are searching for a DJ for your Finger Lakes Wedding, you'll find a range of options. Here are some thoughts that might help you find a good fit for your special day. Before you start your search, think about the kind of music you would like to have at your event. And, perhaps more … [Read more...]

Serendipity Catering

I've always loved the word serendipity and it just so happens to be the name of one of the Finger Lakes best caterers. Serendipity Catering is located in Ithaca, NY and they work closely with Cornell University to make their events special. Stephanie and her team work hard to create unique personal … [Read more...]

Piano Recordings

Here are a few selections from my piano recordings. Free downloads are available on my Soundcloud page. … [Read more...]

Ceremony Music Ideas

As a Finger Lakes pianist, I'm often asked to also play the piano for ceremonies. And I must say, I'm always honored. Clients can make custom song choices for their processionals and recessional. For the recessional, I suggest something fun, upbeat and celebratory like You Are The Best Thing … [Read more...]

Winter Hibernation Projects in Ithaca NY

I must confess, as much as I love the summer, the winter is one of my favorite seasons. In Ithaca, we've been getting a lot of lake effect snow from lake Ontario and it snows a little bit all the time. It's a winter wonderland--very pretty! So when I'm not busy booking the remaining available … [Read more...]