The first dance of the bride and groom is always a special moment during the reception.  I’m always impressed with couples who take the time to choreograph the dance since it adds so much extra work and pressure to the big day.  Rachel and Griffin clearly had spent lots of time learning their dance and the results where absolutely worth it as all their guests clapped and cheered throughout their amazing performance.

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Their reception was at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport and the ballroom looked fantastic with red chair sashes with amber uplighting.  It made the perfect setting for an evening with friends and family who had gathered to celebrate with the newlyweds.

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Everyone was definitely inspired by Rachel and Griffin’s first dance, since after dinner the dance floor instantly filled as all the guests joined in the celebration.  The playlist included a great variety of music from yesterday and today, so no one was left out of the party.  The happy couple is now headed off for a romantic honeymoon in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to enjoy the success of their epic wedding day.

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Weddings are fun at any time of year, but there’s something special to me about Fall weddings, when the air is cool and the scenery is so beautiful.  The Mayernik Center at Avonworth Community Park provided a beautiful backdrop for Julie and Brian’s ceremony and reception on one of the most beautiful days of the year.

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Their ceremony was held outside with rustic, custom-made doors as a backdrop.  Guests then enjoyed cocktails, dinner and dancing in the main building.

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Julie and Brain planned for a day that gave them lots of time to enjoy with their friends and family.  Guests were treated to great food, amazing cupcakes and some wonderful music.  As we started a new season of the year, everyone enjoyed an unforgettable day celebrating the newlyweds life together.

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As a DJ, I tend to talk a lot about the fun and dancing portion of wedding receptions, but many times I’m fortunate enough to be a part of the actual ceremony.  I love being able to provide sound and music for the most important time of couple’s special day.  Nicole and Matt did a fantastic job choosing music to include in their ceremony that fit their style perfectly.

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The newlyweds made an excellent choice to hold their nuptials and celebration at the beautiful Twelve Oaks Mansion in Mars, PA.

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Once the ceremony was  completed, guests were able to move from the library into the ballroom for cocktails, dinner and dancing.  The happy couple took great care in preparing a day that would suit their guests’ style.  This included everything from the location, ceremony, candy buffet and music.  The results could not have been more perfect and I am thrilled that Nicole and Matt chose me to be part of it all.  Congratulations to this awesome couple!

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Many soon-to-be-married couples spend lots of time figuring out what they will give to those who attend their wedding.  While the favors, hor d’oeuvres and special music selections are all very important, the best gift for your guests is giving them a good reason to come together and be part of a once-in-a-lifetime celebration.  Johnna and Joe’s wedding was perfectly planned so everyone could enjoy a day of joy and happiness with family and lifelong friends.

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Their ceremony was held at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel.  Making things even more special, Johnna’s aunt officiated the ceremony.

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The ballroom looked amazing with stunning blue uplighting.  I was thrilled to be able to provide a custom monogram above their sweetheart table.

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There was plenty of good food, conversation and a great variety of dance music.  More importantly, the room was filled with joy as everyone enjoyed celebrating Johnna and Joe’s new life together.  The newlyweds are soon off to enjoy a gift to themselves, a romantic and well-deserved honeymoon in Hawaii!

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I feel very fortunate that I get to work with some of the sweetest couples in Pittsburgh to help make their big day extra special.  Working with Nicole and Dylan was a fantastic experience not only for me, but for all of their vendors.  Everyone from the photographers to the venue staff commented on how great it was to work with such wonderfully nice and relaxed people.

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Nicole and Dylan held their reception at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel. The ballroom looked beautiful with with lots of special touches and uplighting.  I loved that they chose to ask guests to sign their Bible and highlight their favorite verse as a guest book.

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The newlyweds chose some great music for dancing, but left lots of freedom for me to play what would keep their guests on their feet.  They planned their reception as a huge party for their friends and family to enjoy, and wanted to be sure everyone would have a chance to get on the dance floor.  It was great to see everyone from 8 to 80 join in and celebrate with Nicole and Dylan.  After doing so much work to be sure their guests and vendors could enjoy their wedding day, the happy couple is off for a well-deserved honeymoon in Punta Cana.

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At the end of Amie and Ben’s reception, there was a discussion about how everyone had all experienced a “unicorn wedding”.  A day that was so perfect, most people would consider it a myth.  It made me wonder how they had succeeded in having such an unbelievably epic wedding day.

Heinz History Center Wedding Reception DJ (5 of 25)For starters, Amie and Ben chose to work with a venue and vendors that they put 100% confidence behind.  Many of the vendors were either personal friends, or ones they had experience with at other events.  The Heinz History Center was an amazing choice for both their ceremony and reception; the ballroom looked absolutely stunning.

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The newlyweds made so many choices that helped make their day unforgettable.  From Amie’s stunning pink dress, to the absolutely beautiful flower arrangements, to the dessert bar featuring dairy & gluten free treats.  Even their music choices formed a fun soundtrack for all of their guests to enjoy from beginning to end.  More importantly, Amie and Ben remained relaxed and fun throughout the day and were able to enjoy their once-in-a-lifetime celebration with their friends and family.  The happy couple is all set to enjoy some time away on their honeymoon in Hawaii.

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