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THIS WEEK

Happy New Year, everyone !  Thanks for another Best-Year-Ever in 2016.  Looking forward to more fun and great parties in 2017.

Off to a good start with word that we won the "Couples Choice" award from Wedding Wire for the 6th year in a row. Thank you to all of our brides. grooms, planners, referral partners, musicians and DJ's for your support.  We always try to make you look good.

On Saturday I will be doing a PopRock Violin & DJ Package at The Chadwick in Wexford for a Wedding Ceremony and Reception

Listen for the Violin on both Saturday and Sunday at the Wyndham Grand Hotel Downtown where we will be exhibiting as part of Cavanaugh's Bride Show from 11-4 PM and 10-3 PM. Stop by to say hello.  For more info and tickets go to http://brideshow.com/

You won't see me at the Wyndham on Sunday because I will be leaving early in the morning for Pirates Baseball Fantasy Camp in Bradenton FL.  Play ball !

We will also have performers a tLemont, WQED STudios in Oakland, a church in Crafton, Bella Sera in Canonsburg, St. Stanislaus in The Strip District,  Asbury Heights in Mt. Lebanon, Westin Convention Center Hotel Downtown and Sewickley Heights Golf Club.

Look for us mentioned in the Post-Gazette SEEN Column for the musicians we provided to Paul & David's Wedding on New Years Eve at The Ace Hotel in East Liberty.

CONGRATULATIONS

To Allison & Matt, Courtney & Wayne, Gina & Mike, Julie & Scott, Paul & David, Lenore & Robert, Jerica & Greg, Natalie & Daniel, Deanne & Ian, Christina & Andrew, Danielle & William, Paige & Brandon and Jaime & Nick on their recent weddings.

THANKS TO

Soldiers And Sailors Memorial Hall, Phipps Conservatory, Bella Sera, Westin Convention Center Hotel, St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Youngstown OH, Heinz History Center, Wyndham Grand Hotel Downtown, Asbury Heights and the Sheraton Hotel At Station Square for their hospitality and help with recent events.

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The Knot Best Of Weddings 2017

Our sixth year.

THE KNOT HALL OF FAME 

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Wedding Wire Couples Choice

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See The Knot and Wedding Wire for a bunch of new 5-star reviews I have not been able to post here yet.

“Electric violinist is a must have for any wedding / venue!“                                                                                        Jerica & Greg 12/31/16 PNC Park                                          PopRock Violinist & DJ Steven Vance

"Thank you so much for playing at our wedding ceremony! The music was beautiful and we received numerous compliments about you all!"

Joe & Megan  12/31/16  Westin Convention Center Hotel

Sapphire String Trio

"The String Duo was the perfect touch for our New Years Eve wedding ceremony. We wanted the ceremony to be very classical as the party started after the ceremony. I couldn't have dreamed of a better group than the String Duo! "                                   Shannon & Mike 12/31/17                                                     Bella Sera Canonsburg                                                                     Premium String Duo

"Great company to work with, Susan was so easy to work with and so flexible and John Garrick, our keyboardist, was fantastic and worked beautifully with the girl that sang in our wedding!"

Betsy & Glenn 12/31/17 DoubleTree Hotel Cranberry

Pianist John Garrick

"Booking with Steven Vance was great! Joe DeFazio played the piano at our ceremony. Joe was very helpful and provided us with information and suggestions. Joe played the piano beautifully! We are very happy we booked with Steven Vance!"

Amy & Daniel 12/23/17  Heinz History Center

Pianist Joe Defazio

"We had such a great time on Saturday! Your team did an excellent job, especially the Jazz trio. They set a wonderful atmosphere and were just really great!"

Carmeuse Inc. Holiday Party

12/10/16  Lemont

Cadillac Jazz Trio and DJ Anthony

"They were fantastic to work with, and super flexible with music choices!"

Christina & Andrew  12/10/17  Soldiers And Sailors Hall Oakland

AAA SD

“WOW. Just WOW. I had Steven play violin at my ceremony and cocktail hour and DJ dinner and the reception. He was PHENOMENAL. His playing was incredible, and he easily did anything we asked for. I mentioned to him that I was bummed I didn't get to hear him play at cocktail hour (we took pictures then) and he played a couple of extra songs for me at dinner so I could hear him! His playing was beautiful. Multiple guests commented how great his DJ'ing was too. He kept the night flowing, and he really read the crowd. Some DJ's play old songs at the beginning and new songs at the end, and that's it. Steven played a great mix throughout the night based off what the crowd was responding to. The dance floor was never empty because of him!”             Kelsey & Jeffery  11/5/16  Lemont Mt. Washington  Steven Vance Violin & DJ Package

"Nate Goodrich was incredible!! He was wonderful to work with. From start to finish it was so easy, and he provided us with great guidance and ideas. Guests are still talking about the strolling violin section of our cocktail hour. Once he changed to our DJ the dance floor was never empty. He kept our guests dancing the entire night. Thank you again Nate for being the soundtrack to an amazing night!!"                                                                               Jennie & Rob 11/5/16 Oglebay Resort                        Violinist & DJ Nate Goodrich

“I just wanted to write you quickly to tell you my experience using Mike Greca as my wedding DJ this past Saturday.  Mike was a pleasure to work with.  He made planning the structure of our reception go extremely smooth and took the stress off our shoulders.  He was very detail and timeline oriented, and didn't hesitate to point out any inconsistencies and conflicts in our timeline. Mike worked great alongside our caterer and photographer to move the night along without a single problem, and was courteous and helpful to our guests.  He played a great selection of tunes throughout the night and had people dancing the entire time!  I will highly recommend him and your firm to other people I know in need of DJ services.”

Alec & Caitlin 10/29/16 Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

DJ Mike Greca

“My husband and I got married on September 17, 2016.  Our DJ was Mike Greca & Joey Molinaro.  They were both phenomenal.  We can't thank you enough.  The violin was the perfect touch for our ceremony.  The music at our wedding was terrific!  Throughout the night we had many guests praising Mike and his music choices.  He was so kind and accommodating.  He definitely made our wedding one to remember.  We think we've had the best music out of all of the weddings we've been to.  The dance floor was pretty packed throughout the entire night.  Thank you again.”

Sarah and Brandon Huggins 9/17/16                    The Farmhouse Bethel Park

Violinist Joey Molinaro & DJ Mike Greca

“The string duo that played at our wedding was absolutely fantastic. All of our guest commented on the wonderful music during the ceremony. Our venue even reached out to us to ask for their info for other couples looking for a similar style. The group leader (Paul) had fantastic communication with us before and after the wedding day. He was open to the music we wanted played, as well as suggested wonderful music that would make a perfect combo of music to be played. Highly recommend this company!!!

Erica & Heather  8/13/16   Rustic Acres  Volant PA Premium String Duo

"Steven Vance is hands down the BEST!! He is extremely professional and amazingly talented. After reading the endless raving reviews about him and his team on the knot and watching videos of him performing, I knew I couldn't go with anyone else! He played the violin during cocktail hour and dinner, and I had chills the entire time. It was breathtaking and I could have sat and listened all night long. Steven was very good with accommodating the songs we wanted played and incorporating his own ideas for certain parts of the reception. He was also our DJ for the evening and played a great variety! Every song he picked was perfect, and he was so easy to work with. All of our guests were blown away with his talent. I could go on and on but needless to say, Steven made our wedding beautiful and unforgettable. He has my highest recommendation!"

Emily & Kyle 7/30/16  Phipps Conservatory

Steven Vance Violin/DJ/ Uplighting Package

“Jeff and I just wanted to thank you and Ryan for coming to play for our wedding ceremony yesterday!  We feel bad that we did not get the chance to see nor thank you in person but we loved the music!  We really appreciate you both taking this time to make our day special!”Leah & Jeff 8/6/16                               Mayernik Center North Hills                    AAA String Trio

"Thank you so very much for the beautiful music you played prior to, during and after Lauren & Rob's Wedding. I truly appreciate all that you played and the work you did with my daughter and her husband before the wedding. Wishing you the very best"

Arlene Mother of the Bride 7/17/16                  Wyndham Grand Hotel Downtown

Steven Vance Keystring Duo  Violin and Keyboards.

“Nate Goodrich did an amazing job at our wedding reception! He was so easy to work with, and very kind. He kept everyone on the dance floor and having fun all night long! We also had the trio play during the ceremony and Nate did a great strolling violin at cocktail hour. I received so many compliments on the amazing DJ and musicians!”Review on The Knot  July 2016                                    Violinist & DJ Nate Goodrich

"The ceremony was so beautiful for Bridget and Dan - The music played by Steve and the violinists was just perfect!!!
Everyone commented on how music and venue went perfect together."
Thank you both again for everything!!!

Grace, Bridget & Dan  AAA String Trio

7/9/16  Bramblewood McDonald PA

"From the very first phone call (FaceTime actually because he's that accommodating) Steven not only inspired confidence but had me totally at ease that he and his talent would execute the ceremony and reception just as envisioned. Steven was quickly able to assess our wedding style and personality, that combined with the wealth of resources on his site, made planning our ceremony and reception music the easiest part of the wedding. Steven truly manages your event, down to working with the other vendors to ensure a perfect celebration - he even lit candles a guest pointed out were unlit. Steven's ability to offer so many musical and entertainment options, saving you from working with multiple vendors is worthwhile enough but he is truly unparalleled in entertainment services and we will definitely use him again for other events."

Wedding Wire Review June 2016

Steven Vance Violin & DJ Package

"Sorry it has taken me so long to respond but Joe was FANTASTIC!! Our guests loved him and so did we. Just wish I got to see more is all!"                                        Amber & Eric 6/25/16                                             Lakeside United Methodist Church Dubios PA  PopRock Violinist Joseph Martin

"I didn't get a chance to speak to you at the wedding. I wanted to thank you for such an awesome job you did!!! I will definitely be recommending you to people. You made our day turn out perfect. Thanks so sooo much",
Amy & Bryan  6/18/16  Green Gables Jennerstown

Violinist Joyce W. and DJ Mike Greca

“Anthony and Joseph were amazing!! Joseph played the violin for our ceremony and cocktail hour and the music was just so beautiful and really made our ceremony so special and romantic. Anthony was the best DJ!! He played songs all night long that kept the dance floor crowded and everyone had a blast!! We even extended our reception time because everyone wanted to keep dancing!! He was excellent at keeping the flow the of reception with his MC skills and everything really went perfectly! They were easy to talk with and accommodating for what we wanted during our day. Overall it was just the absolute perfect day and we are so thankful that we chose Steven Vance DJ/Violin Package for our wedding!! Thank you all so much for your time and hard work to make our wedding day so incredibly special! We would highly recommend you guys!!!”     Kelsey & Ben               6/11/16 Linden Hall Dawson PA                                  PopRock Violinist Joseph Martin and DJ Anthony

“Ron did a GREAT job last night! Always a pleasure working with him

Eric Calvimontes  Wedding Planner  Divine Celebrations   5/28/16  Omni William Penn Hotel   Strolling Violinist Ron Molinaro

"I'm so impressed with Steve's rofessionalism and talent. Man, can he rock a violin.  I was more than satisfied with his dervices and will wholeheartedly recommend."

Kathy  5/23/16   Succop Conservancy

Solo/PopRock Violinist Steven Vance

"Steven Vance was the perfect addition to my wedding reception! We wanted an upbeat vibe for our cocktail hour so we chose the Cadillac Jazz Quartet (piano, bass, drums & saxophone) and they did not disappoint! Steve and his team asked me if I wanted any specific songs prior, but I trusted them and told them to play what they wanted. A lot of my guests told me the jazz was a great way to get the party started, but Steve offers an array of musical genres to choose from (classical, jazz, contemporary, etc.) and your choice of instruments. I highly recommend Steven Vance Entertainment! Not only are they super talented, but very professional and easy to work with!"

Casey & Jonathan 5/14/16 Omni Willam Penn Hotel Cadillac Jazz Trio

“We decided on the Steven Vance Violin and DJ Package for our recent wedding at the Hyeholde. Both Charles May and DJ Anthony were awesome and our guests enjoyed the music selections. The violin music for the ceremony and dinner was loved by all. Very professional; I would highly recommend Steven Vance.” Greg & Chris 5/14/16  Hyeholde Moon Twp.  Violinist Charles May and DJ Anthony

“Steven recently played at our wedding in April and was an absolute hit! He performed at our ceremony and cocktail hour and then was the DJ during dinner/reception. People are still complimenting us on how great everything was. Everything flowed really well during both the ceremony and the reception. He was very professional and helpful throughout the whole process. Thanks again Steven!”                                                    Bailee & Ryan  4/22/16  The Chadwick              Steven Vance Violin & DJ Package

“We had a violin and keyboard for our ceremony and cocktail hour, strolling violin during dinner and DJ for the reception. Steven was so professional and answered all of our question. The violin and keyboard were the perfect touch to the ceremony, cocktail hour and dinner! Everyone loved it! It kept the momentum going. Steven was also an amazing DJ. Our dance floor was packed the entire night! We gave him a vague idea of what type of music we wanted and he hit it out of the park! He knew exactly what would work with our group!”

Claire & Tim  3/26/16  Lemont

Keystring Duo  (Violin & Keyboards), Strolling Violin & DJ Steven Vance

“The ceremony music provided by Steven Vance's company was great! It added such a special touch to our day! Joyce helped us to create a great song list by asking what we would like but also providing suggestions. Working with her was very easy and she was very responsive. I would highly recommend Steven Vance for your wedding or special day.”                                  Ashley & Matt  Bella Sera 3/19/16                  PopRock Violinist Joyce W.

“Steve- you were awesome and set the tone for a pleasant and nice wedding reception. Your dueling piano and violin along with DJ services accommodated all of our needs and preferences of the guests.”                           Clia & Orlanda 3/12/16                                                 The Fairmont Hotel                                                Steven Vance Violin and Piano Duo & DJ Package

"The music was heavenly! Thank you so much for playing my favorite piece. You and John are such masters of your art -- thank you a thousand times! It was a pleasure to see you."  Eileen Twigger The Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer  3/3/16

 

 

 

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