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THIS WEEK

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. 

Crazy week ahead !!!

Thursday I start at Elmcroft in Chippewa playing fiddle styles for their monthly concert.

Then I hightail it to Nemacolin Woodlands resort to play a corporate pool party with me PopRock Electric Violin.

Friday I'm leading a String Quartet for a Ceremony and doing a PopRock Electric Violin and DJ Package for the Reception at The Chadwick in Wexford.

Saturday I play a wedding Ceremony at St. Titus in Aliquippa then move on to do a a PopRock Electric Violin and DJ Package for the Reception at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Moon Twp.

Sunday starts with Harpist Marissa and Knaub and I playing a Ceremony at Succop Nature Park in Butler.  Then I stay on to another PopRock Electric Violin and DJ Package for the Reception there.

We will also have performers at The White Barn In Prospect, Saints Simon & Jude Church in Scott Twp., Grand Concourse, Sygan SNPJ in Bridgeville, Shady Elms in Hickory PA, Lemont, The Duquesne Club Downtown, Allegheny County Courthouse, The Rivers Club, Phipps Conservatory, Asbury Heights in Mt. Lebanon and the Levin Furinture stores in Wexford, McMurray and The Pointe In Robinson Twp.

Had a  blast doing a PopRock Electric Violin and DJ performance for the National Orchestra Festival Dinner Dance.  800+ middle and high school kids. They loved it.  Also, got to catch up with my friends and musical heroes like Christian Howes, Darol Anger, Mark Wood, Mark O'Connor, Matt Turner, Julie Lyonn Lieberman, Ken and Heather from Yamaha Electric Violins and many others.

CONGRATULATIONS

To Katrina & Killlian, Mia & Mark, Leah & John, Christine & JJ, Ashley & Byron, Kayla & Joe, Jessica & Darren, Katie & Ben, Ali & Russell, , Paige & Brandon and Jaime & Nick on their recent weddings.

THANKS TO

The Buhl Mansion in Sharon PA, St. Peters Church and Grand Hall At The Priory on the North Side, The Tara in Clark PA, Grand Concourse in Station Square, St. Stanislaus in The Strip District, The Country Place in Irwin,James Gallery in the West End, Trinity Cathedral Downtown, the Marriott City Center Hotel Downtown, Seven Springs, Longue Vue Club in Verona, Sewickley Heights Golf Club, South Hills Country Club, Peebles Elementary School, Bees Knees Entertainment, Omni William Penn Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe, John Parker Bands, Gilfillan Farm in Upper St. Clair, Old Stone Church in Monroeville, and the Mellon Park Walled Garden in Shadyside 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

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Gigmasters Best of 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 !

 

 

                   

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RECENT RAVES

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

"Killian and I would like to thank you for your violin, keyboard, and dj services for our wedding at Soldiers and Sailors! Our guests loved listening to you two play and we received countless compliments about you. The pop rock music was the perfect vibe we were going for in a elegant venue but wanting to keep everyone fun and lively! You have amazing talent and we know that anyone using your services in the future are in good hands :) We could not be happier with how the evening went. It was the perfect wedding!" Katrina & Killian  6/17/17  Steven Vance Keystring Violin and Piano Duo/ PopRock Violin and DJ Package

"Made the planning process very easy! Violinist during the ceremony and DJ/MC for the reception were very professional and made the day flow smoothly. Highly recommended"! Jessica & Darren  6/3/17  Longue Vue Club Verona  Violinist Ron & DJ Anthony Package

"I wanted to tell you that everything was great on Saturday. Nate did a wonderful job for us!"

Ray 6/3/17 High School Reunion   South Hills Country Club   Violinist & DJ Nate Goodrich

"The violin and the DJ package was affordable and just perfect for our wedding! Steven Vance did a wonderful job and played the violin beautifully! " Review on The Knot  Steven Vance Violin & DJ Package

"We had a great time during our reception. Nate (our DJ and violinist) did an excellent job! He worked with us and he made sure our guests were always entertained. We even asked him to play a specific list of songs and so he did! We recommend this vendor to all of the young couples looking to have a very well organized and fun reception!" Fabiana & Giancarla 5/27/17   Embassy Suites Moon Twp.  Violinist & DJ Nate Goodrich

"I'm so sorry it took me this long to get back to you. Things were crazy leading up to the wedding. I just wanted to let you know both Younga and Mike were fantastic on our wedding day. I didn't get to hear a lot of what Younga played since I was sequestered, but I heard was wonderful. Mike did a phenomenal job. He played all the styles and music we wanted and kept the party hopping all night long. I can't say enough good things about Mike. He was also extremely easy to work with. Thanks again for everything and take care!!!!" Bethany & Michael  5/27/17 Grand Concourse   Violinist and DJ Package

"We were very pleased with the professionalism and talent of Younga who played at our wedding. She did an awesome job on the Cello, and we would highly recommend her again!" Stephanie & Derek 5/27/17 Chippewa United Methodist Church Cellist Younga Reitz

"I just wanted to thank you again for being part of our day this past Saturday.  I am sorry I did not get the chance to make it down where you were playing, I kept getting held up by people during cocktail hour.  I saw you just as we were being announced into the reception.  I did however hear all the music being played and it was exceptional!  I can't tell you how many people came up to me and said how much they enjoyed the music and how good it was.  So I again just wanted to thank you for making our day so special."                                            Sara & Bill 5/20/17 Westin Convention Center Hotel  Piano and Violin Duo for Cocktails.

"Sarah played at our wedding and she was fantastic"

Erin & Tommy  St. Thomas a Beckett Jefferson Hills 5/6/17 Solo Violinist Sarah Garin

"We were lucky to have Steven Vance for our reception! He played strolling violin during dinner, kicking off with a solo to my fiance and me. It was relaxing and fun to see which songs each table would request as he came by! Afterwards, he got the dancing started :-) We were VERY pleased with how he spaced out all the organized dances (father/daughter, mother/son, dollar dance, longest married, etc.) throughout the evening as opposed to packing them all into the beginning. This kept our guests interested and they stayed to enjoy the reception longer than they might have otherwise. Steven was good about asking for songs we definitely wanted and definitely did not want, and he filled in the rest of the details. Overall, a job well done!"  Danna & Hector  4/29/17 Omni William Penn Hotel  Steven Vance Violin & DJ Package

"Ron Molinaro, who is a strolling violinist with Steven Vance Entertainment, played during our cocktail hour at our wedding. I cannot express how many great comments and compliments we received about Ron playing. He's the perfect touch to a reception! Thanks again!"

Liza & Tony 4/29/17    Scottish Rite New Castle

Strolling Violinist Ron Molinaro

"We enjoyed the his electric violin for cocktail hour and strolling violin for dinner, added the special touch we were looking for. He did a nice job with the announcement, transitions throughout the evening and kept people dancing throughout the evening."  Nicole & Matt  4/28/17  Lemont  Steven Vance Violin & Dj Package

"I really wanted to say thank you for being a part of our big day! Sorry it was so crazy, I really wanted to stop over before you did leave. I think you did such a beautiful job and everyone had nothing but great things to say about you ! Thank you again!"

Heather and Benjamin Mull 4/21/17                   Willow Restaurant Camp Horne Road

Violinist Steven Vance

"Very professional! The live violin was so amazing during dinner! All guest were entertained and loved it! The music was great during all the dancing and our dances. The dance floor was full and everyone was dancing!"   Lauren & Troy  4/8/17                                               The Columbian Room Wexford                           Violinist & DJ Steven Vance


“Steven was very professional. He offered a wide range of options for us as we were in the planning stages. Our guests have given us so much feedback on how impressed they were with him and how much they enjoyed him. Steven really carried the evening for us with his electric violin for our cocktail hour, his strolling violin and professional emcee services during our dinner, and then as the DJ for our dancing part of our reception. He did a great job coordinating with our caterer and other vendors so he knew what was going and and when and he communicated that clearly to our guests. In addition, he happily took special requests, both from my daughter and son in law during the planning of the reception and also during the reception. I can not speak highly enough of how much we appreciated having him play such an important part of our daughter and son in law's wedding day. I appreciated how it was very evident that Steven wanted to provide the best possible experience for our evening as possible. I would highly recommend him without hesitation to anyone considering having him play a part in their wedding celebration.”                             Lorrie Mother of the Bride 3/25/17                           Pittsburgh Opera House The Strip District PopRock PopRock Violinist & DJ Steven Vance

Khory and I would just like to thank you again for your DJ-ing last night. The dance floor was packed all nightand we received many compliments about you. We also were surprised and delighted when we were handed a CD with the important songs on it from our wedding! Thank you so much,we truly appreciate it.”
Kaylynn and Khory Lion 3/25/17                       Crystal Ballroom  Days Inn Butler                             PopRock Violinist Joyce and DJ Mike Greca

"I just wanted to send you a message to tell you thank you one last time. You did a fantastic job. I will be sure to recommend you to anyone who needs a DJ. I loved all of the music selections you had. We even had people ask what your name was because they also thought you did a great job. The music can make or break a reception and I am very thankful we hired you"                                   Megan & Colin 2/25/17 Butler Country Club

Steven Vance PopRock Violin & DJ Package

“We loved the complete package with Nathan Goodrich He created the final symphony of music for our wedding! Our family and guests all mentioned him in point! "Hey the Violinist fantastic and what a great job" They also loved the music mix and DJ service that Nathan incorporated into the evening as part DJ service and Entertainment My suggestion is to spend an afternoon together as a couple - choosing your favorite songs and sharing everyone of them with Nathan, his artistic ear puts the evening together as it flows like a musical symphony of artists with the violinist acting as mistro really superb! We will use Nathan again for events other than weddings as he really knows how to read a crowd. He is engaging!”                                                                                    Joe & Lori Bosiljevac  2/25/17  Omni William Penn Hotel  PopRock Electric Violinist/DJ Nate Goodrich

 

"Steven Vance was absolutely wonderful and impressive. He was incredibly detailed, generous, and informative while planning the wedding. He met our needs exceptionally well and was very easy to work with, ensuring that all of our wants, preferences, and "must play" songs were met. Steven played strolling violin during the cocktail hour and during dinner at our reception. Our guests were amazed and excited at Steven's abilities. An incredible violin player, guests could request anything from Italian classics to new pop to the Ninja Turtle theme song, and Steven drew eyes and applause from each table. After dinner, our dance floor had couples of all ages dancing all night. We even extended the reception by an hour because we did not want to dim the energy that Steven's music helped create. If you are looking for a talented and impressive musician and DJ, you should truly consider Steven Vance. We definitely will for future occasions after experiencing his services at our wedding."

Ali & Michael  11/19/16  Marriott Airport Hotel Steven Vance Violin & DJ Package

"Steven Vance Entertainment was a pleasure to work with.
They always answered emails in a timely fashion and were helpful with suggestions. We used a duo for our ceremony music and it was perfect."

Julie & Scott 1/7/17 Westin Convention Center Hotel

Violin & Cello Duo

"Steven was great! Steven did everything for our wedding. He played the electric violin for the ceremony and cocktail hour, then turned into our DJ and kept our guests dancing all night long! We also used his company for our photobooth rental. It was so nice to deal with 1 single vendor for multiple items and he made everything very worry free. I would highly recommend him to anyone!"                                                                             Jerica & Greg 12/31/16 PNC Park                                          PopRock Violinist & DJ Steven Vance                             Slick Pic Photobooth

"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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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