“A kiss for luck and we’re on our way.” The music you choose for first dances at your wedding is nearly as important as the wedding itself. Each and every one of these songs should reflect and convey the feelings felt by those performing those dances. The first time the newly married couple steps out onto the floor to dance has the power to bring even the most unaffected guest to complete emotional turnaround, and it depends largely on the song that’s chosen. The father/daughter dance, the mother/son dance, any and all of these first dances can be the quintessential emotional backdrop for your wedding … if you’ve chosen the songs carefully. But how do you choose? With the literally billions of songs that have been written and performed over the years, which do you choose for you, your betrothed, Mom, Dad, guests that will properly, accurately, and above all, beautifully reflect the many deep and sincere feelings that are going on in this one day? Top wedding performers in New Jersey can help.
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“Good plans shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.” Funny—this very wise statement wasn’t made concerning planning a wedding, but seriously, can you think of better advice for it, or a better subject this person could have been talking about? Planning a wedding, well, it’s not for the faint of heart. Though it may seem like a perfectly lovely way to spend your time, the truth is it can be one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. You should be enjoying the planning stage of your wedding, but it may not be going so smoothly. From working out the budget to locating a venue to finding a top wedding performer, here are some valuable tips on planning a wedding that will help you get back to the important part of yours … the love you feel for your betrothed and your future together.
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Guest list—check. Venue—check. Bridal gown—check. Food—check. In planning your wedding, you’ve been marking next to each item on your checklist, slowly, surely—and in some cases, painstakingly—nailing down each and every choice. And now? You’re finally down to the fun part—choosing the wedding band! Okay, choosing a band—or anything else—for your wedding isn’t easy. But your journey to the right band for your wedding most assuredly is one of the most enjoyable parts of planning your wedding. After all, you get to listen to a lot of great music performed by wedding performers in New Jersey! Bet you can’t think of a better way to spend an afternoon, particularly when you’re endeavoring to create the most important day of your life. But now that it’s time to choose a wedding band, how do you go about doing it? Here are some tips from the best wedding bands in New Jersey and throughout the country on how to choose a wedding band.
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Summer breeze makes you feel fine … and so does a summer wedding. No other season of the year lends itself more pleasantly or appropriately to stepping up and taking those all-important vows than summer. The beautiful sunny horizons, the brilliant and billowy flowers, the sparkling teal grass, and the crisp, warm air—it all culminates into the ultimate backdrop for your ultimate day. And choosing the music for your summer wedding is one of the funnest aspects of planning your nuptials. Though never an easy task, determining the musical atmosphere of your wedding is an important decision the two of you must make together. But it doesn’t have to cause friction between you and your betrothed. Top wedding performers in New Jersey and throughout the country offer the following helpful tips on the best music for your summer wedding.
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“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” American jurist and poet Oliver Wendell Holmes was the one who said it. Of course, with your nuptials just around the corner, it’s a sentiment you’ve discovered as well, isn’t it? You’ve found the key, and the gates have been flung wide open, and now that you’re facing the crossroads of the rest of your life with the one you love, it’s time to get down to business and plan the wedding. Your checklist includes all the important things—venue, bridal gown, groomsmen’s tuxedos, floral arrangements, and of course, wedding music. The truth about choosing wedding music is that more couples find this to be the most difficult aspect of planning a wedding than any other. After all, when it comes to music, you surely can’t please everyone. You may even find it hard to come to a mutual agreement about your wedding music between the two of you. Thankfully, there is information you can learn about the different types of wedding music that can assist in nailing down your choices. Here are some tips from top wedding performers in New Jersey that can help.
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The music you choose for your wedding is one of the most important aspects of the entire event. For, without music, your wedding is like a romantic movie that has no scenery. The backdrop for that film is nearly as important as the actors, the words they speak, the passion they convey. And so it is for the music you choose for your ceremony as well as your reception. Music will be the atmosphere, the essence that communicates the love you feel for each other. The problem many couples find, however, is that choosing the right music often becomes a dilemma of, shall we say, too many choices? There’s so much wonderful, passionate, and romantic music in the world, how do you determine which is the right style for your nuptials? Perhaps looking to the latest trends will help. Top wedding performers in New Jersey have compiled the following information about wedding music trends for 2017 in order to assist you and your intended in choosing the ideal musical scenery for your wedding.
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Ah, Yes, October! The leaves are changing and the smell of Fall is in the air. As the chill of autumn replaces the warm Summer heat, the landscape is beautiful and picturesque. However, faintly heard in the distance is the sound of the Christmas season approaching as Christmas Day is only a little more than 2 months away. For over 30 years the Holiday has been met with a performance by Ken Brader’s “The Holiday Brass”. It was always said that the holiday season wasn’t official until the Holiday Brass performed. Well, it gives us great pleasure to announce that once again, Ken Brader’s “Holiday Brass” will be performing on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:15pm and 8:15pm at the Outlets at the Sands in Bethlehem, Pa. The ensemble is excited once again to fill the mall with the sounds of the holiday season.
The Holiday Brass was formed many years ago by trumpeter Ken Brader, who wanted to give his students an opportunity to perform together in a brass ensemble. As the years went on and Ken began teaching more students, the Holiday Brass grew. The group has grown to 50 members! What a glorious sound it is to hear that many trumpets, trombones, flugel horns, baritones, French horns and tubas all in place playing together. The sound is so unique because the music, which was arranged by Ken, truly is inspiring and a joy to behold.
Ken is a graduate of Easton Area High School and the famed Eastman School of Music. He played lead trumpet for the Glenn Miller Orchestra among many other musical groups as well as the Principal Trumpeter of the Philly Pops directed by Peter Nero. Unfortunately, Ken was diagnosed with Diabetes in 2012 which affected his feet and caused a significant loss of vision. He then had a heart attack which required open-heart surgery and suffered a partial leg amputation due to the diabetes. It was a most difficult time for him. However, through a lot of hard work, prayer and rehabilitation, Ken now has a prosthetic leg and is beginning to walk again. This has rallied everyone around him and really makes every performance we have so special. He is doing the best he can and we are looking forward to another edition of the Holiday Brass.
The Outlets at the Sands is connected to the Sands Casino in Bethlehem. However, it has its own parking area and you can enter directly into the mall without having to walk all the way through the casino. Check out their website here: http://www.outletsatsandsbethlehem.com
With the upper floor of the mall overlooking down to where the Holiday Brass performs, it is not only an awesome site to see, but wonderful to hear. If you would like more information or details on the Holiday Brass, please contact Vince Pettinelli and firstname.lastname@example.org or call 908-619-4502.