The PhDJ - Music DJ Services

WEDDINGS are very special occasions  for all - the bride and groom, their families and their guests.  It is a day to celebrate and to remember.  It is my responsibility to provide the music, help set the atmosphere and to emcee the event so that all who attend will enjoy their experience.  One of the keys to success is to plan for it.  As part of my planning and preparation, I feel it is important to meet face-to-face with the prospective bride and groom several weeks before the "big day".  I want to assure we are all on the same page about the event - no detail is too small.  We discuss every aspect, the venue, what happens before the wedding party arrives, when they arrive, the first dance, the last dance, the type of music you want to hear, what you don't want to hear, and all the memories in between.  It is very important to me that I deliver what you want, not what I think you will or should want.   It's a personal touch that helps remove worry on your part.

MUSIC is important to all events and having a wide selection is critical, given that most events, especially weddings, have a broad age range of attendees.  I have an extensive music data base, with over 20,000 songs, each of which I bring with me.  My music covers popular music, from Big Band to today (the 40's to Y2K and country.  I continually update my collection as new music comes out, so, no matter when your event, I will have the latest.  In those situations that I don't have music you want - I pledge to do my best to obtain it before your event.  Just another reason for that face-to-face meeting.

SPECIAL EVENTS:  There are many events, besides weddings, that are enhanced by having a Master of Ceremonies/DJ to coordinate the party.  A few examples:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Holiday Parties
  • Anniversaries
  • Family Reunions
  • Corporate Parties/Special Events
  • School Events/Dances
  • Sorority/Fraternity Parties
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

The key to success is to plan for it.  As with weddings, I prefer to meet with representatives or clients to plan their special event.  I make it my responsibility to take worry about of the equation so your special event has the right music and right atmosphere, not only to meet, but to exceed your expectations.

 

PUBLIC EVENTS:

Every year, I do a few public events, including the New Year's Eve party at Hueston WoodsBelow are details for the this year's New Year's Eve Party!  

2008 New Year's Eve Package at Hueston Woods

December 31, 2008 
Package includes one night of lodging, dinner buffet for two adults, New Year's Eve dance with The PhDJ - Rockin' Rick Gregory, cash bar, midnight champagne toast with metts, brats, sauerkraut buffet and breakfast buffet for two adults.

There is a separate party for children ages 3-12, includes their own DJ and pizza party.

Non-Lakeview Room $255.00
Lakeview Room:  $266.00
King:  $309.00
Suite:  $400.00
To make a reservation call: 1-800-At-A-Park (800.282.7275) or 513.664.3500

The Sound System:  Great sounds you can hear and feel!  The heart of the system is a Pioneer DJ Mixer (DJM-500) with inputs coming from 2 CDJ-1000MK2 ProCD players, multiple iPods (Apple iPod ), and 1 Sony Minidisc player (MZ-R50).  The output signal is enhanced through a BBE sonic maximizer on its way to 4 powered Mackie speakers  (2 SRS1500 subwoofers and 2 SRM450 speakers).  All in all, a system that delivers a powerful and clear sound.

Mackie SRM 450 Features.

 

 

 

  • 2-way bi-amplified, optimized active system
  • Built-in monolithic FR Series™ 300 watt RMS bass & 100 watt RMS mid/high amplifiers
  • Built-in precision 24dB/oct. Linkwitz-Riley electronic crossover
  • 300mm long-throw frequency transducer
  • High-output precision titanium compression driver
     Studio-quality maximum dispersion horn design
  • High SPL Output/Low Distortion
  • Electronic Time Correction, Phase Alignment, & Equalization
  • Servo Feedback controlled woofer
  • Tough, impact-resistant, lightweight polypropylene enclosure

Mackie SRS1500 Active Subwoofer

 

 

  • High 127dB SPL
  • 600 watts RMS of FR Series™ high current amplification
  • 15"cast frame RCF LF transducer with 3"inside/outside-wound, high-temperature voice coil & High Flux magnetic circuit
  • Built-in electronic stereo/mono high pass crossover network
  • Recessed level control and 0°-180° phase switch
  • Can be used with active or passive speaker systems
  • Compact, portable enclosure with ultra-small footprint for unobtrusive, strategic placement
  • 18-ply Baltic Birch enclosure with built-in pole mount
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