Red Maple Vineyard: A Truly Unique Hudson Valley Wedding Venue

•July 25, 2014 • 1 Comment

If you’re looking for an outstanding, truly unique venue for your upcoming Hudson Valley wedding, be sure to visit Red Maple Vineyard (formerly West Park Winery.) Gary and the staff at Corner Stone Caterers have completely transformed the location, enhancing the amazing setting with tons of new features, including an all-new tented outdoor ballroom–not to mention the great food and service.

Hudson Valley Wedding Venue Red Maple Vineyard

Red Maple Vineyard

http://www.redmaplevineyard.com

Highly recommended for your big day!

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding,

Bri

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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: http://www.djbriswatek.com

 

Finding the Right Words for Your Unique Hudson Valley Wedding

•July 18, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Your wedding is a celebration of who you are as a couple.  However, sometimes it’s tough to find the right words for your ceremony vows, readings, or to help round out a great toast.

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Toast Dutchess Manor Allan E Levine Photography

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Toast Dutchess Manor Allan E Levine Photography

Here are a few resources to help make your wedding speeches truly unique–feel free to share with friends and family that you’ve asked to provide a reading or give a toast as well!

Lighthearted wedding readings that’ll make you laugh AND cry from the Offbeat Bride

http://offbeatbride.com/2011/06/silly-wedding-readings

Wedding Poems from the Poetry Foundation

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/article/178475

Wedding Poems from the Academy of American Poets

http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/wedding-poems

Wedding Poems from Hitched

http://www.hitched.co.uk/speeches/poems/poemshome.aspx

Real Wedding Vows You’ll Love from The Knot

http://wedding.theknot.com/wedding-planning/wedding-ceremony/articles/favorite-wedding-vows-from-real-weddings.aspx

Steal these vows from the Offbeat Bride

http://offbeatbride.com/2007/05/steal-these-vows

Wedding Toast Tips: Leave Wedding Guests Speechless from The Knot

http://wedding.theknot.com/wedding-planning/wedding-reception-planning/articles/wedding-toast-tips-leave-them-speechless.aspx

How To Give A Great Wedding Toast from Jezebel

http://jezebel.com/5836624/how-to-give-a-great-wedding-toast

Wedding Speeches from Hitched

http://www.hitched.co.uk/speeches/speechhome.aspx

Wedding Speeches from the Huffington Post Weddings

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/wedding-speeches/

Congratulations,

Bri

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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email:   briswatek@gmail.com
Phone:   845.235.0080
Online:   www.djbriswatek.com

From “I Do” to “Thank You”: How to Use a Microphone Properly at Your Unique Hudson Valley Wedding

•July 18, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Many people rank “Public Speaking” as one of their greatest fears.  Giving a toast or presenting a reading at a wedding–not to mention the couple themselves saying their vows or giving a thank you speech–becomes even more challenging when they’re unfamiliar with how to use a wireless microphone.

Here are a few tips from public speaking coaches and experts to help make your wedding moments involving a microphone go smoothly–feel free to share with friends and family that you’ve asked to provide a ceremony reading or give a reception toast as well!

How to Speak into a Microphone by TJ Walker

http://www.howcast.com/videos/505114-How-to-Speak-into-a-Microphone-Public-Speaking

Giving Speeches and Toasts On A Microphone by Brian S. Redd

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7AlDfYGk0PkFLZYnOJ_dFg

How to Hold a Microphone by Impromptu Guru

http://impromptuguru.com/how-to-hold-a-microphone/

Proper Microphone Use by Richard Male

http://richardmale.com/proper-microphone-use/

Using a Microphone for Public Speaking by The Public Speaker

http://www.thepublicspeaker.net/2013/01/03/using-a-microphone-for-public-speaking/

Public Speakers:  Five Tips for Using a Microphone from the Washington Times

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/pages-and-stages/2013/mar/8/public-speakers-five-tips-using-microphone/

Congratulations,

Bri

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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email:   briswatek@gmail.com
Phone:   845.235.0080
Online:   www.djbriswatek.com

Colleen and Weston’s Wedding Celebration at The Tides Estate Courtesy of Kaitlin Noel Photography

•May 29, 2014 • Leave a Comment

This spring I had the honor of providing DJ services for Colleen and Weston’s wedding at The Tides Estate. It’s always such a privilege to be invited to celebrate with our service men and women who do so much to protect us and our country

Be sure to visit the Kaitlin Noel Photography gallery at
https://www.facebook.com/KaitlinNoelPhotography/photos_stream
featuring a few sneak previews from their big day — her work is exceptional! I also can’t say enough about the state-of-the-art setting and outstanding food and service at The Tides. Special thanks to Elegant Events By Laura for bringing it all together.  What a night!

Wedding Ceremony at The Tides Set to Music by DJ Bri Swatek Courtesy of Kaitlin Noel Photography

Wedding Ceremony at The Tides Set to Music by DJ Bri Swatek Courtesy of Kaitlin Noel Photography

https://www.facebook.com/KaitlinNoelPhotography/photos_stream

Congratulations!
DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style

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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style

Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

Photo Gallery of Nikki and Ryan’s Unique Hudson Valley Wedding at La Mirage Courtesy of Owl’s Eye Studios Photography

•May 24, 2014 • Leave a Comment

This spring I had the honor of providing DJ, uplighting, and photo slide show services for Nikki and Ryan’s wedding celebration at La Mirage Restaurant & Catering. Thanks to my good friends Josh and Tricia Strong from Owl’s Eye Studios Photography for capturing all of the memories.

Hudson Valley Wedding Ceremony at La Mirage Set to Music by DJ Bri Swatek Courtesy of Owl's Eye Studios

Hudson Valley Wedding Ceremony at La Mirage Set to Music by DJ Bri Swatek Courtesy of Owl’s Eye Studios


Nikki & Ryan Sneak Peek – La Mirage

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152427325949556.1073741903.136637379555

Congratulations!
DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style

________________________________________________________

DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style

Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

Photo Gallery of Theresa and Zachary’s Unique Hudson Valley Wedding at Full Moon Resort Courtesy of Owl’s Eye Studios Photography

•May 21, 2014 • Leave a Comment

This spring I had the honor of providing DJ and uplighting services for Theresa and Zachary’s wedding celebration at Full Moon Resort. Be sure to check out this preview of their big day courtesy of my friends Josh and Tricia Strong at Owl’s Eye Studios Photography.

Hudson Valley Wedding Tent Uplighting by DJ Bri Swatek at Full Moon Resort Courtesy of Owl's Eye Studios

Hudson Valley Wedding Tent Uplighting by DJ Bri Swatek at Full Moon Resort Courtesy of Owl’s Eye Studios

Theresa & Zack Sneak Peek- Full Moon Resort

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152420136969556.1073741902.136637379555

Congratulations!
DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
________________________________________________________

DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style

Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

Photo Gallery of Alexis and Shawn’s Unique Hudson Valley Wedding at the Cortlandt Colonial Courtesy of Owl’s Eye Studios Photography

•April 22, 2014 • Leave a Comment

This spring I had the honor of providing DJ services for Alexis and Shawn’s wedding celebration at Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant & Ballroom. Be sure to check out this preview of their big night courtesy of my friends Josh and Tricia Strong at Owl’s Eye Studios Photography.

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Alexis and Shawn's First Dance Cortlandt Colonial Owl's Eye Studios

Alexis and Shawn’s First Dance at Cortlandt Colonial, Set to Music by DJ Bri Swatek, Courtesy of Owl’s Eye Studios

Alexis and Shawn Sneak Peek- Cortlandt Colonial

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152355537674556.1073741897.136637379555

Congratulations!
DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style

________________________________________________________

DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style

Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

 
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