Participate in the song survey

1-What is your favorite song to party to? 2-What is your favorite new song? 3-What is your favorite rock song? 4-What is your favorite classic song? 5-What is your favorite warm weather BBQ song (or artist)? 6-What song was (or will be) your wedding song (first dance)?

How do I choose the songs that are played at my wedding?

As a bandleader, I get questions like this posed to me on a daily basis. Who chooses the songs or music that is played at my wedding? How much input do I get? Do I have to choose all of the songs that my band plays? The answer depends upon you and the bandleader. EveryContinue reading “How do I choose the songs that are played at my wedding?”

Oheka Bridal Show

Oheka Castle in Cold Spring Hills, NY always puts on an amazing bridal show. We were fortunate enough to participate. We want to thank the Melius family for inviting us to not only take part in it but have 2 of our bands perform. First, Freddy Martin & The Martinis performed classic music from Sinatra,Continue reading “Oheka Bridal Show”

Taste the Music

People’s taste in music is as individual as taste in food. Central Park Orchestra just performed at a wedding this past Friday evening at The Liberty House Restaurant, overlooking the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline. The bride and groom’s NO LIST included disco, Michael Jackson, Madonna, and many other songs andContinue reading “Taste the Music”

Current Song Picks

by Bill Morgan Messinetti – bandleader for Central Park Orchestra It is very important to me as a bandleader to know what songs or genre of music you want to hear at your event. We do not play music WE want to hear. It is all about you, your family & friends and what happensContinue reading “Current Song Picks”

NY Wedding Bridal Shows

If you are having a wedding in New York City or Long Island there are two dates to remember for NY wedding bridal shows: New York City brides – Wednesday Feb 23 Long Island brides – Sunday March 27 Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011 – 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Presented by The Weddings EventContinue reading “NY Wedding Bridal Shows”