Jessica and P.J.’s Pierre Wedding

posted on April 11th, 2014 | by Valerie Romanoff

  Every once in a while I like to feature a fabulous wedding, especially when the clients were so much fun to collaborate with! Last weekend at the Hotel Pierre was the wedding of Jessica and P.J. Now, a week … Read More ›


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Featured in Inside Weddings!

posted on March 12th, 2014 | by Valerie Romanoff

We are so excited to be featured in the recent issue of Inside Weddings for this incredible wedding at The Pierre.  Starlight Orchestras was the featured ceremony & reception entertainment for Michelle and Michael’s New York wedding, photographed by Roey Yoha, and we had such … Read More ›


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Starlight Rocks Mardi Gras!

posted on March 5th, 2014 | by Valerie Romanoff

Dear New Orleans, THANK YOU for inviting us to perform at the amazing Hermes Ball which kicked off Mardis Gras. It seems that STARLIGHT and NEW ORLEANS are an amazing match! The spirit, energy, festivity, celebration and love join together … Read More ›


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The Show Must Go On (or Have Storm Will Travel!)

posted on February 18th, 2014 | by Valerie Romanoff

As I am sitting here watching it snow AGAIN, I am reminded of one year ago,  getting snowed-in in New York as we were about to fly to Palm Beach  to perform for a big charity gala at mar-A Lago. … Read More ›


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Preston and Theo’s Valentine’s Day Anniversary

posted on February 14th, 2014 | by Valerie Romanoff

It has now been a year since Preston and Theo’s stellar wedding and we are thrilled to share how we used music to highlight, underscore and create so many special moments for the couple’s special day. There were tons of … Read More ›


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LONGEVITY IN THE EVENT BUSINESS

posted on December 4th, 2013 | by Valerie Romanoff

Someone recently asked me how I have successfully stayed at the top of my industry for over twenty-five years.  It was an easy answer; by being willing to redefine, reinvent and grow with the times. We challenge ourselves to continually … Read More ›


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World’s Best Party Band — STARLIGHT!

posted on March 5th, 2013 | by Valerie Romanoff

Things keep getting better. I believe that.  Especially when I get on stage with Team Starlight.  I was inspired to repost an  article written several years ago. It was true then but it is even more true now. Since it … Read More ›


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PEOPLE MAGAZINE Covers Preston and Theo’s Wedding

posted on February 16th, 2013 | by Valerie Romanoff

Read People Magazine’s coverage of  Preston and Theo’s spectacular Valentine’s Day wedding, with music by Starlight! Wedding planner to the stars Preston Bailey finally got the wedding of his dreams when, just after midnight on Valentine’s Day, he tied the knot … Read More ›


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Creating Music for Preston Bailey and Theo Bleckmann’s Valentine’s Day Wedding

posted on February 13th, 2013 | by Valerie Romanoff

I am so excited to be a part of my dear friend Preston Bailey’s wedding this week.  We have been working together on incredibly fabulous weddings and events for almost 20 years, and the time has come for Preston and … Read More ›


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Great Wedding Feature on Style Me Pretty

posted on February 7th, 2013 | by Valerie Romanoff

It is so gratifying to see our weddings  featured in magazines, with images from the most wonderful photographers. Manhattan weddings are so special, and Cipriani 42nd Street is quite a magnificent venue. Check out the link  below for the article … Read More ›


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Starlight Orchestras has been selected as a winner of WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards® 2013 for wedding bands in New York City!

posted on January 16th, 2013 | by Valerie Romanoff

New York, New York   January 16, 2013   Entertainment News NEW YORK, NY – January 16, 2013 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, is thrilled to announce that Starlight Orchestras has been selected as a winner of the prestigious … Read More ›


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LOVIN’ OUR PARTIES!

posted on December 14th, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

Having just gotten back from Engage!12, the Luxury Wedding Business Summit, I was so excited to bring a new enthusiasm to the stage for last night’s performance. Every year we do two events for the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital: one is a … Read More ›


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Music for Wedding Ceremonies- 3 Different Sample Programs

posted on December 13th, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

People are always looking for interesting and meaningful music for their wedding ceremonies.  Starlight offers an unparalleled experience of music selection, as well as finely executed delivery. Our “Starlight Custom Ensemble” division organizes the perfect complement of instruments and musicians. … Read More ›


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Engage!12 at the Breakers

posted on December 1st, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

“Knock Knock” “Who’s there?” “Orange” “Orange who?” “Orange you glad you went to Engage!12?”   Yes I am! What an amazing time I had at the Breakers this week. For me, Engage! is always a whirlwind of activities, ideas, outfits, … Read More ›


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Parties Are Good For The Soul!

posted on October 19th, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

Happy Fall, everyone! I am filled with great excitement and exuberance for this season’s events; both  at home in New York as well as around the country.  I believe that parties are good for the soul, whether we are gathering … Read More ›


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Starlight Invited to Perform at Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts GRAND GALA BALL

posted on August 16th, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

Starlight is so excited to perform for Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts Grand Gala this fall! This annual black-tie event kicks off the Houston social season. The 2012 Grand Gala Ball celebrates the Art Deco period, which is strongly represented … Read More ›


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“Music is the Soul of an Event,” By Preston Bailey

posted on July 23rd, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

My dear friend Preston Bailey gets it when he said, “If flowers create the visuals for an event, music creates the soul.”  Preston recently posted a blog series on “transparency of pricing,” and he asked me what goes into the … Read More ›


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Valerie Romanoff’s Interview on The Bridal Circle

posted on July 20th, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

Thanks to the Bridal Circle for posting our wonderful interview! WEAVING TOGETHER A FABULOUS WEDDING WITH MUSIC BY VALERIE ROMANOFF OF STARLIGHT MUSIC NEW YORK Photo by: John Armich A wedding event is a journey for the bride and groom as … Read More ›


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Starlight — “Spectacular”

posted on July 5th, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

I met with a bride last night who asked me what type of client I most enjoy working with. I thought it was such an interesting question. I didn’t skip a beat before answering that I appreciate clients who prioritize the … Read More ›


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Please Vote For Starlight To Win $250,000 Small Business Grant

posted on June 22nd, 2012 | by Valerie Romanoff

Hi! I would like to ask for your support. I have entered STARLIGHT to win a $250,000 grant given by Chase and LivingSocial. In order to be considered for the grant, we need a minimum of 250 votes. I am … Read More ›


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