What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I like to know where they would like the music to sit. As in what genre, whether it be fast paced, or slow. I generally also like to know key hits which age group should I lean towards during the event.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I was in Band for 8 years Competing in marching band all 3 years in high school. I have an excellent ear for music. I took up Music Compostion in college my freshman year. I also did Concert and Jazz band.
Some instruments I've played are Baritone and Trombone.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
If you book one month in advance I'll take $50 off.
Small Groups [0-100 capacity]-$125/hr
Medium Groups [101-150 capacity]- $150/hr
Larger Groups [151+ capacity] - $175/hr
How did you get started doing this type of work?
In my city it was a lot of kids who were into music. I so happened to be one of them. It was always a good feeling to have listening to music. Their were lots of festivals and concerts. So that motivated me to put on a show to have fun and entertain people.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Mostly young 20-35. But I have a wide range of music from 1960s to now.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
The Halloween party my team hosted. It was for my ship. I recently hey got it the Navy but we threw a costume party. It was about 6 hours long. 21 and over event.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Know what you want. It's like ordering pizza. Know what topping you want, size you want it, etc. Same as in finding your right DJ. Know how he crossfases his music for a nice fade over crisp sound. Know how much sauce (knowledge) he gives you about his work.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
How long have you been doing this?
Are you doing this because you need a job?
What do you like about your job?
What events have you participated in?