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About Taurus DJs

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I have seven years of DJ experience. I respect the fact that I am working for you, so my team and I do what you want. I have two other DJ's who work with me and we are not pushy, it is your event and you are the most important person there!
Dances, birthday parties, retirements, weddings, whatever you need my team and I have you covered! (Up-lighting is also available at an additional cost.)

Let us help make your party memorable.

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Woodbridge, VA 22192

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  • 5/5 stars

    Mel was a phenomenal DJ who was willing to listen to things that I wanted (and didn't want) for my wedding day and he delivered 110%. He was early to set up and stayed later than we wanted when we weren't ready to stop dancing! I would definitely recommend him for any event!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    They were great, stayed later per the clients request, we're very early for set up...would hire again in a heartbeat!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was absolutely amazing!! From the very first meeting, I felt completely at ease! He answered all of our questions promptly (never had to wait more than a few hours whenever we emailed him!) and was always very professional. I am going to recommend Christian and Taurus DJs to anyone I know how may need their services in the future!!

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian was a great DJ for our corporate event. He was able to read the crowd's vibe and had everyone up dancing in no time. I would definitely hire him in the future!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian did a great job at keeping the party going for the Air Race Classic BBQ. He certainly had a good insight into what the crowd wanted and needed to have a fun evening. I would absolutely recommend him for a great time. He was prompt and professional. Given the opportunity I would love to have him help us with another event.

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was great, friendly. easy to work with, no problems at all, he checked in early and asked would we like him to the music before the event started. And he did, he had the people dancing with line dancing music and all you could see was smiles on all the faces, everyone had a great time. he made the party work. Christian was hire for a special government event that lasted 3 hours I will hire Christian for any of my DJ events again and again.
    Thanks you. Christian

  • 4/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    We had hired Christian to be a DJ/Emcee for our wedding, but there was a schedule conflict and he could no longer provide the service as planned. He did, however, provide another DJ, as an alternate option for us and apologized for the change. We were very happy with Ray, who met with us twice to go over what we had in mind and the scheduling details of the event. He also gave us some helpful tips and informed us of what he was thinking for the set up on the day of. He didn't play all the songs we had requested, but he was able to keep everyone dancing and make the announcements as needed, which was exactly what we were looking for. I'm rating Christian 4 stars because although we didn't have the full DJ experience with him, he did provide us a great alternate option as soon as he found out there was a conflict.

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Thank you for your service Christian!

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian, from the very first time we met with him showed just how professional, kind, and easy to work he was. He has been extremely flexible on our payment arrangement, and has been so understanding. Our guest had a blast!! We have had so many compliments. Christian made the day! Thank you again, Christian!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian did a great job with our wedding! He was very accommodating with our music preparations before the wedding and super professional the day of. Everyone had a great time and the dance floor was always jumping.

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian was an essential part of our wedding. He kept the dance floor packed and kept the flow of the wedding running smoothly. He was also flexible with whatever requests we had. I highly recommend using him for your own wedding!

  • 5/5 stars

    We could not be more happy with the job Christian did DJ'ing our wedding. From the get-go he was incredibly responsive, willing to meet with us anywhere, anytime to address our questions, and accommodated all of our requests with joy.
    He's an extremely chill, easy going, and laid back guy but is serious about his business and does a terrific job. Without question, the best bang for your buck for a DJ in the DMV. Not only has he earned all of the 5 star ratings you see on his page, but he is very reasonable as well (almost half the price of the other DJ's we met with in the area).
    He helped to make our wedding night so special and we would recommend him 100 times out of 100 to DJ another wedding.

    Fred & Glenda

  • 5/5 stars

    This is Christian's second year DJing our Sunday School's dance, affectionately referred to as "Married Prom." He has done a great job keeping the crowd on the dance floor, mixing up fast and slow songs, and generally making a fun evening. Highly recommended.

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian, we can't thank you enough for outstanding service at our daughters wedding. Loved the sound quality as we were concerned about the acoustics at the Marine Museum, you did an awesome job of keeping the events on time. You also were able to keep me on the dance floor having a great time. Thanks for all you did, truly enjoyed having you at our event.

    R/
    Ron

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian did a fantastic job - he was the best DJ we had over the past three years of Father Daughter dances at our church. Everyone I spoke to had nothing but rave reviews. We will definitely hire him again!

  • 5/5 stars

    Awesome DJ, Over the TOP! He provided exactly what we asked for our annual Gala. This is our 2nd year to use him. Our contact pre-event was easy. I would recommend him to anyone

  • 5/5 stars

    Great music, great service. We highly recommend this company for your next function!

  • 4/5 stars

    Christian was professional, easy going, and friendly from the day John and I met him. He could be reached by phone or e-mail. He sent us a well organized list of dance music and a few music options for the cocktail and dinner times. He also encouraged us to create our own list of prefered music. Christian played most of the music from our list of songs and he played some of his own preference. Everyone had a phenomenal time dancing the night away!
    Thank you Christian.

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was wonderful to work with and did a fantastic job at our New Years eve wedding at the LeMeridien Arlington VA! He listened to what we wanted from songs to timeline and made for an easy organized experience. Everyone was on their feet and dancing! I would highly recommend Taurus DJs.

  • 5/5 stars

    I would recommend Taurus DJs to anyone! Christian did an incredible job at our wedding reception. He was very intentional about meeting with us beforehand to make sure he knew exactly what we wanted, and the night of the wedding he really delivered! What I was most impressed with was during the reception, our dinner got a little behind schedule and Christian knew exactly what to do to get the pace moving so we wouldn't miss anything special we had planned. It showed how experienced he is and how much he cares about making his clients' events memorable. Thanks Taurus DJs for a night friends and family are STILL talking about! :)

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian is so friendly and he was so easy to work with -- we didn't even have enough song requests to provide him for our 4-hour long company Christmas party, but he managed to put together songs everyone would enjoy based on the requests. He was really awesome and we'll definitely book him again :)

  • 4/5 stars

    We booked Christian as a DJ for my company's holiday party. His employee, Mel was our DJ and he was fantastic! He was very accommodating and kept the crowd entertained. About ten minutes before our party was about to end, Mel asked if we wanted to extend our time or wrap it up. It was great to see that Mel was willing to stay! Thank you so much, Mel!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was AWESOME!!! He DJ'd our wedding this past weekend, and did GREAT keeping the party going! He's so easy going and absolutely hysterical! He keeps you updated on what's next on the adenga for the next few hours too, but if you wanna keep on getting your groove on he's totally cool with that also! I've had constant feedback from everyone who attended our wedding that our DJ was the best they've ever experienced! I would DEFINITELY recommend him to absolutely anyone! He should probably charge more than he does, you're getting way more than what you paid for, without a doubt! Thank you SO much Christian!

    Christian F. from Taurus DJs replied to this review on January 2, 2015:

    Thank you for the kind words! Please tell your husband thank you for his part in keeping America safe.

  • 5/5 stars

    My husband and I held a Halloween party for approximately 225 wounded warrior and their families and everyone agreed that the dj made the night. He was able to read the crowd and play things that appealed to the various age groups. He had the crowd dancing and enjoying themselves all night.

    The dj was prompt, professional, and open and friendly with the crowd. We definitely would recommend and will be using his services again.

    Christian F. from Taurus DJs replied to this review on January 2, 2015:

    Please let me know when I can help again. It is an honor to do anything with the Wounded Warriors organization.

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian was incredibly professional in how he handled DJ'ing our wedding. We had so much fun and he was very easy to work with. Because he was so easy to work with, that was one less thing I had to worry with the day of the wedding, and leading up to it. He was an amazing presence at our wedding, and he helped make the day fuss and worry free. We couldn't imagine anyone doing a better job, and we would have picked him 100 times out of 100. Thanks so much Christian for your part in our special day!

  • 5/5 stars

    DJ Mel was fabulous. Professional, timely, and accommodating. We will definitely use his services again.

    INTEGRAL Group

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was very professional and helpful from the get go. He made sure to answer any questions I had and gave me a great price! He arrived early to set up for my event and had all of his equipment ready to go and in excellent working condition. His playlist was fantastic and he really knows how to read the crowd. I would recommend him to any of my friends and I plan on using him for all of my future DJ needs!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    From the start Christian was on the ball with a quick response after I posted on thumbtack. After speaking with him and going over wedding details I hired him. This was the BEST decision. He kept in touch through the whole process. Christian allowed great flexibility! We chose some specific songs and then wanted to just pick the music theme, genre, and time period for specific time periods of our wedding. His taste in the selections was spot on! Also he was a fantastic announcer.... Not to much but bold enough to make everyone feel special! If we could do it again we would choose him :)

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian did a excellent job not only responding to what the crowd wanted but willingly working the music into our themed wedding. Thank you so much!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Working with Christian was effortless. He proactively led me through the engagement, making it impossible to forget anything important on my sister's big day. He was very flexible, even coming early to work around my (the wedding party) photo schedule. The music was great, but he also MCed our event and kept us on schedule. He was absolutely fantastic, and I would not consider working with anyone else in the future. Thanks Christian!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was an AMAZING wedding DJ and I would highly recommend him for anyone looking for such a service. Christian was professional throughout, very accommodating and easy to work with. He came early and stayed late. Not to mention his pricing is the most competitive in the area. I can't say enough good things about Christian and Taurus DJs. Look no further if you need a DJ for your wedding. You won't be let down.

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Chris was great, He was on time and did a great job with the list of music.
    All of my guest had nothing but great things to say about him.

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian's service to us on our wedding day was not something we thought much about. And that was exactly as we wanted it to be! We didn't have to worry about a thing. The equipment was rested and worked perfectly. He provided for a great wedding reception and made every transition flawless. We really appreciated his professionalism as well as his friendly demeanor. We recommend him highly!

  • 5/5 stars

    Christian was absolutely wonderful to work with! From the beginning he made it clear that it was our wedding and adjusted his playlist and music to fit our needs and tastes. He worked directly off of the list we provided and created a playlist that was perfect, playing wonderful songs we had not even considered. He also took guest requests into consideration, and played music to keep people on the dance floor. He even made adjustments to the playlist as late as the night before the wedding! I highly recommend Christian!

  • 5/5 stars

    I met Chris thru a Friend, I'm disabled an have lil money an was getting married - I could not afford the prices the other DJs wanted - Then a friend gave me Chris number an I called him - Chris contacted me back an asked me how much I had an said he would do it - I was impressed with Chris, He did an excellent job - Was there when we got there - Played some really good tunes - People were dancing even the kids were dancing - I had no ideal what kind of DJ I was getting - What I got was a miracle !!!!!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was professional and personable.
    we enjoyed our event very much.
    Thank you Christian for everything.

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was simply outstanding! First and foremost, from the very beginning, he never stopped communicating. I was looking for a DJ to play at my daughter's High School graduation party. I had no idea what I was looking for or what to expect. He answered my emails within hours, if not minutes, and he gave me detailed and specific answers to all my questions. He was personable and honest.

    He arrived early and almost immediately started playing music, even though he was not officially "on the clock." He was dressed nicely and professionally, though our party was very casual. He played every song that was "on the spot requested" and kept everyone tapping their feet or bopping their head. He impressed the older generation with his song selections and kept the younger generation wanting more.

    Christian has great instinct. He was observant and made decisions instinctively (song selections). His choices kept everyone happy, especially my daughter. He asked for a list of songs from my daughter and she could not possibly think of everything. Throughout the night, she made several comments about how glad she was that "he played that song" and how she "forgot about that song". She wants him to DJ her wedding even though that may not be for another 5 or 10 years!

    I can't say enough good things about Christian. He made our guests feel special and important. His personality lit up the room and he was just wonderful.

    Thank you, Thumbtack, for the service you provide and a great big thank you to Christian, for keeping our party "alive and moving!"

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was a DJ who helped coordinate music for our wedding. We found out very late in the game that our reception venue had no audio equipment, but Christian was very flexible on helping us with this last minute crisis - and was very willing to work with our modest budget. Christian has a set of reception planning tools that are really easy to fill out, and also really walked us through how to organize the reception. Christian also has his own equipment, and his services (including the equipment) were much more cost effective than renting equipment and using it ourselves would have been. Additionally, I got an e-mail from Christian the morning of the wedding - saying that he couldn't DJ because he was very ill, and already providing the name and contact information of his substitute. I have to say - I was very impressed that Christian took the time to solve a last minute problem, and waited until it was solved to let me know about the switch.

    The substitute, DJ Craig, was also amazing and I'm still getting compliments. In addition to working with our play list, DJ Craig did a great job of moving the reception along and keeping everyone (including some very anxious relatives) happy. I would highly recommend them both to anyone looking for music!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian provided music for our hoiday party for 5 hrs. He was professional,nicely dressed and very willing to meet any requests we had. He got to the party an hour ahead of time and music was playing upon our arrival. He provided every song that we had requested and his choices were also perfect. He had a good understanding of our needs with guests ages from the 20's to the 60's. He was great...hire him!!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian came through for us at the last minute. He provided music, some very sepcific songs for a friends 50th wedding anniversary. He was on time and on target with the music. Great Job!
    Mike Evenson

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian DJ'd our wedding reception at River Creek country club in Leesburg VA. On Sept 28th, 2013 and he was the absolute professional. He is dependable and played a great selection of music. Christian kept us on schedule and was very smooth in his delivery. Next year we are planning another party and he is definitely our choice for DJ's. He is the best best kept secret of DJ's in Northern Va.

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Chris did a great job. Arrived on time and his set up was easy. Music mix was great, flowed with the party. Had all the songs I requested and more. Hope to work with him again soon.

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was wonderful! I coordinated with him through email prior to the event, he maintained contact with me the entire time, sent me a music play list for the era I was looking for and we went from there. He showed up and set up in plenty of time for the event, he helped me blow up balloons for my kids and was super flexible with the music selection. I originally wanted older music, but found the children to be dancing more. Christian quickly adapted as well as played special requests on demand. I was so happy with him and if I need a DJ in the future, I will definitely look him up! Thank you Christian, we had a great time!!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was not able to come but Amy Constanza came and did a fantastic job - we would always strongly recommend her :)

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Christian was the DJ for my daughters 13th bday party & he did an awesome job! The kids all danced all night long! Thanks!

  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Taurus DJ is m first DJ, i ever had at my party's. money well spent ill have to say. and i highly recommend him to anyone who wants a DJ for a good time!

Question and answer

Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. Wedding DJ- A bit more formal and a lot more mic work involved.
Company party- Generally, the crowd is going to be very mixed in regards to age range, so you have to make sure that you're playing a lit bit for everyone. Don't just stick to what's on the radio right now.

Q. Describe three recent jobs you've completed.

A. My most recent jobs were all weddings. One was in Virginia and two were in Maryland. Each one had a distinct atmosphere and crowd, but with my experience I was able to go with the flow. Personally, the best thing for me was that each of the bride and grooms had a great time. They all thanked me for my services and said that things couldn't have gone more smoothly. Additionally, a few of them also told me that they will keep me in mind going forward when they need DJ services, which is all I can ask for!

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

A. First thing I would advise is to not shop strictly on price. Regardless of the job you are posting there will always be someone quoting a lower price. Sometimes it is better to spend a little bit more in order to get someone with experience. I have DJ'ed over 200 weddings and each one has been different. I have needed to think quickly on my feet to ensure that not only does everyone have a good time, but it's done as safely as possible. Equipment also counts, a DJ who is cheap may not have the proper equipment for your job. Quality DJ's will spend the extra money to make sure they have great equipment that will sound great!

Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?

A. Can we meet? It's very important to meet on a face to face basis.
What type of equipment do you have? There is a lot of difference in DJing equipment. Do you want a DJ with the Kia or speakers or the Ferrari?
How many _____ have you worked? A more experienced DJ will not panic if things do not go exactly as planned.

Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?

A. Two things:
1- I do have back-up equipment. If anything isn't working I simply run out to my car and grab a replacement.
2- I do have a back-up DJ, if I get pneumonia or lose a limb, your event will still be covered.

Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?

A. I am affordable, presentable and professional. I used to be a public school teacher, so I will have no problems speaking in front of your guests or giving directions to move your event along smoothly.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. I enjoy working with people and working hard, so they don't have to.

Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

A. Am I supposed to tip you? Tips are appreciated, not required

Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?

A. It really is not as easy as people make it out to be, especially if people want you to MC as well. There is a big difference between being an MC in a club setting and MCing a wedding.

Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?

A. I worked as a set up assistant for one of the most exclusive wedding DJs in Metro DC. It was such a blast that I wanted to start working my own jobs. After working for him for two years I was ready to start. He and I still keep in touch and I am always learning new things from him!

Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.

A. I had a wedding at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Silver Spring. The weather wasn't so good, so people were being a little bit lethargic and there wasn't a wedding planner, so I had to coordinate with the house staff everything by myself. At the end of the night, the bride and groom said a few of their guests had already told them I was the best wedding DJ they have ever seen. The music was great, the order that I played them in was great, and the bride took it upon herself to write me a very lengthy review, it was over 1500 characters long! She also said she will be recommending me to her boss for their holiday party.

Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?

A. I am always reading about what types of equipment will be hitting the streets as well as what music is hot right now.

Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?

A. Bluetooth technology. It will be great when Bluetooth gets to the point that I can do an entire wedding without running any cables at all.

Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?

A. Work with a DJ who does what you'd like to do. Learn from them and see the behind scenes efforts involved with becoming successful.

Q. What is your greatest strength?

A. My greatest strength is that I do not crack under pressure. I used to teach 7th graders, they can be a lot more hyper and disrespectful than a crowd of adults.

Q. What are you currently working on improving?

A. I am always working on my presentation. I want to make sure I always do a great job with names and when I give directions.

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