Best of the Knot 2010


We are proud that Shaw Strings has been rated by local brides and voted
The Knot Best of Weddings 2010 Pick.


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“I wanted to tell you how impressed I was with your performance. Your quartet was not only very good in their music performance, but everyone's organization and ease were remarkable. I hope to work with you in the future and will recommend you with confidence.”
Judy Fehr, Organist

We are delighted to be on the recommended performers list at:
Hotel DuPont
Greystone Hall
Drexelbrook
DuPont Country Club
Brantwyn
Joseph Ambler Inn
The Willows
Dulin-Kurtz
Appleford Manor
Merion Tribute House
Reading Country Club
Springton Manor
The Willows
Mendenhall Inn
The Curtis Institute

We belong to the following organizations:

West Chester
Chamber of Commerce

Greater Philadelphia
Better Business Bureau

National Association
of Catering Executives
NACE

International Society
of Event Specialists
ISES

Additional Musicians

Additional Musicians

Bands and Combos

Barry Warren – 215-885-7019
Blues Doctors – 410-384-9209
David Christopher Orchestra – 866-383-8431
Don Eaton Orchestra – 610-363-3955
Fred Hall Orchestra – 610-896-8677
Impulse – 302-792-1829
Janis Nowlan Orchestra – 610-296-2626
Lassman and Holmes – 1-877-527-7626
Jellyroll – 610-793-9233
David Crystal Orchestra – 215-793-0544
Les Bon Temps Dixieland Jazz Band – 610-582-3076
The Quake – 215-909-5104
Razz Ma Tazz – 610-321-0695
Soul Purpose – 215-793-4088
Tom Rudolph – 610-874-5515
Walt Wagner's The Serenader's (Big Band) – 302-239-5159

DJ's

Elite Sounds – 215-886-3776
JB Productins – 610-873-2603
Schaffer Sound – 610-449-9000
Silver Sound Disc Jockeys – 1-800-TALENTS
Sound Choice Disc Jockeys, Inc. – 609-737-6865
Sound Sensation DJs – 610-275-5597
Tom Barrett – 610-459-8888

Classical Guitar

Jeff Spicer – 610-918-9444
Mike McGrath – 610-269-0305

Classical/Jazz/Latin/Pop/Traditional Guitar

Fred Vandenberg – 215-342-9397

Piano/Keyboard

Peggy Bicknese – 610-458-3995
Derq Howlett – 610-692-2388
Jack McCarthy – 610-594-9350
Michael Melone – 610-265-6111 X1690
Doug Rausch – 215-460-8086
Theodore Thomas, Jr. – 215-228-4369
Ted Raffetto – 610-935-0157
June Tragresser – 302-453-8835

Soloists/Vocals

Kenneth Fisher – tenor – 610-696-4876
Carmel Kropp – soprano – 610-513-6192
Charlotte Miller – soprano – 610-566-4051
Lorie Gaddis – soprano – 610-436-8041
Janelle Garlpoli – soprano – 610-376-0784
Debra Jacoby – 610-252-8214
Patricia Vigil – Soprano – 215-842-3773

Trumpet

Paul Baldino – 610-497-8873
Eugene Buglio – 610-431-4087
Fred Eyrich, Jr. – 215-288-2835
Kate Falcone – 610-431-1141
Jim Satcher – 302-478-2595
Doug Wilfert – 610-269-6050

Strolling Violin

Herb Balian – 610-399-1339
Amy Richan – 610-872-4603

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Other Services

Other Services

Bakers

Ann's Cake Pan – kosher – 215-675-7491
Master's Baker – 610-436-9888

Bed and Breakfasts

Fairville Inn – 610-388-5900
Faunbrook – 610-436-5788
Pennsbury Inn – 610-388-1435

Bridal Consultants

Anna Weaver – 856-778-8879
Anything but Ordinary – 610-429-9ABO
Diverse Events – 215-938-7273
Enchanted Occasions – 610-942-4430
Event Mangement by Design – 908-788-9266
Every Last Wish Event Planners – 610-272-3667
Karen Pecora Events – 610-955-8115
Perfect Plan, Inc. – 302-235-0877
Perfect Weddings – 610-941-7034
Precious Petals – 215-357-3870
The Queen of Hearts Wedding Consultant – 267-251-7786
Your Fairy Godmother – 610-645-5187
Uncomon Events – 215-822-2563

Bridal Shops

Bridals by Dani-Elle – 215-592-7870
Fantasia Bridal and Cocktail – 302-478-4126
Forever Formals – Kennett SQ. – 610-444-8545
La Bonne Vie Bridal Couture – 302-426-0100

Caterers

Callahan Catering – 215-583-7500
Catering Inc. – 610-651-0900 Catering by Design – 610-825-8082
Clemente's of Haddonfield – 856-429-2055
Conroy Catering – 215-722-8082
Feastivities Catering – 610-889-0750
Great Valley Catering – 610-469-1700
Penns Landing Caterers – 215-336-7404
Queen of Hearts Caterers – 27-251-7786
Robert Fair Caterers – 610-269-1000
Robert Ryan Catering – 610-933-6336

Event Coordinators

Nancy K Bauman – 609-716-0798
Event Management by Design – 908-788-9266
Global Events Partners – 610-279-9548
Maria Diesel – 610-430-0271
Mae and Company – 856-303-8270
Sanborne Solutions – 610-436-0470
Show Stoppers, Unlimited – 610-565-9069
White Glove Events – 610-587-4064

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Florists

Passion for Petals – 610-420-7446
Blue Moon Florist – 610-873-7900
Halladay Florist – 610-696-5201
Chester Springs Flowers – 610-458-2320
Matlack Florist – 610-431-3077
James MacIntosh Floral and Event Design – 215-469-5508
Penny Hill Flower Shop – 302-266-6922
South Pacific Florist – 302-227-7702
Waterloo Gardens – 610-363-0800

Limousine Services

Best of Times – 610-222-9978
Dynasty Limousine Services – 888-868-5600

Officiants

Rev. Paul Armstrong – 609-513-1824
Kenneth Boulden, Jr. Clerk of the Peace – 302-571-7592
Helen Collings – 610-293-9499
Rev. Kenneth Denski – 215-396-9373
Rabbi Julie Greenberg – 215-843-4345
Rev. Dr. James H. Harris – 609-947-2140
H. Warren Hogeland – Justice – 215-322-0144
Rev. Graham E. Horne – 610-623-0373
Interfaith Clergy – 856-779-0017
Journeys of the Heart – 215-663-1494
Rev Ronald S. McHatton – 610-458-7322
Rev. Donna Sarog – 215-725-1144
Pastor Carl Vandine – 215-785-1999
Rev David Voellinger – 610-966-6860

Photographers

Ultimate Images Photography – 610-337-4098
Briar Photography – 610-692-2880
Cape May Foto – 609-884-1699
Charles Seymour Photography – 610-499-8884
Foto Facets – 610-458-1971
Walter Faust Photography – 610-622-2200
Pam Hessler Photography – 610-692-2740
Bob Jackson Photography – 215-424-4844
Nicholas Mobile Elegant Wedding
Panorama Photograhy & Video – 215-990-6000
Photography – 610-296-0594
Silver Image Photography – 610-616-0094
TJ's Photography Studio – 610-873-7312
John Tannock Photography – 856-751-7227

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Reception/Ceremony/Rehearsal Dinner Sites

ACE Center – 610-825-8000
Aldie Mansion – 215-348-3509
Antony and Cleopatra Caterers – 856-629-2211
Appleford Manor – 610-527-4280
Auletto Caterers – 856-227-3800
Baldwin School – 610-525-2700
Bellevue State Park – 302-761-6952
Cedarbrook Hill Country Club – 215-881-6888
College of Physicians of Phila – 215-563-3103
Columbia Station – 610-933-6336
Concordville Inn – 610-358-9400
Crowne Plaza Valley Forge – 610-902-9912
Courtyard Marriott – 302-429-7600 X340
Crier in the Country – 610-356-2411
The Desmond – 800-575-1776
Doubletree Hotel, Wilmington – 302-478-6000 X127
Downingtown Country Club – 610-873-0800
Downtown Club – 215-925-2040
Drexelbrook – 610-259-7000
Gypsy Rose Restaurant and Banquet Center – 610-489-1600
Harry's Savoy Ballroom – 302-475-3001
Hartefeld National – 610-268-7425
Hershey's Mill Golf Club – 610-431-1600
The Highlands – 215-741-2687
Hilton, Philadelphia Airport – 215-937-4506
Hilton Valley Forge – 610-337-1200
Historic General Warren Inne – 610-296-3637
Hotel Alcott – 609-884-5868
Hyatt Regency Phila at Penns Landing – 215-928-1234
Inn at Chester Springs – 610-363-1100
Jefferson House – 610-275-3407
The Lagoon – 610-521-1400
Loews Philadelphia Hotel – 215-231-7233
The Mansion at Voorhees – 856-751-1717
Manor House at Commonwealth – 215-672-4554
Mendenhall Inn – 610-388-2100
Meredith Manor – 610-469-1700
Moshulu – 215-923-2500
National Constitution Center
Max and Me – 215-766-3439
Newark Country Club – 302-731-4251
Pace One – 610-459-3705
Radisson Hotel Valley Forge – 610-354-8221
Philadelphia Raquet Club
Radnor Hotel – 610-341-3500
Regency Palace – 856-778-7300
RiverCrest Golf Club – 610-933-4700
Riverview Inn – 856-678-3700
Scotland Run Golf Club – 856-3737
Sheraton Suites, Wilmington – 302-576-8009
Southern Mansion – 800-381-3888
Springfield Country Club – 610-690-7600
Springhaven Club – 610-876-8187
Springton Manor – 610-942-2450
Stone Barn – 610-347-2414
Talamore at Oak Terrace – 215-641-1300
University and Whist Club – 302-658-5125
Waterfall Banquet and Conference Center – 302-792-2600
Westover Country Club – 610-539-4500
Winterthur – 392-888-4855
Wyndham, Valley Forge – 610-407-7180
Wyndham Philadelphia at Franklin Plaza – 215-448-2000

Videographers

AOV Productions – 302-234-9577
All-Occasion Video – 610-344-9145
City Lights – 610-869-2261
David Cristina – 610-692-4740
“I Do” Videos – 610-869-7576
Janis Productions – 610-292-8273
Phase2 productions – 610-962-0222
Silver Reflections Video – 610-640-0838
Video by Beverly – 610-489-9435
Video One Productions – 610-789-8433

Web Design

Peppergrahics Design Studio – 919-370-4238

Miscellaneous Services

Act One – Professional Broadway, Opera and Italian concerts – 610-449-7271
Carson Craft – invitations – 302-368-1616 or 410-620-2874
Chairs with Flair – 215-483-6880
Event Solutions – 610-67-6262
Graphic Impressins of America – 610-296-3939
Magic & Balloons – John Cassidy – 610-917-9927
Mimely Yours Laura – 610-640-4666
Opper Grams – Singing telegrams 610-383-0948
Party Wizards, Inc – balloons – 302-368-0604
Philadelphia Trolley Works and 76 Carriage Co. – 215-925-TOUR
Tin Whistle – Invitations – 610-793-2502
Valerie's Dance Studio – 610-696-5015
Walker Events Group – 484-530-0847

Although we believe all of these vendors to be outstanding, we are not legally responsible for the performance of any of the above vendors.

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