Recent Events

A partial listing of recent engagements.
Quotes from some of the many thank you notes to Wright Music and Productions.

New Year's Eve 2014 at Cesco-Osteria CO2 Lounge in Bethesda

New Year’s Eve 2014
at Cesco-Osteria CO2 Lounge in Bethesda

Galas

The Washington Mardi Gras (Washington Hilton) – Louisiana Club & Congressional Delegation 18 member Big Band for 3 nights, 2000 guests

Cosmos Club – Spring Members’ Dance – “Mrs. Townsend’s Ball”

Georgetown University – Donor Appreciation Gala Dinner
(Library of Congress)


Washington Hilton Louisiana Club Mardi Gras in Washington

Washington Hilton Louisiana Club Mardi Gras in Washington

University of the Marine Corps Foundation – (Crystal Gateway Marriott)
“The Wright Touch was awesome this year!  What a great idea to start the music during dessert.  As soon as we settle for next year’s date, I’ll call to book the best band in town for our dinner.”

United States Former Members of Congress Gala (Ritz, DC)
“… wanted you to know what a big hit you were with our former members of Congress…  Everybody had a great time and I think a new tradition was born.  In other words, we’d love to hire you again for next year’s event.”

Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) Alumni Gala
(Walter Reed)
“It is such a pleasure and honor to have you and your musicians perform for the USU Alumni Association event.  Obviously, your music is the highlight of the evening.  The Alumni group is a special group and deserves the best.  Without a doubt, they truly enjoyed your music and did not hesitate to tell us so. David, you and Dyane are very special to us.  You and your musicians are genuine, class act professionals.”

March of Dimes Gourmet Gala (National Building Museum)
“… The event was extraordinary due in part to your commitment to the project and the incredible service you provided.  In typical fashion Wright Music came through for us, providing thoughtful insight and going above and beyond what was expected.  The music was fantastic and I received positive feedback from our client and the guests.  I look forward to working with you again in the near future.  You and Dyane are wonderful”  – Director of Special Events

Washington Hilton USO Gala

Washington Hilton USO Gala

USO International Gala with Wynona Judd & Dennis Haysbert – (Washington Hilton)
Thank you both for your partnership once again on this year’s gala.  It is great to know we can always turn to you to provide more than great musical entertainment at the gala.  You provide an experience our guests will not forget.  We couldn’t do it without you!   Thanks….”

Multiple Sclerosis Ambassadors’ Ball (JW Marriott)
    “Thank you very much for your wonderful performance once again this year at the 35th Annual Ambassadors’ Ball at the JW Marriott on September 11, 2013. Our guests always enjoy your presence at the event and you are always well received;  you ensure that our guests are entertained from the moment they walk in until the least guest leaves the ballroom.  We appreciate your continued support of this very important fundraiser for our chapter.  Thank you again, we look forward to our continued partnership in the future!”

TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) Gala (Mellon Auditorium)

National Book Festival – Authors’ Reception Gala (Great Hall, Library of Congress)
    “You provided all of us who were lucky enough to be there a musical experience we will not forget.”

Outdoor perforrmances - Fall 2013

Outdoor performances – Fall 2013

 

National Defense University Foundation Gala, American Patriot Award to Hillary Clinton (Ronald Reagan Building)

Business Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) Gala
(Mellon Auditorium)

Reserve Officers’ Association 90th anniversary Event (Willard Hotel)


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Ronald Reagan International Trade Center

PVA – Paralyzed Veterans of America Gala (Capital Hilton)

Madison Council Dinner (Library of Congress Great Hall)

American Society of Association Executives Gala (National Building Museum)
“I would like to thank you once again for another superb job on all the music during the evening.  You always know the right time for the music needs, and there certainly is no one more reliable and organized to work with.  I know I say that every year – but it is true.  You and your musicians certainly added a lot to the 20th Anniversary celebration.”

Organizations and Corporate

Outback Steakhouse Corporation – “The Wright Touch” 8 member Salsa band (Wardman Park Marriott)

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Awards
(Library of Congress)

Lockheed Martin Excellence Awards and Dance (Mellon Auditorium)


Outback Steak House's Convention - 8 Member Show Band - Latin Mambo Theme

Wardman Park Marriott

Boeing Company Goddard Awards (Washington Hilton)

Tiffany & Co – Customer Appreciation Dinner (McLean Store)

ARAMCO Corporate Dinner (Museum of Natural History Rotunda and Oceans)

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Reception (Longworth Congressional Office Bldg.)

AFL-CIO Inaugural Event for Chicago Delegation
(AFL-CIO Headquarters Bldg. 16th St, NW)

Georgia State Society Inaugural Event with Gladys Knight
(National Museum of Women in the Arts)

World Savings Bank Institute – Reception for World Bank (DC Ritz)

USOGrand Opening of the Fort Belvoir Warrior and Family Center (2 days of events – jazz, Dixie and David sang the National Anthem)

American Financial Services Association October 21 & 22 – 4 performances (Mandarin Oriental Hotel)

Lincoln Property Company –Ocktoberfest – (Rooftop, 101 Constitution Avenue Bldg.)

Armed Forces Retirement Home – Mardi Gras Party


Nationals Presidents at AFSA Mandarin Oriental Hotel Plaza

Washington Nationals Presidents
AFSA Reception – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Plaza

Defense Orientation Conference Association Dinner (Pentagon City Ritz)

Fund Raiser for Terry McCauliffe (former President Clinton, see Facebook page)

 Family Events – Public Performances

Weddings:

The Wright Touch 6 member dance band  (Westin Embassy Row)
“I just wanted to thank you for the incredible music you and your band provided for our wedding.  Several of our friends and family members have commented on how beautiful it was – both during cocktails/dinner and for dancing.  I don’t know how you got all of our favorite songs into one evening, but you did!  Ken and I appreciated how great and encouraging you were throughout the planning process.  Thanks again for helping to make the evening perfect!”

RRITC Ballroom

RRITC Ballroom

 Ogle Hall Alumni House (historic mansion) Annapolis, MD
“The Wright Touch” recently performed 2 weddings at this venue (May & June 2013)

“The Wright Touch” 4 member dance band  (Private Residence, McLean, VA)                   “On behalf of our entire family (not to mention the bride and groom), please accept our thanks for the wonderful music provided by you and your colleagues during the wedding reception at our home last Saturday.  You are all true professionals and a pleasure to work with.  It was just the right mix.  We received lots of favorable comments from our guests.  I am sure everyone most enjoyed the evening.” – father of the bride

Guitar, Flute, Violin, and Cello:  Baroque Theme – Ceremony & Reception  (Decatur House)
    “The musicians were wonderful.  Honestly, the music was absolutely beautiful.  They stopped and started exactly when they were supposed to and played so incredibly well together.  Thank you for your patient planning.”

The Wright Touch” – 6 member dance band (Cosmos Club) “… we selected musicians that were capable of playing classy and timeless melodies along with the ‘typical’ wedding tunes.  We appreciate your professionalism and diversity.

“The Casa Blanca String Quartet” with Trumpeter (Dumbarton House, Georgetown)


Cosmos Club

Cosmos Club


Family Events:

 We have recently performed for several “milestone” Wedding Anniversaries and Birthdays at venues such as   The Cosmos Club, Congressional Country Club, Evangelical Resurrection Lutheran Church, and Private Residences.

Public Appearances

Harmony Hall – Afternoon Jazz Concert Series (October & May)

Twins Lounge – Jazz and Blues Quartet

Harmony Hall Center for the Arts

Harmony Hall Center for the Arts