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Life in a song

Custom Songs & Music

Custom Songs & Music

I wanted to do something special and unique to surprise my bride at our wedding.  The song you wrote for our first dance brought my love to life in a way that I never could have imagined!  I can still see the tears in her eyes and the love in her  smile every time we listen to our song.  It's the best song ever!  

R. Cadden  



At Four26 Studios, we believe that music brings people together in ways the spoken word can't.  Let us help you celebrate, connect, and inspire with a custom piece made just for you!

Custom Songs for Your Special Occasions

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+Birthdays and Milestones

Baptism, baby naming, bar/bat mitzvah, graduation, wedding, retirement, remembrance/wake


+Anniversaries

Your spouse or partner, work, sobriety


+Holidays

Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day


+Motivation

Sports team rally, encouragement

Custom Music for Business/Commercial Use

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+Branding

+Theme song

+Jingle

+Advertisement

+Product promotion 

+Book release

+Launch party

+Fundraising effort

+Backing track

OUR ServiceS

Your expectations for creativity and quality are exceptionally high when preparing for a special occasion or business venture.  Ours are too.  We give every piece we write hours upon hours of personalized attention and careful craftsmanship.  No matter what level of service you choose, we promise to deliver the following:


+Creative and personal lyrics 

+Compelling and dynamic music

+Professional mixing and mastering 

+Real time connection with us either on the phone or in person

+Opportunity for revisions after the first draft and before the final recording 

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You can always add:

+CDs: Party favors, employee gifts, sales promotions, the sky is the limit 

+Custom Artwork: Add an extra touch to your music (digital or hard copy CD)

+Video: Provide photos, we will create a video to accompany your song

+Join In: Join us in the Four26 Studio to sing or play your song

+Perform Live: Four26 Studios musicians will perform your song live

+Your Heart’s Dream: If you can dream it, we can try it  


*Copyrights to all songs belong to Four26 Studios unless otherwise negotiated.

OUR PROCESS

When you partner with us, we will send you a questionnaire to learn more about what you are looking for, what message you’d like to share, and how you’d like to connect with your audience or loved one(s) through your custom piece.  Once we have your answers, we’ll set up a call or in-person meeting to go deeper and clarify our understanding of your needs.  We will provide you with a first draft to make sure we are on the right track and an opportunity for final approval before we record.  You can expect your final product in about a month. Because we want to make sure to have dedicated and focused time for every customer, we recommend reaching out to us months in advance of the date you’ll need your music.  Of course, we will always try to accommodate rush jobs!

Get My Song

Check out our custom songs

We had a terrific time writing this song for The Westchester Land Trust's 30th Anniversary. The Four26 Studio band, THE SHAVES, performed it live at their 30th Anniversary Gala held at the Rockefeller Family Playhouse and recorded it in the studio for their #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign.  

We created this personalized custom song to play over a video montage for a Bar Mitzvah. Loaded with inside stories, "Powered Up" captures the energy and personality of the Bar Mitzvah boy.

This was such a special project we worked on with a groom, a poet, who wrote these lyrics specifically for the first dance with his bride at their wedding reception.  Four26 Studios took his words and brought them to life with the perfect melody, arrangement, production, and recording.  

This was a request for a funny and upbeat song in a rockabilly/50's rock style for a 50th wedding anniversary.  Using our questionnaire and based on conversations with the couple's family, we made every lyric ring out with inside stories and anecdotes that the family loved.