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  •      Passionate about music, owner Ted Karter began his DJ career in high school. First, as an on-air personality on a college radio station then later as a live DJ at school dances. 

  •      A Communication major at Cleveland State University, he was an on-air radio broadcaster for 7 years while working his way through the Cleveland nightclub and bar scene.

  •      Ted has been a resident or guest DJ at notable venues such as Metropolis (Trilogy), The Phantasy, Smart Bar, The Odeon, House of Blues, Peabody’s, The Garage, View Ultra-lounge, The Grid, Uptown (Bowling Green), and headlined events in Pittsburgh, Toronto, Columbus, and Detroit.

  •      Using skills learned as a club DJ and microphone techniques practiced over many years while announcing on radio, Ted found his calling when he DJ’d his first wedding 20 years ago! He has since done hundreds more, learning the versatility to cater to individual clients, crowds, and unexpected situations.

  •      “SoundProof sets itself apart by having DJs that have found the balance between classic and contemporary, modern and traditional,” he says. “We’re whom to turn to if you’re looking for confidence and experience, planning assistance, elegant ceremonies, classy cocktail hours, feel-good dinner music, and rocking dance floors!”

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1.  Our services don't start on your wedding day...they begin the moment you choose us!

2.  When possible we encourage personal consultations to help us gain a clear understanding of your expectations and needs. We'll customize your event so it's exactly what you want it to be.

3. After you choose to book us, just let us know. We'll get some information from you to generate a digital contract and email it. No need to print anything, just digitally sign!


4. That email will also have instructions on how to submit your retainer. After that is done, you can make payments whenever you wish provided your balance is paid by two weeks from your event date.

5.  When you choose SoundProof Entertainment, you'll receive a unique login account for the client area of our website.

You will be able to:

  • Browse our music library

  • Submit song requests

  • Create an event itinerary

  • Make a payment

  • Communicate details about your event

  • Complete a Satisfaction Survey


6.  After using our simple online planning tools, you will meet with your DJ about a month or so from your event. We'll discuss the order of events, name pronunciations, song and music choices, and any other special details that may be involved.

7. On the BIG DAY we'll act as MC and coordinator. You don't even need to bring a watch! We'll let your guests know what's happening as the night goes on and we'll check in with you and other vendors before each spotlight event. Once open dance begins we'll do everything we can to keep that dancefloor full and your guests having a great time!


8.  We will always be available to you from day one. If you need help with planning, music selections, or any wedding organization our knowledge will be at your service. Our DJs are music fans first and are passionate about their work. Your DJ will answer any song selection questions you have and give you any suggestions when needed.

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Toms Country Place First Dance

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SoundProof Wedding DJ Shipyards Lorain

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Toms Country Place First Dance

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