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Ryan DeLap

President, master of ceremonies

Ryan has held a microphone in his hand since 1994 on local educational television programming. He began his DJ career in 1998. After working for a few multi-op DJ companies, he started his first solo DJ business in 2002, then later formed Engaged Entertainment in 2011. Since then, he has studied with the Marbecca Method’s Master of Ceremonies training program, as well as other microphone technique and MC training programs. Ryan is a husband, father, and career DJ/MC. Bringing families together and helping them relax, smile, and enjoy their important milestones has become his life’s work.

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Colin DeLap

Musician director

Colin has been playing piano since 1997. In high school he received the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, before earning his bachelors degree in music with a concentration in piano at Mansfield University. He has directed music for many area productions including La Cage aux Folles, and A Little Night Music. Colin has worked as rehearsal and concert pianist for several local theater companies and schools, as a substitute musician for many local churches, and as both soloist and accompanist for wedding receptions across the Southern Tier. In addition to organizing and directing wedding musicians with Engaged Entertainment, he serves as the assistant director of music and substitute pianist/organist at Union Presbyterian Church in Endicott, NY. Colin is a classically-trained musician with extensive knowledge of all genres of music.