Ryan Owen Music is a live entertainment company that is home to some of the most talented musicians residing in the greater Los Angeles area. Founded by Ryan Detlefsen, a classically trained guitarist with over 20 years of experience, ROM provides an array of string ensembles, and Jazz Bands. Our repertoire goes beyond just including the traditional music for weddings we've become accustomed and brings rich arrangements of more modern music from bands like U2, Coldplay, and other popular music to life. Our flexibility, devotion to music, and high quality of service is unparallel, and we hope to help make your special day one to remember.
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ROM Repertoire highlights
Ceremony- Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Ave Marie, Cannon in D, Sleepers Awake, Sheep May Safely Graze, Wedding March, Bridal Recessional, Air on a G String, Ode to Joy, Spring,
Cocktail Hour Favorites- Fly me to the Moon, Strangers in the Night, What a Wonderful World, Stand By Me, My Girl, Your Song, (Sittin) on the Dock of the Bay, Beyond the Sea, The Way you Look Tonight, Come Fly With Me, Moon River, Crazy, Blowin in the Wind
Beatles- Something, Let it Be, The Long and Winding Road, Yesterday, Norwegian Wood, While my Guitar Gently Weeps, When I’m Sixty Four, Blackbird, In My Life, Here Comes the Sun
Modern Alternative- Here Comes your man (Pixies), Karma Police and No Surprises (Radio Head), Yellow, Fix You ( Coldplay), Hallelujah (Cohen), With Or Without You, Beautiful Day (U2), London Calling ( The Clash)
“Thank you guys so much for arriving promptly and for doing such a
great job this past saturday! We got many compliments on the music
for the ceremony and cocktail hour! Thanks again so much for your hard
"For our may 14, 2011 wedding, my wife and i sought vendors who would compliment our particular style. we wanted to avoid a traditional “stuffy” string trio for the wedding ceremony, and Ryan Owen Music did a great job working WITH us to develop music that was unique, appropriate and interesting. Ryan sent us various samples of music to listen to that he had used in previous weddings, but my fiance suggested that we do something different. we suggested a Yann Tiersen song from the movie Amelie, and Ryan let us listen to an electronic sample arrangement to get feel for how it would sound from a string trio. Ryan was more than willing to arrange whole new pieces for our particular wedding in addition to the vast catalog that he already advertises on his website. we communicated primarily via email since we do no longer live in the los A area, and he was always prompt and professional in his responses. we can definitely recommend Ryan owen
music for a wedding ceremony and particularly so if utilizing nontraditional music pieces."
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Jenna · Married on 05/28/2016
We are so thankful to have found Ryan to perform at our ceremony and cocktail hour at Bel-Air Bay Club! Ryan played solo acoustic guitar for our ceremony and was so accommodating! He gave helpful advice when we asked for it and was also so accommodating when we wanted a specific arrangement of a song. He was such a pleasure to work with throughout the wedding process and we recommend him with tremendous enthusiasm! We also had his alt trio play during our cocktail hour and they were amazing!! The sound was so elegant, rich, and wonderfully upbeat -- setting the perfect mood before the reception. Thank you, Ryan!!Sent on 06/30/2016
User5434535 · 2+ years ago
Ryan performed solo acoustic guitar for our ceremony and to put it simply -- things with Ryan were just so easy during a time when you just need them to be. He is incredibly quick with responses, his prices are so reasonable, and his music was beautiful and just what I wanted for a small garden wedding. He has other pieces (duo, trio, quartet) but I decided to go solo and I'm glad I did. I love that he will learn songs for your occasion, which he did for ours. Highly recommend.Sent on 09/14/2015
User5150221 · 2+ years ago
We were very happy to have Ryan Owen Music to be a part of our beach wedding. Ryan was very responsive to questions, dressed professionally, and the quality of the music with the alt trio was excellent. It really added to the atmosphere of the beach wedding. I would HIGHLY recommend Ryan Owen Music. Good Value for quality service.Sent on 06/06/2015
Ryan is a true artist, talented beyond belief and his range of musical ability is unparalleled.I highly recommend him as an edition to your special event. He does not disappoint!