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Ceremony Music in Carlsbad, CA,
(760) 687-6772

About Us

Music by Desi, based in Carlsbad, California, provides island-influenced musical entertainment in an authentic Hawaiian style. Originally from Oahu, Hawaii, Desi Relator is one of the top island-style musicians on the West Coast, providing music that is both fresh and reminiscent of old Hawaii in a fun and professional manner. As a musician of over 20 years, Desi is an experienced and well-organized performer whose laid-back personality allows him to blend into any event space.


Desi Relator entered the world of music at a young age, with his mother teaching him to play guitar and ukulele as a young child. Soon after, he became the protégé of renowned ukulele teacher, Roy Sakuma. As he grew older, his performance skills improved, and eventually he brought his talents to Hawaiian bands throughout the Los Angeles area. Since 2013, when he produced his first CD, he has been working full-time in the music industry, bringing his rich voice and melodic guitar stylings to a wide variety of events. Desi is bound to captivate your wedding party with his melodic, island-style music

Services Offered

Music by Desi offers fun, high-quality performances in a variety of genres, with Desi being skilled not only in island music, but also in Latin, Motown, country, surfer, rock, and pop music. Desi offers couples a number of additional services including:

  • Ceremony music
  • Reception music
  • Cocktail hour music
  • Rehearsal dinner music
  • Music during breaks
  • Liability insurance
  • Sample music
  • Sound/PA system
  • Willingness to learn new songs

Holly W.

5 out of 5
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  • Desi is professional, entertaining, and on-time. I have worked with him for the last 2 years for my corporate events. He also plays weekly at my favorite bar/restaurant Bali Hai. On top of it all he is affordable!

    responded with the following comments.

    Thanks so much Holly! It's always a pleasure working with you. I really appreciate your business and this great review!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Ceremonymusic

    What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?

    $ 650.00

    What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

    $ 650.00

    Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

    Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Learn New Songs, Microphones, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sample Music, Sound/PA System

    What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?

    Instrumental - Solo, Instrumental - Duo, Instrumental - Trio, Soloist / Vocalist

    How many musicians are in your band(s)?

    1 - 3, 4 - 6

    What instruments does your group play?


    What services do you provide?

    Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learn New Songs, Liability Insurance, Microphones, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Sample Performances, Sound/PA System, Vocals

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