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Bat Mitzvah & Bar Mitzvah

When planning your son or daughter's party, you want to do it big and surprise your guests with the unexpected. Whether you just hired a DJ to keep the dance floor moving or planning on slowing the night down and playing a photo slideshow, give the night an extra personal touch with a personalized song.  To help you make it an unforgettable surprise, here are some sample questions, a couple of our favorite Mitzvah song examples, and a few story submissions we’ve received in the past to give you an idea of what others submit.

Some Helpful Questions

•  What are your favorite memories of them?

•  Do you have any inside jokes or funny stories?

•  What do they mean to you? 

•  What are your favorite things to do together?

•  What are some of their favorite hobbies?

•  Do they have any habits or anything they're known for?

•  How have they changed as they've grown up?

Song Examples

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“Sisters From The Start” by Declan Kennedy
Genre: Indie Pop

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“Favorite Girls” by JDP (Explicit Lyrics)
Genre: Hip Hop / Rap

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"Lucie" by Katie Stump
Genre: Indie Pop

 

Story Submission Examples

I want to give MY DAUGHTER & HER BEST FRIEND a song for THEIR BAT MITZVAH VIDEO that will make THEM LAUGH & HAPPY CRY.

Genre: Indie Pop
Mood: Happy, Comical
Vocalist: Male

Song Details:

Lily is an outgoing 13-year-old girl that is super silly and loves being the center of attention. She is a great swimmer and enjoys theater

Maddie loves skiing, dance and fashion

Inside joke: Lily's nickname from Maddie is Randy, she lives in Chicago and milks cows for a living. Maddie is Alfonzo, she's from Barcelona and likes to eat Lima beans

Both all about social media – keep streaks on live on snapchat and social media

Moms have same clothing taste so girls dressed the same since they were young

They have been like sisters from the start. they've known each other since they were babies. 

They allow each other to be their own person and always support each other with no judgement

They love to have sleepovers, birthday parties, playing dress up, zoo trips, concerts, theater, plays, 

Funny story: when they were young their parents couldn’t find them and they would be in mom’s closet trying on mom’s clothes and shoes


I want to give MY GRANDDAUGHTER a song for HER BAT MITZVAH that will make HER KNOW HOW PROUD I AM OF HER.

Genre: Singer-songwriter
Mood: Happy, Reflective
Vocalist: Female

Song Details:

Kelsey is our 13 year old granddaughter

She loves to sing, dance and has appeared in numerous musical theatre and recitals

At the age of six months, her Papa would dance in front of the mirror because It helped to stop the crying! They have always had a special bond and she has always referred to him at Papa.

Hey favorite artists are Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, and Maroon 5.

Me and my husband (her Papa) took her to a Maroon 5 concert last year and had a blast. Kelsey knew every word and sang and danced the night away.

Kelsey is very artistic; she can draw, paint and throw pottery. She would always paint us pictures when she would come over and spend the weekends at our house. I still have them in my office and one of my favorites on my fridge.

Now, as a teenager, Lucie is into manicures, pedicures and reflexology. She had her first spa facial at Lake Geneva this summer. Seeing her reclining and relaxed in her white spa robe was a jolt.  Lucie was really a teenager. She then started to tell me funny stories about the spa attendant, and as I laughed hysterically, I realized that she was both a child and a grown up and beautiful inside and out.

I am so proud of the little woman she is becoming and I can't wait to see what hte future hold for her.


Need additional help or have questions?

If you have some questions before getting started or need additional help, please send an email to help@songfinch.com and we'll get back to you asap.