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Ceremony Music in Wheaton, IL,
(630) 853-9182

About Us

Jim Perona is a versatile Wheaton, Illinois-based guitarist with an impressive and varied resume. Passionate, professional and reliable, this talented musician has made a full-time career of performing at weddings, corporate parties, restaurants and private events. From Bach to the Beatles, Jim can arrange virtually any song for your upcoming wedding event.

Born into a musical family, Jim Perona began taking guitar lessons at age 11. In 2008, he graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in classical guitar performance, studying under guitar expert Fareed Haque and receiving the 2009 Best World Guitarist award from Guitar Player Magazine. He received his classical guitar performance master’s degree in 2010 from the New England Conservatory. He has since performed at over 300 weddings, earning the "Couple's Choice Award" on WeddingWire every year since 2013.

Services Offered
Jim Perona provides solo instrumental guitar musical entertainment for weddings and other special events at an affordable rate. His repertoire spans over 500 years of music, including more recent pop hits. As a solo guitarist, his music is guaranteed to be portable and the right volume for your guests to enjoy. Event services offered include the following:

  • Ceremony and reception music
  • Prelude (pre-ceremony) music
  • Cocktail hour music
  • Instrumentals
  • Musical interludes
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Vocals
  • Sound/PA system for Ceremony.

Marissa Cook

5 out of 5
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  • Music is VERY important to me!! Having music at my wedding needed to be perfect! I didn't even consider hiring anyone else but Jim! I have seen him play and he is the best of the best. I didn't worry about anything when I hired him, I knew my wedding would be perfect! He is a DREAM to work with! He went above and beyond my expectations. I didn't worry for a second about his music, I knew it would be fantastic. He made my ceremony so incredibly special! Everyone still talks about how amazing he was! I couldn't imagine anyone else playing and being a part of our special day! Thank you Jim for making our day so special!!!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Ceremonymusic

    What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?

    $ 400.00

    What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

    $ 600.00

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

    Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Learn New Songs, Music During Breaks, Sample Music, Sound/PA System, Travel Expenses

    What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?

    Instrumental - Solo

    How many musicians are in your band(s)?

    1 - 3

    What instruments does your group play?


    What services do you provide?

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

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