Jim Perona

615 S Hazelton Ave, Wheaton, IL 60189 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Jim Perona

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.

Experience
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.
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Jim Perona playing on an event
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Wedding - Founder's Room
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153 Reviews for Jim Perona

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Tracy Robinson · Getting married on 07/07/2021

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    Jim Perona Amazing Guitarist!

    Jim Perona did an amazing job performing at our wedding and reception! Not only was his music absolutely beautiful and exactly what we wanted, but he was a pleasure to work with! His communication was great! He was very responsive and offered great advice. He has a vast selection of music to suit all tastes and was willing to learn new songs as well! We couldn’t have been happier and many of our guests commented how much they enjoyed the music as well! We would highly recommend Jim to anyone looking for a guitarist. He’s the best!

    Sent on 09/03/2020
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    Olivia Egan · Getting married on 05/06/2021

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    Jim Perona Wedding Guitarist-amazing!!!!!!!!!!

    I would recommend Jim to anyone and everyone! He is so talented and so easy to work with. He will customize songs for you and learn new ones that are requested! He is so passionate about music and his job and you can see that in the first few moments of meeting him! He makes everything easy and is very flexible. If you just want to communicate over the phone or email he will do that as well which was great for us because we were so busy! He will get back to you right away and genuinely loves working with people and providing such a great service for one of the most important days!

    Sent on 10/08/2019

Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner

Jim Perona FAQ

  • 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?
    Guitar
  • 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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