I am now accepting bookings for all kinds of events including weddings, cocktail hours, art shows, private parties and more. I have a performance repertoire spanning over 500 years of music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th-century eras. I also take requests and specialize in solo guitar arrangements of any rock/pop tune, making your music options virtually limitless! In May 2010, I received my Master of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the New England Conservatory, where I studied with world-renowned guitar Eliot Fisk for 2 years. I have performed at concert halls, weddings, receptions, bridal showers, private events, restaurants, libraries, schools, churches, funerals, and more. As a solo artist, clients have raved over the convenient aspects of having me perform at their function for a number of reasons, including:
Quality & Professionalism. These go hand-in-hand and are the most important, in my opinion. Here are just a few of the reviews I've received, the rest of which you can find on the Testimonials link located below:
"It was a pleasure to work with Jim as the musician for our wedding ceremony. He was quick to respond to any communication and was willing to work with us to make our ceremony exactly as we imagined! We received multiple compliments from our guests on the ease and beauty with which Jim played. Jim's music made our ceremony personal and intimate, and he provided everything at an affordable price! " - Jacqui S, Wedding Ceremony
"Jim did a marvelous job! All of our guests were musicians, so it was important that we have a performer that was proficient in his instrument and Jim was surely that!" - Mary S, Private Party
"Jim is a beautiful and extremely talented classical guitarist. He could not have made our son's rehearsal dinner any more wonderful. He added magic to our already magical evening. Thank you Jim for the lovely music and for being our special touch. You are 5 star all the way." - Cheryl R, Rehearsal Dinner
"Jim was absolutely wonderful. He plays so beautifully. The music was a superb background to the party. Jim was also very professional. He arrived early, set up efficiently (even though we asked him to perform both outside and inside) and was very professional and accommodating throughout the evening. We would recommend Jim highly and look forward to the next occasion we can have him play. A five star experience." - Elizabeth D, Birthday Party (Adults)
2.) Cost. You won't cut a big check to split among a string quartet or big band...just me!
3.) Portability. It's just me and my guitar (and usually some amplification), so I can easily move from the cocktail room to the dinner room, for example.
4.) Volume. You can be sure that the music volume will be loud enough to hear and enjoy, yet soft enough to have a comfortable conversation from 10 feet away.
Thank you for reading. I would love to be a part of your next event!
View my Electronic Press Kit here: Jim Perona EPK