A Sensational Band for Chicago Weddings...

Your wedding is one of the most significant events of your life. Music plays a crucial role. In fact, our clients tell us the band is the single most important factor in a successful wedding. Our band can make your wedding sensational - the kind of wedding you've always dreamed of and a celebration your guests will rave about long after it's over!

Dazzle Your Wedding Guests!

Recommended as one of the top Chicago wedding bands by Chicago Magazine, the Peter Hennes Orchestra will ignite your reception with an electrifying, interactive performance that rivals or surpasses the original recordings! With a song list ranging from current hits to Sinatra style swing, our young, hip group of consummate musicians and entertainers excels at playing music that keeps your guests of all ages on the dance floor. Take your wedding beyond the ordinary. Dazzle your guests with the Peter Hennes Orchestra!

We Make Planning Your Perfect Wedding Easy!

Don't worry, leave it to us! Our depth of experience, comprehensive wedding planning advice, and prompt, friendly customer service make planning your dream wedding fun and exciting! Need a special song for your bridal dance, help organizing toasts and introductions for your bridal party, or a pro to handle your announcements? We've got you covered! Already have a wedding planner? With our easy going, "can do" attitude, they'll love working with us! We'll do whatever it takes to make your wedding day perfect!

Options and Music Samples...

Experience The Excitement Of Our Full Band!

  • Eleven piece band
  • Nine or ten piece band options
  • Add a violin section or other instruments

The Peter Hennes Orchestra is an exciting, charismatic eleven piece Chicago wedding band consisting of four fabulous vocalists backed by the hottest horns and rhythm section in town! Depending on the date and time of your wedding, we can trim the size of the band to suit your needs, or, if you'd like to make an even bigger impression on your guests, we can augment the band with our violin section, a percussionist, additional singers, or horns. We provide stage lighting and a state of the art p.a. system with two sound technicians for the ultimate presentation. We also offer a continuous music option with no breaks for an additional charge. Whichever options you choose, our energetic, interactive performance style is sure to keep your guests of all ages on the dance floor! Take a moment to listen to our music and view our videos and discover why we're a fantastic choice for Chicago weddings!

Entertain Your Guests In Style...

  • Solo instruments
  • Duos
  • Small jazz groups
  • String quartet
  • Strolling violins

Add a touch of elegance to your rehearsal dinner with music from Peter Hennes Productions!

Set The Mood For The Wedding Ceremony Of Your Dreams...

  • Piano and flute
  • Piano and violin
  • Piano, flute and violin
  • String Quartet

We can provide many other options such as a vocalist, trumpet, additional violins, strings, or classical guitar, and we'll consult with you to select the music and instrumental ensemble that will provide the perfect atmosphere for the wedding ceremony of your dreams!

Create The Ideal Ambience For Your Cocktails...

  • Piano
  • Piano and sax or violins
  • Add jazz guitar, bass, or trumpet
  • String Quartet

Create an elegant, upbeat mood that's conducive to conversation with our cocktail music ensembles.

Dinner Music At The Perfect Volume...

  • Piano, bass, and drums trio
  • Add sax, guitar, or trumpet
  • Add our violin section
  • Full band option for dancing between courses

For the dinner portion of the evening, we offer either a small group for background music or our full band for dancing between courses. With the full band option, a few musicians remain on stage between dance sets to provide background music for your meal. Our dinner music is always at the perfect volume, creating the ideal atmosphere for dining and conversation.