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Renaissance Orchestra

Philadelphia , PA

LOCATION

Philadelphia, PA 19103 US (map)

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610-370-3050

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ABOUT US

We are a ten piece band that provide a high energy dance party and our goal is to keep your dance floor packed all night long! We ALWAYS. play continuous music throughout the party, we... Read more
We are a ten piece band that provide a high energy dance party and our goal is to keep your dance floor packed all night long! We ALWAYS. play continuous music throughout the party, we will learn new songs and our emcee ensures a seamless flow.

Renaissance has had a stellar reputation of professionalism, service and exceptional talent for over thirteen years. The success of your party is of the utmost importance to us and we will go above and beyond to make sure it’s the celebration of a lifetime!

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INFO FOR BAND

Are you an agency or a band?
Band
How many musicians are in your band(s)?
7+
What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?
Big Band, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Motown, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Reggae, Rock, Swing, Top 40
What music services do you provide?
Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Learning New Songs, Liability Insurance, MC, Reception Music, Vocals, Willing to Travel
What items are available?
Microphones, Sound/PA System

REVIEWS

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Michael
Wedding:
10/29/2016
5.0/5.0
Renaissance Orchestra is the real deal! They put on an outstanding performance at Ballroom at the Ben in Philly. The compliments are still coming in from friends and family that had such a great time.

They learned our first dance, which is an extremely meaningful song featured in a musical my wife's late grandfather helped produce and there wasn't a dry eye in the house on her family's side when it was performed. It was so well done (details down to using a triangle!) and was sung beautifully.

The song selection was perfect, the energy was high, and it looked like they were having as much fun as us. I love funk and opted for an extra horn, which was definitely worth it, especially for the Jungle Boogie walk-in!

Lastly, I was so impressed with their response time throughout the planning process. No matter how late we e-mailed or called, they were quick to get us the answers we needed.

It was a perfect night.
Renaissance Orchestra is the real deal! They put on an outstanding performance at Ballroom at the Ben in Philly. The Read more...
Renaissance Orchestra is the real deal! They put on an outstanding performance at Ballroom at the Ben in Philly. The compliments are still coming in from friends and family that had such a great time.

They learned our first dance, which is an extremely meaningful song featured in a musical my wife's late grandfather helped produce and there wasn't a dry eye in the house on her family's side when it was performed. It was so well done (details down to using a triangle!) and was sung beautifully.

The song selection was perfect, the energy was high, and it looked like they were having as much fun as us. I love funk and opted for an extra horn, which was definitely worth it, especially for the Jungle Boogie walk-in!

Lastly, I was so impressed with their response time throughout the planning process. No matter how late we e-mailed or called, they were quick to get us the answers we needed.

It was a perfect night. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Renaissance was incredible! Everyone at our wedding was on the dance floor the entire time and constantly talked about how much fun they were having. They come highly recommended!
Renaissance was incredible! Everyone at our wedding was on the dance floor the entire time and constantly talked about how Read more...
Renaissance was incredible! Everyone at our wedding was on the dance floor the entire time and constantly talked about how much fun they were having. They come highly recommended! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
My mom booked Renaissance Orchestra for my sister's wedding a couple years ago. She first saw Renaissance perform at one of her neighbor's weddings. She talked about how the band had everyone on the dance floor the entire evening. At my sister's wedding, I saw firsthand how absolutely amazing the talent in this band is. Everyone at the wedding was on their feet partying for 4 hours straight. From my sister's college friends, to my parents and their friends, neighbors, grandparents, etc. My mom was also thrilled with the professionalism and responsiveness of the band manager Phaedra. When it came time for my wedding, it was not even a one-second decision to use Renaissance. Again, at my wedding, we had 300 guests and the dance floor was PACKED the entire time. We asked them for very specific songs (from Motown to modern) and they played them all. Whatever songs they did not know, they promised to learn. Phaedra was a pleasure to work with. I work in client services, so I appreciate responsiveness, professionalism, and decisiveness, and Phaedra exhibited all of those. I had tons of comments all night long from guests about how amazing the band was. Simply put, they do an amazing job.
My mom booked Renaissance Orchestra for my sister's wedding a couple years ago. She first saw Renaissance perform at one Read more...
My mom booked Renaissance Orchestra for my sister's wedding a couple years ago. She first saw Renaissance perform at one of her neighbor's weddings. She talked about how the band had everyone on the dance floor the entire evening. At my sister's wedding, I saw firsthand how absolutely amazing the talent in this band is. Everyone at the wedding was on their feet partying for 4 hours straight. From my sister's college friends, to my parents and their friends, neighbors, grandparents, etc. My mom was also thrilled with the professionalism and responsiveness of the band manager Phaedra. When it came time for my wedding, it was not even a one-second decision to use Renaissance. Again, at my wedding, we had 300 guests and the dance floor was PACKED the entire time. We asked them for very specific songs (from Motown to modern) and they played them all. Whatever songs they did not know, they promised to learn. Phaedra was a pleasure to work with. I work in client services, so I appreciate responsiveness, professionalism, and decisiveness, and Phaedra exhibited all of those. I had tons of comments all night long from guests about how amazing the band was. Simply put, they do an amazing job. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We booked Renaissance Orchestra without ever hearing them-- based upon a friend of a friend's recommendation. She said they were that good and now, after having them at our wedding-- they are TRULY spectacular. They made our wedding. Hand's down. Their energy, professionalism, and talent turned our reception into a dance party and such a memorable time. I cannot count how many instances people came up to us that night and even now, almost a month later to compliment us on "how amazing the band is." This was ranging from my grandma to my dad's co-workers to my high school cousins. They learned a few songs that we weren't sure were even possible and to hear them being played perfectly on our wedding night was such a thrill. We are so grateful to Phaedra and the entire Renaissance Orchestra team for giving us the wedding and night of our lives.
We booked Renaissance Orchestra without ever hearing them-- based upon a friend of a friend's recommendation. She said Read more...
We booked Renaissance Orchestra without ever hearing them-- based upon a friend of a friend's recommendation. She said they were that good and now, after having them at our wedding-- they are TRULY spectacular. They made our wedding. Hand's down. Their energy, professionalism, and talent turned our reception into a dance party and such a memorable time. I cannot count how many instances people came up to us that night and even now, almost a month later to compliment us on "how amazing the band is." This was ranging from my grandma to my dad's co-workers to my high school cousins. They learned a few songs that we weren't sure were even possible and to hear them being played perfectly on our wedding night was such a thrill. We are so grateful to Phaedra and the entire Renaissance Orchestra team for giving us the wedding and night of our lives. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We simply cannot thank Phaedra, Leon and the Renaissance Orchestra enough. They were amazing to work with starting on Day One... so responsive, flexible, professional, and so cool to work with. And then on the day of the wedding, they totally exceeded all of our expectations. Our advice to any couples considering Renaissance is to communicate your hopes/expectations with Phaedra... definitely provide her with a well thought-out, diverse song preference list... and then TRUST them. That's it. They are talented, have good energy, have diverse musical range, and Phaedra was a great emcee... she clearly knows when to step up at the wedding, and when to be more subdued. Friends and family continue to comment months later on how wonderful the band was, and we certainly agree. A great band can be the glue that helps brings the whole reception together. Seriously, put your trust in Phaedra and the band to provide the entertainment at your big day... they are a world class group.
We simply cannot thank Phaedra, Leon and the Renaissance Orchestra enough. They were amazing to work with starting on Day Read more...
We simply cannot thank Phaedra, Leon and the Renaissance Orchestra enough. They were amazing to work with starting on Day One... so responsive, flexible, professional, and so cool to work with. And then on the day of the wedding, they totally exceeded all of our expectations. Our advice to any couples considering Renaissance is to communicate your hopes/expectations with Phaedra... definitely provide her with a well thought-out, diverse song preference list... and then TRUST them. That's it. They are talented, have good energy, have diverse musical range, and Phaedra was a great emcee... she clearly knows when to step up at the wedding, and when to be more subdued. Friends and family continue to comment months later on how wonderful the band was, and we certainly agree. A great band can be the glue that helps brings the whole reception together. Seriously, put your trust in Phaedra and the band to provide the entertainment at your big day... they are a world class group. Read less
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Martha
Wedding:
5/29/2016
5.0/5.0
Renaissance Orchestra made our wedding the best day ever! The entire time we worked with them the service was incredible. When we sent them an initial email, they were extremely accommodating in providing opportunities to see them live. Phaedra was really responsive and easy to work with. When we got close to the wedding date they made everything so easy for us - they sent us everything we needed, met with us at a convenient location, and walked through the day so we knew exactly what to expect. And then on the wedding day they were PHENOMENAL - they had everyone on the dance floor all night, were so, so, so, so upbeat, and could play all different types of music perfectly. We requested an LCD Soundsystem song for our final song and they absolutely killed it. Everyone is still talking about how great our band was, months later! And from a service side, they were definitely one of the most responsive, flexible, and accommodating vendors we worked with.
Renaissance Orchestra made our wedding the best day ever! The entire time we worked with them the service was incredible. Read more...
Renaissance Orchestra made our wedding the best day ever! The entire time we worked with them the service was incredible. When we sent them an initial email, they were extremely accommodating in providing opportunities to see them live. Phaedra was really responsive and easy to work with. When we got close to the wedding date they made everything so easy for us - they sent us everything we needed, met with us at a convenient location, and walked through the day so we knew exactly what to expect. And then on the wedding day they were PHENOMENAL - they had everyone on the dance floor all night, were so, so, so, so upbeat, and could play all different types of music perfectly. We requested an LCD Soundsystem song for our final song and they absolutely killed it. Everyone is still talking about how great our band was, months later! And from a service side, they were definitely one of the most responsive, flexible, and accommodating vendors we worked with. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I'm so incredibly glad we booked this band for our wedding! They really knew how to get people dancing and keep the party going. We wanted a variety of music, from jazz to country to modern hits, and they excelled in all genres. Our guests kept saying how great the band was, and several of them mentioned that they wanted to book them for their own weddings. They really helped make our wedding unforgettable!!
I'm so incredibly glad we booked this band for our wedding! They really knew how to get people dancing and keep the party Read more...
I'm so incredibly glad we booked this band for our wedding! They really knew how to get people dancing and keep the party going. We wanted a variety of music, from jazz to country to modern hits, and they excelled in all genres. Our guests kept saying how great the band was, and several of them mentioned that they wanted to book them for their own weddings. They really helped make our wedding unforgettable!! Read less
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Tyler
Wedding:
1/2/2016
5.0/5.0
Headline: 90%+ of the photos from our reception will be of the dance floor. Guests and ourselves included did not sit down. The 10 piece brass band rocked it - for every generation in attendance.

The details: Phaedra, band manager, was extremely thoughtful throughout the process. She provided an extensive list of music options for us to pick out our favorites. We were told this would serve as a basis for the music, but the band would audible depending on how the guests were reacting (package also came with three songs we could have the band learn). It all worked out flawlessly. They provided dance floor hits one after the other. Guests asked us throughout the night who chose the music and band, with nothing but compliments.

Phaedra was very responsive throughout the process and also coordinated directly with our venue to make sure everything went according to plan. She's wonderful.

In conclusion, having a bind to fit the vibe of our wedding was crucial and we could not have been happier. We wouldn't be surprised if we see the Renaissance Orchestra at several of our friends' weddings in the future.
Headline: 90%+ of the photos from our reception will be of the dance floor. Guests and ourselves included did not sit Read more...
Headline: 90%+ of the photos from our reception will be of the dance floor. Guests and ourselves included did not sit down. The 10 piece brass band rocked it - for every generation in attendance.

The details: Phaedra, band manager, was extremely thoughtful throughout the process. She provided an extensive list of music options for us to pick out our favorites. We were told this would serve as a basis for the music, but the band would audible depending on how the guests were reacting (package also came with three songs we could have the band learn). It all worked out flawlessly. They provided dance floor hits one after the other. Guests asked us throughout the night who chose the music and band, with nothing but compliments.

Phaedra was very responsive throughout the process and also coordinated directly with our venue to make sure everything went according to plan. She's wonderful.

In conclusion, having a bind to fit the vibe of our wedding was crucial and we could not have been happier. We wouldn't be surprised if we see the Renaissance Orchestra at several of our friends' weddings in the future. Read less
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Henry
Wedding:
11/7/2015
5.0/5.0
To say Renaissance Orchestra made our wedding great would be a huge understatement! From the first contact to the wedding night they were absolutely fantastic! Phaedra (the band manager) was a joy to work with and did an extraordinary job of keeping in contact with us throughout the whole process. The band was terrific at feeling the vibe of the crowd and getting butts out of their seats and onto the dance floor! If you are looking for a wedding band I can honestly say you can stop your search with them!
To say Renaissance Orchestra made our wedding great would be a huge understatement! From the first contact to the wedding Read more...
To say Renaissance Orchestra made our wedding great would be a huge understatement! From the first contact to the wedding night they were absolutely fantastic! Phaedra (the band manager) was a joy to work with and did an extraordinary job of keeping in contact with us throughout the whole process. The band was terrific at feeling the vibe of the crowd and getting butts out of their seats and onto the dance floor! If you are looking for a wedding band I can honestly say you can stop your search with them! Read less
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Maggie
Wedding:
10/10/2015
5.0/5.0
Before our wedding I told band manager Phaedra that my dream for my wedding reception was to have a full dance floor the whole time. Renaissance made this dream come true! Our guests went crazy for this band!! They were extremely talented and did an expert job reading the crowd. I would recommend them to anyone who is looking for the best entertainment in the area!
Before our wedding I told band manager Phaedra that my dream for my wedding reception was to have a full dance floor the Read more...
Before our wedding I told band manager Phaedra that my dream for my wedding reception was to have a full dance floor the whole time. Renaissance made this dream come true! Our guests went crazy for this band!! They were extremely talented and did an expert job reading the crowd. I would recommend them to anyone who is looking for the best entertainment in the area! Read less
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