Chris Martin has been a house pianist at the Ritz Carlton and Four Season hotels in Chicago since 1989. In this capacity he has played piano for President George H. W. Bush, Chinese President Jiang Jemin, The Rolling Stones, Billy Joel, Tony Bennett, and Cardinal George. The list is as wide and varied as are the eminent guests who stay at these establishments. In addition to his work as a hotel pianist, he has played piano at corporate functions in every major venue in the city. In 2002 he was voted best ambient music in Chicago Magazine's Best of Chicago issue. Chris is available for your wedding reception, wedding ceremony, corporate event, party or any other event where high quality, professional and artistic music is desired. If a piano is not on premises, he has an excellent state of the art keyboard and small PA system that allows him to play to an intimate gathering of 20 or a midsize hall with 200 guests.
We provide professional bagpipe and drum performances for every occasion. From a single piper to a thirty piece ensemble, we can deliver. With a minimum of ten years performance experience, all of our musicians deliver quality music with the affable professionalism that adds just the right touch to any event. PiperShire: Chicago's connection to quality bagpipers.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More