Standing Room Only Orchestra

Reception pricing

Prices start at $3,000


Prices start at $8,500

Category: Live Band or Ensemble

Type: Multi-piece live band

Genres: Classical

  • Country/Folk
  • Disco/Funk
  • Jazz
  • Motown/Soul
  • Pop/Top 40s
  • Rap/Hip Hop
  • Rock
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About Standing Room Only Orchestra

Kara Kesselring & Standing Room Only Orchestra

Band Leader/Keyboard/Vocals

This versatile group of superb musicians and seasoned vocalists is ready to entertain live at your wedding reception or special event. Standing Room Only Orchestra is available in a variety of sizes to suit your needs, and will keep your guests on the dance floor, having fun for hours! The band's talented and inspired musicians love to perform a wide variety of music including: Swing, 50’s and 60’s, Motown, Disco, 80’s, Top 40 hits and more - Any and every kind of music you can dance to! Choose amongst our ten-piece orchestra, nine-piece performance orchestra, or six to seven-piece band for non-stop dancing!

As a female business owner in a competitive industry, Kara Kesselring (Bandleader) has been dedicated to the musicianship and professionalism of SRO for over two decades and has performed at over 1500 successful weddings and events since 1999. She has witnessed what music works (and doesn't work) well! She is spectacular at guiding the client and actualizing their music vision, working in tandem with the vendors. Kara is "hands on" at every event to sing, play keys, emcee, and oversee the quality of the day with a smile. Kara's Broadway theater background and musicianship drives the night. SRO sounds and looks great!



  • Ceremony microphones and sound
  • Event planning
  • Learning new songs
  • Master of ceremonies
  • Music during breaks

Musical genres

  • Classical
  • Country/Folk
  • Disco/Funk
  • Jazz
  • Motown/Soul
  • Pop/Top 40s
  • Rap/Hip Hop
  • Rock

Event types

  • Cocktail hour
  • Couples luncheon
  • Elopement
  • Engagement party
  • Other
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Wedding ceremony
  • Wedding reception

Standing Room Only Orchestra packages




10 piece band package includes: Live solo cocktail music (if applicable) Live trio dinner music (if applicable) 3 hours of live 10 piece dance band (2 80 minute sets with 1 20 minute DJ break) Customized special dances (if applicable) Emcee Services 3 front singers Keyboard/Singer Guitar/Singer Bass/Singer Drums Tenor Sax Alto Sax Trumpet Sound engineer team

What’s included
  • Early load in/sound check
  • Wireless Mics for Speeches
  • Band stand/dance floor lighting
  • Dedicated sound engineers
  • Customized DJ playlist if applicable


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