Author Archives: Devon

Harpist in Champaign-Urbana ~ Wedding Ceremony & Cocktail Hour

Evin and Sterling were married at the bride’s family home, just outside of Champaign.  They were blessed with an absolutely perfect June day for their outdoor wedding! The prelude included “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen, a favorite of the groom.  As … Continue reading

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Galena Wedding Harpist {Chestnut Mountain Resort}

Lauren and Tony were married the first Saturday in June at the Chestnut Mountain Resort outside of Galena, Illinois.  It was almost exactly one year ago that I had last played for a wedding here!  The ceremony site is beautiful, … Continue reading

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London Harpist ~ Wedding at Elm Hurst Inn, Ingersoll

There’s always something exciting about taking a new harp out for its inaugural performance, and my Venus Encore made its debut at the beautiful Elm Hurst Inn.  Located in Ingersoll, just a short drive from London, this hotel features a … Continue reading

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Harp and Violin Wedding Duet in Northern Indiana

Although most of my weddings choose solo harp, there are a handful each year that opt for a larger ensemble.  The harp and violin duet is certainly the most popular, and for good reason!  With the harp taking the harmony, … Continue reading

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Indianapolis Harpist {Wedding at Finley Creek}

This was scheduled to be my first outdoor wedding of the year, held at Finley Creek Vineyards in Zionsville.  Unfortunately, the weather had other plans!  As the harp is made of wood, it cannot get wet. Even though the couple … Continue reading

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Harpist in Grand Rapids – Dinner Musician

I played for a charity dinner in Wyoming, Michigan, at the Gordon Food Service Headquarters.  In between presentations, guests dined with harp music in the background! Most of the songs requests were for familiar hymns – “Amazing Grace,” “Be Thou … Continue reading

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West Tennessee Harpist ~ Music for a 50th Anniversary Party

A 50th wedding anniversary is definitely something to celebrate!  I play for so many weddings, it’s especially a pleasure to be invited to provide the music for a couple who is celebrating a half-century of marriage.  Harp music is always … Continue reading

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Harpist in Southwest Michigan {Journeyman Distillery Wedding}

Andrea and Charlie celebrated their marriage with an intimate wedding ceremony in the Still Room at Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks, Michigan.  Southwest Michigan is full of lovely venues, and the exposed brickwork, large windows, cafe lighting, and oak barrels … Continue reading

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Memphis Harpist – Luxury Wedding Music at The Cadre Building

Shawndra and Conlee had a beautiful, luxurious wedding at The Cadre Building in downtown Memphis, Tennessee.  The historic building was filled with white flowers and gold accents, and the ceremony took place on the raised stage.  The harp was situated … Continue reading

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Orchestral Harpist with the Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra

My freelance performing schedule doesn’t permit me to participate in an orchestra regularly, but the slower season in February worked out for a night of playing harp parts for some well-known operatic love songs and symphonic pieces! I joined the … Continue reading

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