Category Archives: Church Services

Christmas Eve Services with Harp Music

For the fourth Christmas Eve in a row, I was back to play pre-service music at College Park Christian Church in Normal, Illinois.  It’s always a delight to see familiar faces and be a part of their church and family … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Illinois Harp Music

The Jacksonville Area Conference of Churches puts together a Thanksgiving service each year, featuring a choir with members from area churches.  This year, it also included organ, violin, and harp music! I played two solo harp pieces, “Cantique de Jean … Continue reading

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Harp Music for Christmas Eve

It was such a pleasure to be back at College Park Christian Church.  This was the third year in a row that I have played harp preludes for their Christmas Eve services. Harp music sets a peaceful and reflective mood … Continue reading

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Church Music Harpist ~ Manchester UMC

The music of the harp is a wonderful complement to any worship service.  From classical music to traditional or contemporary hymns, a harpist can play for all aspects of the service. For this service at Manchester United Methodist Church, I … Continue reading

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Bloomington-Normal Harpist – Christmas Eve Harp Music

Back at College Park Christian Church for Christmas Eve!  I played there last year, and the music director contacted me again in January to be sure they got on my calendar again for this year.  Always good to plan far … Continue reading

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Harp Music for Lent | Church Service in Jacksonville, IL

March 5th was the first Sunday of Lent, and I was invited to play for the service at the First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville, Illinois.  For the first time, my daughter (now nearly 2 years old) was able to accompany … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Harpist ~ Music for Church Services in Bloomington-Normal

Nothing is more beautiful than harp music on Christmas Eve!  This year, I played prelude music for two services at College Park Christian Church in Normal, Illinois. The sanctuary was beautiful and peaceful, and the sound of harp music playing … Continue reading

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Southwest Michigan Harpist ~ Christmas Vespers Music

For 81 years, the Monday Musical Club of Southwest Michigan has been presenting a Christmas Vespers Service.  This was the first year that the event included harp music! Held at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in St. Joseph, … Continue reading

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Harpist in Mattoon ~ Christmas Eve Service Harp Music

On Christmas Eve, I was invited to play for the service at the First Christian Church in Mattoon, Illinois.  Once again, it was a clear and (relatively) pleasant evening.  I managed to make it through an entire Christmas season without having … Continue reading

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Terre Haute Harpist ~ Christmas Music at Riley Bible Church

The joy of Christmas always calls for special music ~ and having a harpist for a Sunday morning church service is always memorable and enjoyed by everyone!  The Sunday before Christmas, I was invited to provide the music for Riley … Continue reading

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