Category Archives: Concerts and Recitals

Christmas Harp Concert | Advent Allegro Series

Another harp solo Christmas concert!  This was part of the Advent Allegro series at Faith Lutheran Church in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Coming back to this church was especially meaningful for me – it was where I had my very first harp … Continue reading

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Rock Island Harpist — Christmas Concert

My holiday harping season started off with a Christmas concert at the Rock Island Public Library, as part of their Tuneful Tuesdays concert series.  I love my first performance each year with my favorite carols! For this concert, I chose … 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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Harpist in Manhattan, Kansas

Not every college homecoming party has a harpist, but this one did!  Friends from Kansas State gathered around a campfire and were treated to harp music before a tour of the host’s home – the Manhattan landmark also known as … Continue reading

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Detroit Harpist {Library Christmas Concert}

The best news of my holiday season is that – so far – I haven’t had to move my harp in the snow!  I know it’s coming, but I’m thankful for every Christmas gig that doesn’t involve shoveling. I was … Continue reading

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Harpist in Springfield IL – Music for Seniors

I received a last-minute call to fill in as the presenter for an educational session at Concordia Village Senior Living, and was delighted to share the music of the harp with the residents there!  On Monday afternoon, I presented a … Continue reading

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Harp Music for Mother’s Day – Central IL Harpist

This was my second Mother’s Day since gaining the name “Mama,” and it was such a pleasure to spend it with the mothers and daughters at Centenary UMC in Jacksonville!  My own mother (who spent countless hours on the road … Continue reading

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Home Harp Concert in Springfield, Illinois

Home concerts are a special treat, and this one was to celebrate the birthday of a lifelong local supporter of music and the arts.  It was arranged by the guest of honor’s daughter who lives in New York, and I spend … Continue reading

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Harpist in Nigeria – World Premiere of the New Horizons African Ballet

My final performance in Lagos before heading back to the US was with the Musical Society of Nigeria, in the world premiere of the New Horizons African Ballet.  It was an honor working with the fabulous Tunde Jegede and all … Continue reading

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Lagos Harpist ~ Workshop for MUSON Students

Along with playing for the world premiere of the New Horizons African Ballet, I was asked to present a workshop on the harp to the students of the Musical Society of Nigeria. I played a few harp solos for them, … Continue reading

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