Category Archives: Private Parties

Central Illinois Harpist ~ Music for a Donor Recognition Dinner

As MacMurray College in Jacksonville celebrated Homecoming, they welcomed alumni from around the country to campus.  They recognized donors to the college with a banquet at McClelland Dining Hall. Guests started with cocktails and appetizers on the north half of … 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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Wisconsin Dells Harpist ~ 50th Anniversary Party

Mike and Carol celebrated their 50th anniversary a couple of months late, but the Labor Day holiday weekend allowed their children and grandchildren to travel home to Wisconsin Dells to join the celebration! The hosted friends and family at Trappers … Continue reading

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Harpist in Central Illinois ~ Anniversary Celebration Music

A beautiful evening at Panther Creek to celebrate the 40th work anniversary of one of the doctors! Many of the doctors and medical staff who attended the party treated my daughter when she was hospitalized multiple times last year (she’s … Continue reading

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Memphis Harpist ~ Bridal Shower at The Peabody

It was a special delight to play for this bridal shower – I was able to play some of my favorite Bollywood music, and have guests actually recognize it!  After spending a couple of years in India, I developed a … Continue reading

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Harpist in Louisville – Christmas Music on the Harp

During December, my normally wedding-centric calendar shifts to include more private and corporate parties.  This holiday open house was held by a couple at their home in the Cherokee Gardens neighborhood of Louisville, and was a wonderful way to see … Continue reading

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Harp Music for a 50th Anniversary Vow Renewal

I play for so many weddings, it is especially a pleasure to celebrate a long marriage!  The daughter of the couple hired me and hoped to keep it a surprise, but couldn’t keep the secret from her mother!  They were … Continue reading

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Muscatine Iowa Harpist ~ Music for a 75th Birthday Tea

Pat decided her 75th birthday would be celebrated in style!  She invited her friends to join her for tea at the Geneva Golf and Country Club in Muscatine, Iowa.  They enjoyed scones, petit fours, and tea as they were serenaded … Continue reading

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Effingham Harpist – Live Music for a Grand Opening Celebration

The La Quinta Hotel in Effingham, Illinois, celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, November 10th.  I provided harp music for the evening, playing through guest arrival, drinks & hors d’oeuvres, and the ribbon cutting (that got a special glissando!).  Community … Continue reading

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Lagos, Nigeria Harp Player ~ St. George’s Lodge

On St. George’s Day (April 23), I played for the Ladies’ Night Banquet for St. George’s Masonic Lodge in Lagos, Nigeria.  The event was held at the Lagoon Restaurant’s banquet hall. I played for the first hour of the evening … Continue reading

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