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Harp & String Quartet for New Year’s Eve Wedding

A wedding on New Year’s Eve calls for doing things big! Mikaela and Caleb brought together their friends and family for an epic celebration at Hamilton’s 110 Northeast in Jacksonville. Their ceremony took place in the Fireside Room, with the … Continue reading

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Advent Harp Concert

The First Presbyterian Church in downtown Springfield (Abraham Lincoln’s Church) hosts a series of Advent concerts each year leading up to Christmas. The lunchtime concerts are free and open to all, and feature local and regional musicians of various genres … Continue reading

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Bloomington Harpist ~ Wedding Ceremony at Evelyn Chapel

Jennifer and Kevin involved many of their family members in their wedding, but knew the responsibility for the majority of the wedding music was better left to a professional so their guests could more fully enjoy the ceremony without that … Continue reading

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Wedding at Funks Grove | Central Illinois Harpist

I have played for several weddings at Funks Grove, many of which have taken place outdoors in the Chapel of the Templed Trees. A rainy Friday the 13th moved this ceremony indoors, and the historic chapel on the grounds was … Continue reading

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Harpist in St. Louis – Wedding Ceremony & Reception Music

Autumn and Nathan gathered with friends and family to celebrate their wedding at Schwarz Barn in rural Highland, Illinois. This venue is an easy drive from St. Louis, and features a rustic barn and a lakeside ceremony setting. With rain … Continue reading

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Music Under the Dome Concert Series

For the third time, I was welcomed back to perform at the Jacksonville Public Library’s “Music Under the Dome” concert series – to another packed house! The solo harp concert included Romantic and Contemporary era harp selections, folk songs from … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Wedding Musician

Weddings around the December holidays are always a little extra magical! Everyone is in a festive mood, and venues are already decorated with Christmas trees, lights, and other special touches. Ashley and Alec had both their ceremony and reception at … Continue reading

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Harpist for Thanksgiving Service

As a gift to their church community, a couple hired me to play for the Thanksgiving morning service at Trinity Lutheran Church in downtown Springfield. With a November wedding, Thanksgiving often falls on their anniversary, and this is one way … Continue reading

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St. Louis Wedding Harpist

The aunt of the groom decided to give this couple a fantastic wedding gift – harp music for their ceremony! She contacted and booked me, and then the bride and groom were able to select the music themselves. What a … Continue reading

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Peoria Wedding Music ~ Hotel Pere Marquette

Alisha and Jacob had a glamorous wedding at the historic Hotel Pere Marquette in Peoria. The ceremony took place in the grand ballroom, where guests were surrounded by white and gold decor and candlelight. They had a DJ and singer … Continue reading

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