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Christmas Party at Allerton Mansion

I always love the first holiday party of the year.  With a summer and autumn full of weddings, it’s exciting to get my fingers back on the traditional carols.  There’s nothing like these familiar songs to get me counting the … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Wedding Music ~ Ceremony at Hamilton’s 110 North East

Andrea and Phillip were married on Black Friday at Hamilton’s 110 Northeast.  A much better way to spend the day than with the crowds out shopping!  Their ceremony was in the Fireside Room, followed by the reception in the South … Continue reading

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Champaign-Urbana Wedding Music ~ Pear Tree Estate

Pear Tree Estate is a beautiful venue just outside of Champaign, Illinois.  With large windows, you can be in the comfort of the indoors, but still see the glow of the fall colors everywhere you look! Small world – the … Continue reading

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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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Wedding at Pere Marquette ~ St. Louis Harp, Violin, & Cello Trio

This was supposed to be my final outdoor wedding of 2018, but temperatures in the low 50s moved the ceremony indoors.  Much cozier by the fireplace at Pere Marquette!  Close to St. Louis, it still feels a world away, and … Continue reading

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St. Louis Harpist ~ Wedding on a Farm

Weddings at home are always so personal, but certainly have their logistical challenges!  Fortunately, the groom’s family farm provided both a lovely ceremony site, a place for the reception tent, and plenty of parking for guests!  They made a wise … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Harpist – Wedding at Piper Glen

Although the wedding was originally planned to be outdoor at Piper Glen Golf Club, a week of heavy rain, with more thunderstorms forecast for Saturday, moved the ceremony inside the tent where the reception was held. The ground was so … 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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Springfield Wedding Music | Ceremony at Southwind Park

Ellen and Jordan were married in the treehouse at Southwind Park in Springfield.  Just a short walk (or trolley ride) from Erin’s Pavilion, it’s a convenient and sheltered option for couples hosting their receptions there.  The shade on a hot … 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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