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Central IL Harpist ~ Music for an Art Opening

Each month, the Strawn Art Gallery in Jacksonville celebrates the start of a new exhibit with an opening reception and gallery talk by the featured artist.  They also have live music as guests mingle and view the collection. January’s exhibit … 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 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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Central IL Funeral Musician – Decatur Harpist

Although the majority of my work is for weddings, I also provide harp music to soothe the grieving at funerals and memorial services.  The music of the harp is so peaceful and reflective that it lends itself perfectly to these … Continue reading

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Central IL Wedding Music ~ Harpist at The Rail, Springfield

Lindsay and Brandon were married at The Rail in Sherman, Illinois.  They had a beautiful fall day for their ceremony on the golf course, with their reception following in the on-site tent. As guests arrived, I played popular songs, including … Continue reading

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Decatur Harpist ~ Central Illinois Wedding Music

Megan and Brandon were married on Labor Day weekend at Central Christian Church in Decatur, Illinois.  This is a stunning, historic church, and was a beautiful setting for their ceremony. As guests arrived, I played a variety of classical music. … Continue reading

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Learn to Play the Harp!

Have you always wanted to play the harp?  Have a child who shows an interest?  Just want to try something new and different? This fall, I will be teaching a beginners group harp class at The Music Factory in Springfield, … 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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Wedding at Pere Marquette Lodge | St. Louis Harpist

Another beautiful outdoor wedding!  This time at Pere Marquette State Park, on the grounds directly across from the Lodge.  Very convenient for guests having one venue for the ceremony, reception, and lodging, and all right on the Illinois River.  Just an … Continue reading

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Wedding Ceremony Music – Harpist in Central Illinois

What a special day to be able to play for the wedding ceremony of a couple I’ve known for years and see every Sunday at church!  Doug and Dianne were married at Wesley Chapel United Methodist in Jacksonville on the … Continue reading

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