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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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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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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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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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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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Funeral Music in Central Illinois

It was the greatest honor to play for the funeral of the 102-year-old Dr. Bone.  I grew up in the house next door to his, and Jacksonville lost a kind and generous soul with his passing.  He was much-loved, and … Continue reading

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Harp Music for Lent | Church Service in Jacksonville, IL

March 5th was the first Sunday of Lent, and I was invited to play for the service at the First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville, Illinois.  For the first time, my daughter (now nearly 2 years old) was able to accompany … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Harpist – Music for the Governor Duncan Holiday Gala

During the holidays, parties are held any night of the week!  This Tuesday evening event was a fundraiser for the Governor Duncan Mansion, and held at Hamilton’s 100 Northeast in Jacksonville, Illinois. As guests arrived and perused the silent and live … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Harpist ~ Grand Opening at Cedarhurst of Jacksonville

On Sunday, November 6th, Cedarhurst of Jacksonville welcomed the community to tour their new facility.  I played harp in the memory care wing of the assisted living center. When I play for public events such as this, I like to make … Continue reading

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Wedding Musician in Jacksonville ~ Ceremony at Rammelkamp Chapel

Chelsea and Keith met while they were students at Illinois College, so they returned there for their wedding ceremony.  Their guest list almost filled Rammelkamp Chapel! I was accompanying the bride’s cousin, who was singing a couple of songs for … Continue reading

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