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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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Jacksonville Illinois Harpist ~ Wedding Ceremony at Annie Merner Chapel

Jen and Tim were married last Saturday in a lovely ceremony held at Annie Merner Chapel on the campus of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Tim’s mom, coming all the way from Colorado, had booked me for the wedding last … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Wedding Planning ~ Bridal Expo in Jacksonville

I had wedding shows two weekends in a row, and the second was at Hamilton’s 110 North East in downtown Jacksonville, Illinois.  Sponsored by Jacksonville Main Street, this event features wedding vendors, drawings, and a prom & wedding fashion show … Continue reading

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Wedding at Hamilton’s 110 Northeast ~ Harpist in Central Illinois

Abby and Jared tied the knot on September 1st at Hamilton’s 110 Northeast in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Hamilton’s had set up the South Ballroom to serve perfectly for both the ceremony and the reception.  The couple definitely made it convenient for … Continue reading

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