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Southwest Michigan Wedding Music – Fernwood Botanical Garden Harpist

Whether you have to have your wedding inside due to rain (which almost happened) or the weather breaks and you are able to have a beautiful garden wedding, the harp is a perfect fit for weddings at Fernwood Botanical Gardens! … Continue reading

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Southwest Michigan Wedding Music ~ Chapel at the Morris Estate

Every year, I play the harp for several weddings at the Morris Chapel.  It has gone through a few name changes (Morris Farms, Centre Meeting House), and now it is the Chapel at Morris Estates.  The new owners have great … Continue reading

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Southwest Michigan Wedding Music | Fernwood Botanic Gardens Harpist

It was a busy Friday afternoon at the Fernwood Botanic Garden.  When I arrived to set up, there was a wedding rehearsal concluding, and two more scheduled for later that evening!  Fortunately, we were all blessed with perfect weather. While … Continue reading

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Southwest Michigan Wedding Music – Centre Meeting House Wedding Harpist

Over the course of our time playing harp professionally in Southwest Michigan, I have had the chance to play at the Centre Meeting House (formerly Morris Farms) several times.  My most recent wedding there was on May 14th and I … Continue reading

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Southwest Michigan Wedding Harpist ~ St. Mary’s Catholic, Niles, MI

Out of all my December weddings this year, this was the only one that wanted Christmas music!  I had been working with the mother of the bride primarily, and her goal was to incorporate her family’s Irish heritage into a traditional … Continue reading

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Michigan Wedding Harpist: Kalamazoo & Niles

On the last Saturday in June, I had two wedding ceremonies for which I played the harp.  The first was an outdoor wedding in Kalamazoo, Michigan at the Kalamazoo Nature Center. For the prelude, the bride requested the traditional Welsh folk songs … Continue reading

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July 2009 in Review

July 3rd, 2009 Deep River County Park, Hobart, Indiana Music Selections: Hymne by Vangelis for seating of families Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Bach for the bridal party processional Canon in D by Pachelbel for the bride’s processional Trumpet … Continue reading

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Lucky 7’s ~ Weddings on 7-7-07

7-7-07 Everyone in the wedding industry knew what a big day this one would be. It was no exception for me – my busiest wedding day ever! It actually started the night before with a Friday evening wedding in Fort … Continue reading

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Another Snowy Wedding in Southwest Michigan

After last night’s weather, I got a little worried about even making it to today’s wedding! They had closed down part of the road I needed to get to the church because of snow and high winds, but fortunately it … Continue reading

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