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Chicago Harpist ~ Corporate Holiday Party at the Field Museum

Most companies have their holiday parties in December, but January is even better!  You can avoid the ever-present schedule conflicts and have your event when more people are able to attend and be more relaxed. This event was a mortgage … Continue reading

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Northern Illinois Harpist ~ Wedding Music in Ottawa

Mary and Jonah were married at the Ottawa Wedding Chapel on a beautiful Saturday in October.  This quaint church is available for ceremonies, and I was especially pleased with the wonderful acoustics!  I was set up in the loft on … Continue reading

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Rockford Wedding Harpist ~ Ceremony at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Tiffany and Martin didn’t have to worry too much about the rain on their wedding day ~ their ceremony was held under the pavilion at Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford!  With plenty of room for guest seating (and the harp!) … Continue reading

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Chicago Wedding Harpist {Brookfield Zoo Wedding & Cocktail Hour with Harp, Flute & Violin Trio}

Even the rain – a LOT of rain – couldn’t put a damper on Jamie & Jeff’s beautiful wedding at the Brookfield Zoo.  Originally planned for the Formal Pool, the afternoon thunderstorms moved their ceremony to the Peacock Pavilion.  It … Continue reading

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Chicago Wedding Harpist ~ Ceremony & Reception at Cantigny Park in Wheaton

Up until about two hours before the ceremony was supposed to begin, the weather forecast for Kris & Dan’s wedding in the western suburbs was terrible.  It rained all morning and much of the afternoon, but then unexpectedly cleared up … Continue reading

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Northern Illinois Harpist ~ Wedding Ceremony Music in LaSalle

For the first time in the many weddings that I played, I was assigned a “handler!”  His entire job was to make sure that the harp did not get wet during the ceremony.  When the day began for Chad and … Continue reading

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Chicago Harpist ~ Valentine’s Day Music at Shinto Naperville

The music of the harp is the perfect accompaniment for a romantic Valentine’s Day, no matter where you are!  This year, I played for the holiday at Shinto Japanese Steakhouse in Naperville, Illinois.  A more modern restaurant, it might not … Continue reading

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Rockford Wedding Music ~ Harpist for a Reception at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Maria and Lucas were married in January in Montana, but celebrated with friends and family back home in Rockford, Illinois, with a reception on the first day of February.  I provided harp music for the evening at Anderson Japanese Gardens. … Continue reading

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Chicago Wedding Music ~ Harpist for a Ceremony at the InterContinental

Anne and Cornel celebrated their December 21st wedding in style at the Hotel InterContinental in downtown Chicago.  Everyone was glad to be there after surviving the “apocalypse”! The ceremony took place in the Hall of Lions.  Guests gathered on the … Continue reading

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Chicago Wedding Harpist ~ Trio for a Ceremony at Morton Arboretum

Senta and Garry were married on Sunday, December 16th, in a ceremony absolutely filled with love and laughter!  They exchanged vows in the Arbor Room of the Thornhill Education Center at Lisle’s Morton Arboretum. Such a beautiful venue deserves amazing … Continue reading

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