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Birthday Party Music ~ Springfield Harpist

I play for lots of weddings – but that’s not all!  On a Sunday evening, a local children’s book author planned a special birthday celebration for his wife.  He hired a chef from a fine dining restaurant to cook them … Continue reading

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Springfield Wedding Harpist – Lincoln Park Bridge

Some of my couples book me two years in advance.  However, I’m always happy to work with last-minute requests, too!  Facing an uncertain health diagnosis, the bride and groom moved their wedding plans up, and put together their celebration in … Continue reading

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Springfield Wedding Music {Washington Park Gazebo}

I love weekday weddings!  They are casual, less rushed, and more intimate.  Perfect for the couple who doesn’t want all the “fuss” of a big wedding!  This couple was married on a Thursday afternoon at the Washington Park Gazebo in … Continue reading

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Orchestral Harpist with the Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra

My freelance performing schedule doesn’t permit me to participate in an orchestra regularly, but the slower season in February worked out for a night of playing harp parts for some well-known operatic love songs and symphonic pieces! I joined the … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Wedding Music ~ Harpist in Central Illinois

I love when couples choose wedding music that has special meaning to them!  Anne and Jason asked for me to play all of the music I knew from the Harry Potter movies for their cocktail hour at the Wyndham City … Continue reading

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Central Illinois Harpist – Wedding at Piper Glen

Although the wedding was originally planned to be outdoor at Piper Glen Golf Club, a week of heavy rain, with more thunderstorms forecast for Saturday, moved the ceremony inside the tent where the reception was held. The ground was so … Continue reading

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Springfield Wedding Music | Ceremony at Southwind Park

Ellen and Jordan were married in the treehouse at Southwind Park in Springfield.  Just a short walk (or trolley ride) from Erin’s Pavilion, it’s a convenient and sheltered option for couples hosting their receptions there.  The shade on a hot … Continue reading

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Harpist in Central Illinois ~ Anniversary Celebration Music

A beautiful evening at Panther Creek to celebrate the 40th work anniversary of one of the doctors! Many of the doctors and medical staff who attended the party treated my daughter when she was hospitalized multiple times last year (she’s … 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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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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