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Harpist in Chicago ~ Wedding Ceremony at The Farmhouse

Like many of my 2020 couples, Amanda and Bill were married last year, then waited to have a full celebration with family and friends until 2021.  It was like a 1st anniversary party and wedding rolled into one, on the … Continue reading

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Chicago Wedding Music – Harp & Violin at Farmington Lake

Farmington Lake is a beautiful venue!  Hosting ceremonies, they have a space that overlooks the lake plus a nearby tent.  The non-uniform chairs and arched windows that define the seating space give it a rustic yet elegant vibe! Morgan and … Continue reading

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Chicago Arabic Wedding Music ~ Reception at The Penthouse Hyde Park

Laureen and Hady held their wedding reception at a new venue in Chicago – The Penthouse Hyde Park.  Located on the top floor of a former hotel, it boasts beautiful views of the city skyline and Lake Michigan.  My ebony … Continue reading

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Chicago Middle Eastern Wedding ~ Harp & Violin Arabic Music

Most people think of the harp as a classical instrument, but I love bringing it out of the concert hall, defying expectations, and performing all types of music!  For Rena and Ashraf’s wedding reception, they requested a harp and violin … Continue reading

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Remembrance Service Music | Chicago Harp Player

The holidays are not always joyful.  For those who have lost a loved one, especially recently, the season can bring sorrow and pain.  The Diocese of Joliet held a service for these families at the Resurrection Cemetery Chapel in Romeoville, … Continue reading

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Chicago Harpist | Wedding Reception Music

My second wedding on this October Saturday was for a large Polish wedding reception at Bobak’s Signature Events in Woodridge.  The aunt of the bride is the manager there, and hired me to play for her niece’s reception after hearing … Continue reading

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Wedding at Cantigny Park, Wheaton | Chicago Harpist

Ray and Emily were married in September at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois.  This beautiful garden in the West Suburbs of Chicago features several unique ceremony areas, as well as a reception hall.  They chose the iconic rose garden for … Continue reading

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Chicago Harpist {Odyssey Cruise Wedding}

Is there a better backdrop for a wedding ceremony than the Chicago skyline?  Hard to think of one!  And no better vantage point than at Navy Pier, on the Odyssey Lake Michigan yacht. Amelia and Cornell were married on the … Continue reading

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Chicago Wedding Harpist {Monte Bello Estate Ceremony}

A hot weekend, but the Benjamin and Faviola’s wedding continued outside!  We were all grateful for plentiful shade and an occasional breeze.  The ceremony took place on the grounds of the Monte Bello Estate (formerly known as the Narnia Estate) … Continue reading

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West Chicago Wedding Harpist ~ Ceremony at Hotel Baker

Hotel Baker is a beautiful venue, and the historic Rainbow Room is the perfect spot for a wedding ceremony!  Located right on the river in St. Charles, there are numerous opportunities for stunning photo backdrops. As guests arrived in the … Continue reading

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