Tag Archives: northern illinois

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

Posted in Wedding Receptions, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harp Music in DeKalb – Wedding at Kuipers Orchard

The rain moved the ceremony inside, but Amber and Scott still had a beautiful wedding!  When booking your venue, be sure there is a good back-up plan in place for inclement weather.  It’s perfect when it’s at the same location, … Continue reading

Posted in Indoor Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Receptions, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rockford Wedding Music ~ Anderson Japanese Gardens

Kayla and Cam had a microwedding at the Main Gate at Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford.  I’ve played for many weddings at the gardens, but this was a new site for me!  With a small guest list, you have more … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harpist in Rockford – Wedding at Kilbuck Creek

Originally planned for a venue in Libertyville, this wedding was relocated to Kilbuck Creek in Monroe Center, just south of Rockford, to allow for more outdoor space.  Sarah and Jim had a perfect September day for their garden ceremony! The … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Harpist in Rockford – Wedding at Kilbuck Creek

Rockford Wedding Music ~ Harp in Northern Illinois

Planning a wedding during a pandemic can mean rescheduling a year or more out, or it can mean putting together a wedding in one week – which is what this couple did!  Angie and Scott gathered with about 20 guests … Continue reading

Posted in Indoor Wedding Ceremonies, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Rockford Wedding Music ~ Harp in Northern Illinois

Rock Island Harpist — Christmas Concert

My holiday harping season started off with a Christmas concert at the Rock Island Public Library, as part of their Tuneful Tuesdays concert series.  I love my first performance each year with my favorite carols! For this concert, I chose … Continue reading

Posted in Concerts and Recitals, Holiday Parties | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Rock Island Harpist — Christmas Concert

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

Posted in Wedding Receptions, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Chicago Middle Eastern Wedding ~ Harp & Violin Arabic Music

Galena Wedding Music – Harpist at Eagle Ridge

Another beautiful Galena wedding!  I began and ended the month of June at this popular wedding destination in Northwest Illinois.  This time, I was at Eagle Ridge Resort, playing for Steve & Micki’s ceremony on their tented deck.  We had … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Galena Wedding Music – Harpist at Eagle Ridge

Galena Wedding Harpist {Chestnut Mountain Resort}

Lauren and Tony were married the first Saturday in June at the Chestnut Mountain Resort outside of Galena, Illinois.  It was almost exactly one year ago that I had last played for a wedding here!  The ceremony site is beautiful, … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Galena Wedding Harpist {Chestnut Mountain Resort}

New Year’s Eve Wedding Music ~ Northern Illinois Harpist

What better way to ring in the new year than at a wedding!  I’ve played for several New Year’s Eve weddings.  It doesn’t matter the day of the week, everyone is ready for a party! This year, I was at … Continue reading

Posted in Indoor Wedding Ceremonies, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on New Year’s Eve Wedding Music ~ Northern Illinois Harpist