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Harpist in Northern Illinois – Music for a Grand Opening

Morrison Community Hospital celebrated an expansion project with a grand opening for the community.  It was a rainy day, but over 1,000 people toured the updated facility!  In addition to seeing the changes to the hospital, guests were treated to … Continue reading

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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