Milwaukee Harpist 1
Musical training and harp education for this Milwaukee Harpist have included years studying with Betsy Dahl in Burlington VT, Nyle Hallman (formerly with the Don Ho Show) in Honolulu, HI, National Music Camp in Interlochen, MI, Danis Kelly (principle harpist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra) in Milwaukee, WI, and Alice Chalifoux of the Camden, Maine Summer Harp Colony. She holds degrees from Hope College in Holland, MI and Case Western University in Cleveland, OH.
This Milwaukee Harpist lived for over fifteen years in Romania, Austria and Japan. During her time abroad, the harp took a back burner to family and NGO work. However, while in Romania, she was able to contribute to recordings on three CDs, did live radio work and played for various public functions including one for the U.S. Ambassador to Romania.
Milwaukee Harpist clients
Since returning to the United States in 2003, this Milwaukee Harpist has a thriving free-lance harp business, playing for weddings, receptions, private parties, funerals, corporate and charitable functions. Some of her clients for private functions have been the Culvers Corporation, Walgreens Corporation, American Club, Milwaukee Athletic Club, Milwaukee Brewers Corporation, Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Elmbrook Church, Waukesha Symphony Orchestra and the American Cancer Society. She has been playing for High Tea at Milwaukee’s most elegant and historic hotel, the Pfister Hotel, since November 2005.
Milwaukee Harpist performances
In addition to solo harp engagements, this Milwaukee Harpist is active as a free-lance orchestra and ensemble harpist. Performances include those with Green Bay Symphony, Manitowoc Symphony, Shegoygan Symphony, Concord Chamber Orchestra, Dudley Birder Chorale, Milwaukee Master Singers, Lutheran Acapella Choir (Milwaukee), Voices in Harmony (Crystal Lake, IL), Cluj (Romania) Opera Chorus, Tokyo International Singers and Mannheim Steamroller.