Lincoln, NE, USA




January 24, 2018

I recently ran across a youtube video called inappropriate wedding songs.  The comedian was mostly riffing on offensive rock songs.  It’s highly unlikely that any bride and groom would request “Dude Looks Like a Lady” for their ceremony but there may be other pieces th...

December 26, 2017

I enter the quiet sanctuary.  The flames of the candles dance in the breeze as I walk through the doors. The morning sun through the stained glass windows makes patches of colored light on the floor.  A group of parishioners gather for prayers as I set up my harp and e...

December 14, 2017

I’ve also been putting together a Social Skills group for preschool aged children. There are still a few details to work out so keep an eye on my website for details and registration.

November 30, 2017

Are you a Christmas curmudgeon or do you love all things holiday?  Do you find the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, concerts, and service projects to be energizing or do the demands wear you down?  What are your favorite or least favorite Christmas tunes?  I will...

October 31, 2017

Aren’t most harps bigger?

Harps come in a variety of sizes from having just a few strings to 47.  The large orchestral harps (pedal harps) can weigh up to 95 lbs.  My primary harp has 36 strings or 5 octaves, enough to play most music.  It only weighs about 20 lbs....

October 4, 2017

So you have an event coming up and you want to include music.  Here are some reasons you should consider live music. 

  • Memorable—Your guests probably won’t remember what color the bridesmaids dresses were but they will remember that you had a real musician

  • ...

September 11, 2017

2003 Thormahlen Serenade made in Corvallis , Oregon.  The harp itself only weighs about 20 lbs. making it easy to load and unload from my van and to take to weddings a little off the beaten path!  This harp has a range of 5 octaves which is more than some portable keyb...

August 8, 2017

Choosing a special musical number can be a great way to make your wedding ceremony unique.  But before you request your musician to play “Stay” or cue up your CD player to “Shape of You”, here are a few points to consider.

Many churches consider weddings to be a special...

July 11, 2017

There is nothing more beautiful than Nebraska in the summer—the clear air, fresh breeze, and the gentle sounds of birds and crickets, except when it’s not.  Nebraska weather is famously unpredictable and those gentle breezes can turn into gale force winds quickly!  Out...

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