"Your playing added such an elegant touch to our party. You chose a remarkable selection of music and played everything beautifully. It was wonderful background music and we had nothing but compliments from everyone who participated." ~ carlo gavazzi, inc., corporate party

"Every year you are the huge reason behind the continued interest in our Christmas Party. My guests absolutely love you." ~ kathy m., private party

"My family surprised me with your harp music, and I can't explain the difference your music made. You have such a beautiful presence and heartfelt talent. It is almost angelic" ~ maureen c., bridal shower

"My friends still tell me how much they enjoyed your lovely music and talent at my friend's birthday party. He was certainly pleased and it brings a smile to his face to recall that afternoon." ~ sharon, host of surprise birthday party

"Thanks so much for working with me during my holiday events. You add such class and beauty to the parties. It's always a joy to have you with me." ~ nancy secher, sanda events, event planner

"Thank you for providing the lovely harp and flute music for the Donor Recognition Luncheon.  Not only was the music beautiful; you both looked lovely too.  The staff enjoyed every note and were appreciative that you adjusted perfectly to the guests' needs." - geneva foundation of presbyterian homes

"I only had time to listen for a short while, but somthing struck me right away. You are not just moving some strings with your fingers; it seems you let your emotions come through your music. Just to look at you, you are so graceful, and there seems to be a peace and love that fills the room whe you play. I would say even the people walking by in a rush are sensing this too, putting them in a happy frame." ~ anonoymous guest, drake hotel

"I would like to extend our thanks for your wonderful performance during our Holiday Party. We were given numerous compliments regarding the selection and quality of music you performed." ~ heidrick & struggles, inc. corporate holiday party

"You and your music are truly beautiful. A real 'class act.' I am certain all of our customers as well as our entire staff, including the owner, enjoyed your playing." ~ jacqueline dresses, fashion show

"Of all the instrumentalist I know, I believe your sweet spirit is most evident as you play your harp. All the warmth of your personality simply radiates as you share your musical gifts." ~ first baptist church, geneva

"A patient stopped me to rave about the harp music yesterday. She said that she felt so fortunate to be able to hear it. Also, when I visited a patient, he also was very appreciative...He mentioned being in pain, and then how the pain went away and his spirits were lifted. I am amazed at how the harp music touched everyone." ~ marionjoy rehabilitation hospital

"I can't tell you how many people (men included) complimented our choice to have a harpist instead of our usual loud, blaring music which causes people to shout, leave with headaches, not be able to focus on the auction, etc....Again, thank you for a relaxing and classy addition to our Spring Fling." ~ longfellow pta school fundraiser

"Thank you so much for performing at our company’s holiday party. We enjoyed your music enormously and heard wonderful comments from our guests and the Ruth Lake Staff." ~ staff at federal signal, coporate holiday party

"Everyone raved about you. You are as sweet, pretty and nice as your music." ~ palos-orland chapert of the infant welfare society, fundraiser

"Your harp music was so beautiful and many people complimented you. It was a perfect accompaniment. Thank you for helping to make our party a success." ~ judy j., anniversary party