Dawn Bishop - Harpist
Dawn Bishop began playing the harp as a young child under the instruction of her mother, harpist Jan Bishop. Since graduating from Wheaton College, Dawn has maintained a full-time career of freelancing for weddings, special occasions, and corporate events in the Chicago area. Formerly a harp instructor at Sherwood Conservatory, she continues to teach the Suzuki method at her private studio in Wheaton, IL. Since 1998, Dawn has been featured as a harpist for afternoon tea at Chicago's prestigious Drake Hotel, where she can be seen performing throughout the week.
Suzanne Ballam - Harpist
Suzanne Ballam has been playing the harp professionally in Chicago since 2001. Since completing her BM in harp performance from the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in 2005, Suzanne has devoted herself to performing full-time throughout the Chicago area and particularly enjoys providing an elegant musical atmosphere during special events such as weddings, receptions, dinners, and parties. In addition to performing regularly at the Drake Hotel high tea, she also maintains a large private studio of harp students.