Claire Happel has been performing for events and weddings for over 15 years. As a harpist in Chicago, she has provided elegant music in premiere locations such as the Drake Hotel, Willis Tower, and the Chicago Club, and has been the harpist at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island for the last four summers. She has a wide repertoire, ranging from classical music to irish and folk tunes to jazz standard arrangements and popular music. She regularly partners with Chicago’s finest flutist and violists to create beautiful chamber music as a duo or trio. In orchestral performances, Claire has most recently played with the St. Louis Symphony and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and has played chamber and orchestral performances in Berlin, New York, Prague, Boston, and on a tour to France with the Philharmonia Orchestra of Prague.