Fort Wayne Philharmonic Press Kit

September 20, 2019
Kid-Friendly Halloween Spooktacular Concert Features Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, Fort Wayne Ballet and Fan Favorites

The STAR Family Series Halloween Spooktacular concert has been a staple for northeast Indiana families wanting to experience educational, kid-friendly performances that offer a variety of fun and entertainment.

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September 10, 2019
Popular FREE Ride Service to Masterworks Series Concerts Continues: Location Change of Northside Pickup

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic today announced the continuation of its popular FREE ride service to all Masterworks Series concerts for patrons age 70 or older, and for those with qualifying medical conditions. 

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September 10, 2019
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Opens 2019-2020 Season with Tchaikovsky Spectacular featuring Pianist Nikolai Demidenko and Youth Symphony Orchestra Side-by-Side Performance

The Fort Wayne Philharmonicwill be devoting the opening of its 2019-2020 season to the music of Russia’s greatest composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

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September 9, 2019
AWS Foundation Awards Grant to Fort Wayne Philharmonic for Sensory-Friendly Concert Pilot

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is pleased to announce that AWS Foundation has awarded $25,000 to the orchestra for its first ever sensory-friendly concert being held on April 19that the Purdue University Fort Wayne Rhinehart Music Center, in the Auer Music Hall.

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July 9, 2019
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Names Brittany Hall as Assistant Managing Director

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic announced today that it has named Brittany Hall as assistant managing director. Hall comes to the Fort Wayne Philharmonic from the Binghamton Philharmonic in Binghamton, New York, where she has served as its executive director.

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May 3, 2019
Violins of Hope Come to Fort Wayne, Indiana “Defiance, Resilience, Legacy”

The Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne and Fort Wayne Philharmonic will lead over twenty-five organizations from across the community in bringing the historic Violins of Hope to Northeast Indiana this fall.

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April 8, 2019
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Board Of Directors Announces PHILharmonious: Play It Forward At The Clyde Theatre

The Board of Directors of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic announces that its annual gala fundraiser and auction, PHILharmonious:  Play It Forward, will return once again to The Clyde Theatre on Friday, June 7, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.

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March 1, 2019
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Performs Beethoven’s 9th

Music Director Andrew Constantine and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic will be joined on the historic Embassy Theatre stage by vocal soloists, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus, Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, and the Ball State University Choirs to present a concert entitled, Beethoven’s 9th: An Ode to Joy.

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March 1, 2019
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Announce Auditions, New York City Tour and Carnegie Hall Performance

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestras Director Troy Webdell today announced auditions for its 2019 - 2020 Season which will include a New York City tour and a performance at Carnegie Hall.

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January 31, 2019
FORT WAYNE PHILHARMONIC ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASON

Music Director Andrew Constantine and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic today announced the orchestra’s 2019-2020 Season, which includes Masterworks, Pops, Chamber, Freimann and Family series along with other special events.

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September 17, 2018
FAMED OPERA SINGER TO DISCUSS MUSIC AND THE MIND

Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic are pleased to present Music and the Mind, featuring the world-renowned star of opera and Broadway, Renée Fleming, on Sunday, October 7 at 12 noon, Arts United Center.

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May 23, 2018
THE PHILHARMONIC ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF TROY WEBDELL AS DIRECTOR OF YOUTH ORCHESTRAS PROGRAM
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic announced noted educator and conductor Troy Webdell has been named as the Director of its Youth Orchestras program. This appointment marks the end of a yearlong search for the revitalized program.

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April 19, 2018
THE PHILHARMONIC ANNOUNCES CONTRACT EXTENSION AND NEW TITLE FOR ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR CALEB YOUNG
Andrew Constantine, Music Director of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and James W. Palermo, Managing Director, announced an extension of Assistant Conductor Caleb Young’s contract and new title as Associate Conductor, beginning in September 2018. 

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