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Purdue Fort Wayne School of Music
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Community Orchestra Concert
We welcome noted educator and conductor Troy Webdell as our new conductor of the Purdue Fort Wayne Community Orchestra. Webdell currently serves as the conductor of the For...Show more

Join us this Sunday, Oct. 27 from 3-5pm for our amazing OPEN HOUSE at the Purdue Fort Wayne School of Music Sweetwater Music Center! You can meet our faculty and students plus see our facility in action! All are invited to this event in our home behind the main Sweetwater building with access from Kroemer Road.

Jazz Ensemble Concert
The university's premiere jazz ensemble will perform contemporary big band jazz charts with our new Jazz Ensemble director Terry Fisher, making his debut during the concert.
Terry Fisher, director
Friday, Oct. 18 7:30 p.m.
Auer Performance Hall

No Place Like Home
Choral Ensembles Concert
As L. Frank Baum taught us in his beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, there truly is no place like home. Join the University Singers, Chamber Singers, and C...Show more

Guest Artists Recital: Tom Curry, tuba; Mark Hetzler, trombone; Anthony Disanza, percussion
This concert of cutting-edge new music combines acoustic and electronic music in classical, rock, and experimental styles. Join us for music like you’ve never heard before.
Wednesday, Oct. 9 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall $

Current and future music teachers, join us on October 5 for this amazing workshop!

String players! Spend a great day at Purdue Fort Wayne with professional teachers and players who can help you maximize your music.

We kick off the 2019-20 concert season on Tuesday, September 3 at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by the faculty piano trio (Marcy Trentacosti, violin, Martyna Bleke, cello, and Hamilton Tescarollo, pian...Show more

We are pleased to announce that Terry Fisher is joining the Purdue Fort Wayne jazz faculty this fall. Terry will be directing the Jazz Ensemble and sharing his wealth of teaching experience with our students. Welcome Aboard!

GEARFEST at our PFW Sweetwater Music Center will be amazing on June 21 and 22! Come see songwriting, recording and marketing presentations from our faculty and students along with fantastic music professionals!

The following concert has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.
Emerging Artist Recital: Jason Simon, solo and collaborative piano
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Join our talented Piano Camp faculty, guest artists and students this week for an amazing lineup of concerts and events!

Jazz Ensemble Concert
Hard-hitting swing, funk, and rock are on the menu with the university’s premiere jazz group.
Farrell Vernon, director
Friday, April 19 7:30 p.m. $
Auer Performance Hall

Spring Choral Concert “Music about Music”
Come celebrate the gift of music with the University Singers, Chamber Singers and Choral Union in our concert of music about music.
Vaughn Roste, conductor
Saturday, April 13 7:30 p.m. $
Auer Performance Hall

Purdue Fort Wayne Bands Concert featuring Vivianne Belanger, flute, Joel Puckett, composer.
The concert will feature works by composer-in-residence Joel Puckett including his wonderful Shadow of Siriu...Show more

Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater/Mynett WindFest
This event offers high school and middle school bands the opportunity to experience a non-competitive performance and clinic by renowned instrumental cond...Show more

Guitar Ensemble Recital
Touching and bravura music by varied groupings of guitars directed by Laura Lydy.
Wednesday, April 10 7:30 p.m. $
Rhinehart Recital Hall

Percussion Day and Spring Percussion Ensemble Concert
This all-day event is open to all percussionists regardless of age. The day will feature clinics by Eric Schweikert, director of percussion at the...Show more

Opera Ensemble Performance
The School of Music opera ensemble students will perform Dido and Aeneas written by the English baroque composer Henry Purcell with a libretto by Nahum Tate. The opera recou...Show more

Our special Guest Artist Series from China continues next week on April 3 with pianist Liu Liu who teaches in Beijing and is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music.
Masterclass: Wednesday, April 3 at 3:00 p.m.
Concert: Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
both in the Rhinehart Recital Hall
Free admission for both events!

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