Plymouth Music Series Summer Arts Festival

July 8 – 17, 2016

All concerts are free and open to the public; freewill offerings will be accepted


Friday & Saturday, July 8 & 9 @ 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 10 @ 2:00 p.m.

WORKING the Musical

Experience the Plymouth Players as they present the 2012 edition of the award winning musical adaptation of Studs Terkel’s “Working: People talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do.” The production is directed by Heather Brackeen Moore and Ian Williams, choreographed by Hannah Moore, with musical direction by Robert Nance.


Monday, July 11 @ 7:00 p.m.

A Classic Hymn Sing with Janice Furtner

Hosted by the delightful and engaging Janice Furtner and accompanied Robert Nance, the audience is the star for this program.  Professional and amateur singers, hymn enthusiasts, and even in-the-shower vocalists, ALL are welcome to join in and sing some great hymns of faith, past and present!


Tuesday, July 12 @ 7:00 p.m.

Trumpet and Organ Duo with Andy Lott and Robert Nance

Come hear the festive sounds of Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s new principal trumpet player Andy Lott in recital with Robert Nance at the organ.


Wednesday, July 13 @ 7:00 p.m.

Vocal Arts Institute: A Recital

This recital features Fort Wayne’s own up-and-coming vocal artists. Twenty students were selected from over 100 applicants to participate in this summer’s Heartland Sings Vocal Arts Institute, and they will perform a variety of selections from art song to pop. Come prepared to be inspired by these exceptionally talented young vocal artists!


Thursday, July 14 @ 7:00 p.m.

Vocal Arts Institute: Choral Concert

Twenty Outstanding Student Vocal Artists and their professional mentors from Heartland Sings join together to perform a variety of choral masterpieces. This concert is the concluding performance of the 2016 Heartland Vocal Arts Institute.


Friday, July 15 @ 7:00 p.m.

Dynamic Song Duo: John Escosa & Kara Jaurigue

Singer/Guitarist John Escosa and Singer Kara Jaurigue perform a variety of classic pop songs in this performance. 


Saturday, July 16 @ 7:00 p.m.

Plymouth Rocks the Block: A Pre-Fireworks Concert

Featuring the Band "Endgame", Plymouth rocks the block in the parking lot behind the church in preparation for the Three Rivers Festival Fireworks.  Plymouth’s Congregational Life Board sponsors this concert. Bring your own lounge chair!


Sunday, July 17 @ 2:00 p.m.

Heartland Vocal Artists

This final concert of the Summer Arts Festival features the full-time vocal artists of Heartland Sings.  Singers Elaina Robbins, Jennifer Fijal, Mark Phillips, Jerome Síbulo and Ian Williams perform a wide variety of music from art song to pop.