300 East Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 422-4681

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WOWS Concert Series

Every Wednesday in the months of June and October, at 12:15 p.m., First Wayne Street and AIMA (Adventures in Musical Arts) showcase a 30-minute musical performance from a talented local performer or group of performers.

Please email Geoffrey North or call the church office at 260-422-4681 to add your name to our mailing list.

Concert schedules for June & October will be announced in the prior month. Please check our Events calendar for details.

We look forward to seeing you! 

October 2021 WOWS Concert Schedule
All concerts at 12:15 pm in the First Wayne Street sanctuary.
Live audience seating. Live-streamed

October 6: Jonathan Young, piano

PFW faculty Dr Jonathan Young will thrill with a program of virtuoso piano music by Rachmaninoff and Chopin.

October 13: Ashlee McCrory, mezzo soprano, Elaina Robbins, soprano, and Ian Williams, baritone

McCrory, Robbins and Williams, all performers and educators with Heartland Sings will delight with a program of favorite opera arias and songs. They will be accompanied by Dr. Geoffrey North.

October 20: Brianna England, soprano

New Purdue Fort Wayne voice faculty Brianna England will perform an eclectic program of operatic favorites, jazz standards, and more!

October 27: Andre Gaskins, cello

Fort Wayne Philharmonic principal cellist will perform the sumptuous 2nd cello sonata by Johannes Brahms.


First Wayne Street United Methodist Church is committed to offering the best in the musical arts – not just through WOWS concerts, but also in our regular Sunday worship services, held every Sunday at 10:00 AM. The church features a talented choir of amateurs and professional Choral Scholars that sings in worship each week as well as a praise team, adult handbell choir and a graduated music program for children and youth. Hymns are ecumenical and traditional and preaching is insightful. Upcoming services with a particular focus on music include a spectacular hymn festival in October and Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve. Join us!

First Wayne Street’s sanctuary is a wonderful acoustic space, and First Wayne Street has a long history of supporting and offering fine music. Our music program includes vocal and handbell choirs for preschoolers through adults, and often features soloists and instrumentals (including both members of our congregation and of the community).