300 East Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 422-4681
firstwaynestreet@fwsumc.org

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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! 

June 2021 WOWS Concert Schedule
All concerts at 12:15 pm in the First Wayne Street sanctuary.
Live audience seating. Please wear a mask unless you are fully vaccinated.

June 2:  Kevin Piekarski Quintet

This group of Fort Wayne Philharmonic musicians will delight with an eclectic program of classical and popular music.

June 9:  Geoffrey North, organ

First Wayne Street Director of Music Geoffrey North will perform a selection of baroque favorites on the Beckerath pipe organ.

June 16:  Carter Vernon, saxophone

A recent graduate of Purdue Fort Wayne, Carter Vernon is an exciting performer.  He will play music by Camille Saint-Saëns and Pedro Iturralde and more. 

June 23:  Campbell MacDonald, clarinet

Fort Wayne Philharmonic principal clarinetist Campbell MacDonald will be joined by the Philharmonic’s pianist, Alex Klepach, in a program of music by Debussy, Schumann, and Cahuzac.

 

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).