Meet the Board- Kathryn Lemish

Board President Kathryn Lemish is the Assistant Vice President for Lincoln Financial Group. She first got involved as a volunteer for FWCC when her oldest daughter Nora joined the Apprentice Choir when she was 8. Why is FWCC important to our community? The FWCC does...

Meet the Board- Emily Hull

Emily Hull was a member of FWCC from 1996-2006. Now, she’s a music teacher and a member of our board. Why is FWCC important to our community? It is important to our community because it provides a cultural experience for our youth and provides children the...

Meet the Board- Ian D. Broad-White

Board member Ian D. Broad-White is the Director of Support Services at Park Center in Fort Wayne. Park Center is a comprehensive behavioral health provider offering services in Allen, Adams, and Wells counties. Its goal is to provide quality care and support to...

Meet the Board- Skip Balkenbusch

This week’s featured board member is Skip Balkenbusch. Skip joined our board in 2016. His son Cory was a member of FWCC for over 10 years. Skip grew up in Fort Wayne and attended Northside High School and IPFW. He was a member of the All City Choir, an organization...

Meet the Board- Mitch McKinney

This week’s featured board member is Mitchell J. McKinney, Captain and Director of Community Relations for the Fort Wayne Police Department. His son Jackson joined the choir 8 years ago and Mitch started to volunteer, eventually joining the board and chairing...

2019-2020 Auditions

The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) is holding Auditions on July 10, 2019 for the 2019-2020 season. Youth in grades 3-12 should schedule an audition by calling the FWCC office at (260) 481-0481. Auditions are free and open to any singer interested in pursuing their...

2018 Angels Sing Performances

The months of November and December find all of the performance ensembles singing at various venues. Starting with the Harvest Concert, the singers will perform on their own or in collaboration with another arts organization. The FWCC places all of the events under...

Preparatory Program- registration open

The Preparatory Program is designed for younger students, 6-7 years old, with little to no choral experience. Directed by a master music educator, children learn the basics of being in a choir without the pressure of performance. Singers learn rehearsal etiquette and...

Harvest Concert- November 3

The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) will host its annual Harvest Concert on Saturday, November 3 at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay Street, Fort Wayne. This is the first formal concert of the 2018-19 season. The 2:30 PM performance will feature Apprentice Choir,...

Music Educator’s Workshop- October 16

Each fall, we host the Music Educator’s Workshop for teachers from Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. This program brings dozens of educators together to learn a variety of music education methods from well-known clinicians. The workshop is held in the...