Riverfront Activities
Elaina Robbins
Author
Elaina R.

Elaina Robbins is a classical singer, teacher, and writer from Ann Arbor, MI. She performs throughout the region, maintains a private voice studio, and serves as an associate faculty member at the Purdue School of Music in Fort Wayne, where she teaches applied voice and song literature. In addition to singing, Elaina is the founder of The Book Clinic, a small company that specializes in book writing and editing. Her clients include celebrities and high-profile business owners, and she has worked on bestselling and award-winning books. Elaina has a Master of Music from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California.

Coming to a Stage in Fort Wayne

Summer is such a fantastic time of year for music. There are festivals and tours galore, and many of the performances are out in the open air. I myself am currently ticking off the concerts I want to attend in Fort Wayne in the coming months. If you are too, be sure to consider some of the world-famous acts that will be gracing the city in the later part of the summer…

Read More

Insider's Guide to the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale

I first heard about the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Salein 2016. I had been in Fort Wayne for less than a year, and it just so happened that friends were visiting from out of town the weekend of the sale. I also had a performance with Heartland Sings scheduled for that Sunday (I’m a full-time vocal artist with the company)…

Read More

Broadway, Orchestra, Ballet, Oh My! An Arts Season Preview

It’s sometimes hard to get motivated to leave the house when the mercury drops, but the arts--theater, concerts, you name it--provide the perfect impetus to make a visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana. You get to dress up, enjoy a nice dinner and maybe a cocktail or two and then sit in a comfortable seat in a warm room while music, dancing, acting, or all three blow you away…

Read More

The Best Fall Concerts in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Many arts companies--orchestras, opera houses, theaters--work on the same schedules as grade schools, with the official “season” spanning from fall to spring. As a result, with fall now an undeniable presence, it’s officially Back to Concerts season in Fort Wayne, Indiana…

Read More

Taste of the Arts: Music, Dance, Crafts, and Eats

Taste of the Arts was founded in 2008 by Arts United in Fort Wayne and has since become an annual celebration of the arts (and delectable refreshments). Plus, it makes the perfect weekend to explore Fort Wayne, Indiana. I’ve performed at Taste of the Arts every year since I moved to Fort Wayne as a Principal Vocal Artist at Heartland Sings, so I’ve watched firsthand as hordes of art lovers from Fort Wayne and beyond take in the sounds, sights, smells, and yes--taste--of the arts in this city…

Read More