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Auer Performance Hall at Purdue University Fort Wayne

  • Address: 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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Auer Performance Hall in the Rhinehart Music Center Stage Dimensions: With dimensions of 51' wide by 39' deep
Capacity: 1500 guests in three sections.
Seating:
Floor section seats: 391
Mezzanine section seats: 598
Balcony seats: 513
There is wheelchair accessible seating on the floor and mezzanine sections.

  • 2019-02-17 19:30:00 2019-02-17 21:00:00 Woodwind Day Concert featuring Jazz Clarinetist Frank Glover <p>This evening Concert features Glover, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Faculty Jazz Combo and Woodwind Day Participants</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-02-23 19:30:00 2019-02-23 21:30:00 Barber and Vaughan Williams <p>Andrew Constantine, conductor<br /><br /><br />Robert deMaine performs Barber's Cello Concerto, a work of musical fireworks and aching lyricism. The concert concludes with Vaughan Williams' most popular symphony, a pastoral romance that sings with emotional strength and spirituality.<br /><br /><br />-<br /><br />Musically Speaking<br />This free pre-concert talk, sponsored by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends, is designed to provide audience members insight into the evening's concert program and featured guest artists. For Masterworks concerts at the Embassy, it is located in the Gallery of the Grand Wayne Center. For Masterworks concerts at Auer Performance Hall, it is located in Instrumental Rehearsal Room 120. Musically Speaking starts at 6:30 pm (one hour before every Masterworks concert).</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-02-24 14:00:00 2019-02-24 15:00:00 Carnival of the Animals <p>Saint-Saens - Carnival of the Animals<br />Poulenc - L'histoire de Babar (The story of Babar, the little elephant)<br /><br /><br />This musical menagerie of creatures of all shapes and sizes teaches young audiences about the instruments of the orchestra. Tortoises, hens, elephants, and even kangaroos parade through two colorful and educational pieces for music lovers of all ages.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-02-28 19:30:00 2019-02-28 21:00:00 Bands Concert featuring Václav Blahunek, guest conductor; Chance Trottman-Huiet, tuba; and Viet Cuong, composer <p>Col. Václav Blahunek, one of Europe's leading conductors of wind music and conductor of the Prague Castle Band, will lead the university bands in renowned works by Czech composers. Also joining the bands is the “wildly inventive” (New York Times) Viet Cuong, composer-in-residence at the School of Music for the world premiere of his work for tuba and wind ensemble featuring Chance Trottman-Huiet, professor of tuba. <br />Dan Tembras, conductor</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-04-06 19:30:00 2019-04-06 21:30:00 Sibelius 2 <p>Andrew Constantine - conductor<br /><br /><br />Sibelius was Finland's greatest composer and a national hero. His most famous symphony is full of soaring melodies and folk like references. Joel Puckett's Concerto, an infectious intertwining of eight short vignettes, receives its orchestral premiere at this concert.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-04-28 14:00:00 2019-04-28 15:00:00 Sports In Music: Faster Higher Stronger! <p>For the athlete in all of us, assistant conductor Caleb Young and the Philharmonic will warm up with the NFL sports themes and music from the Olympics before hitting a home run with "Casey at the Bat", a hysterical romp for orchestra and narrator.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-10-20 14:00:00 2019-10-20 15:00:00 Halloween Spooktacular <p>Caleb Young, conductor<br /><br />Music from Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Wonder Woman will accompany family-friendly ghosts and goblins converging in costume at this concert of Halloween favorites. Arrive early for FREE pre-concert activities starting one hour before the performance.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-11-02 19:30:00 2019-11-02 21:30:00 Beethoven’s 5th <p>Andrew Constantine, conductor<br />Brett Deubner, viola<br /><br />Patrick O’Malley — Rest and Restless<br />Danielpour — Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, “The Voyager”<br />Beethoven — Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67<br /><br />Nothing says 'classical music' like the opening of Beethoven’s most famous work. Drama, darkness, and eventual triumph, the 5th promises a journey of power and transcendence.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2020-01-19 14:00:00 2020-01-19 15:00:00 Flying with E.T. and Peter Pan <p>Caleb Young, conductor<br /><br />Join the Philharmonic for adventures in Neverland, indulging in every young person’s dream of flying. Music from Peter Pan, Hook, and E.T. will fill the air. Arrive early for FREE pre-concert activities starting one hour before the performance.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2020-04-04 19:30:00 2020-04-04 21:30:00 Mozart and Two Pianos <p>Andrew Constantine, conductor<br />Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, pianos<br /><br />Mozart — Concerto for Two Pianos, No. 10 in E-flat major, K. 365<br />Schnittke — Concerto for Piano (Four-Hands) and Chamber Orchestra<br />Mozart — Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543 <br /><br />What’s better than a grand piano? Two grand pianos! The internationally celebrated husband and wife team perform works by Mozart and the Russian master Schnittke.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2020-04-05 14:00:00 2020-04-05 15:00:00 Pirates of the Sea <p>Caleb Young, conductor<br /><br />Ahoy, mateys, it’s a concert that celebrates the buccaneer in all of us, with music from Pirates of the Caribbean, The Pirates of Penzance, and The Flying Dutchman. Shiver me timbers! Arrive early for FREE pre-concert activities starting one hour before the performance.</p> 2101 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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