College of Visual and Performing Arts

Department of Music

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Fall 2016 Concerts

Guest Artist Pat Harbison, Jazz Trumpet

Accompanied by the IPFW Jazz Combo

Patrick Harbison’s many recordings as a jazz trumpeter include a 1999 solo debut, After All. In addition to appearances as leader, his recording credits include the PsychoAcoustic Orchestra, the Blue Wisp Big Band and David Baker’s 21st Century Bebop Band. Mr. Harbison is author of many articles on jazz and trumpet, as well as several books, including Technical Studies for the Modern Trumpet and Twenty Authentic Bebop Solos (Aebersold). He is an active jazz clinician and has been a faculty member of Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops since 1976. Mr. Harbison is a Selmer/Bach Artist and a former faculty member of University of Cincinnati.
Jazz Cabaret at LaSalle Inn Downtown
Friday, Dec. 9              8:00 p.m.
Tickets $10
For more information contact LaSalle Inn at 260-422-0851
Masterclass at IPFW
Friday, Dec. 9 
Rhinehart Music Center   Free admission
To participate contact Dr. Gregory Jones at

IPFW Honor Jazz Concert

Event Cancelled / Postponed

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the 10th Annual IPFW Honor Jazz Weekend has been cancelled for Dec. 8, 9, 10. Please check back for information regarding the rescheduling of this event.  In the meantime, if you have questions about this cancellation, contact Susan Robart at 260-481-6714 or

For information about the rescheduling of this event contact:

Honor Jazz Weekend
Dr. Farrell Vernon
IPFW Department of Music
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805-1499

Flute Ensemble Studio Recital

Students from the flute studio of Vivianne Belanger present a recital of music from Bach to Ferroud, passing through Mozart, Godard, and many more!
Sunday, Dec. 11         7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall

Discover Music

link to Upcoming Concerts in Music


Music Auditions



IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Competition

Gene Marcus Piano Camp