Category Archives: Music

Nwi Symphony Orchestra Announces 3 Concerts

String Quartet Concert: April 9th,  IN-PERSON: $30 Seating is: Limited Capacity, Socially Distanced, General Admission. Masks will be required at all times while in the building and for the duration of the performance. Temperatures will be taken upon entry.­ In-person attendees will receive a private link to a recording of the concert after April 19, that will be available…

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Bishop Noll receives 10 Music Gold Medals – Makes History

Bishop Noll Institute’s band recently made history at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) competition. All competitors from Bishop Noll scored gold medals for the first time in school history. Students Nyree Ruiz, of Hammond; Rebecca Carlos, of Hammond; Hanna Abuzead, of Hammond; Arianna Magallanes, of Hammond; Alessandra Lopez, of Hammond; Abigail Wojtaszek, of…

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LaPorte’s First Concert Features Gary Thor Wedow Conductor

     The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra concludes its 48th Season on Saturday, April 17 by welcoming home La Porte native and Guest Conductor, Gary Thor Wedow. This in-person concert will be held at 7:00 PM CDT at La Porte’s Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street.       On the faculty of the Julliard…

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Books, Brushes & Bands Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

COVID-9 has brutally affected many around the world. BBB4E is no exception. With mandatory closing of schools and businesses, all spring and summer classes, performances, and events had to be canceled. This continued throughout the year with classes moving virtually. Despite best efforts through moving to virtual classes and pursuing grants, the loss of revenue…

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Hoosier Star Announces Vocal Auditions LaPorte Indiana

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 16th Annual Hoosier Star Competition. Sponsored by Horizon Bank, NIPSCO, Northwest Health and Duneland Media, the competition is open to amateur singers throughout Indiana and Berrien County, Michigan. Competitors can compete individually or as a duet. Auditions will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 102 G…

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PanoramaNOW is 35 Years Old

     “The continued success of the PanoramaNOW Entertainment News, located downtown Valparaiso Indiana, is in no small way a small feat. But with the support of our loyal repeat advertisers and the loyal readers who look forward to every issue, PanoramaNOW is just as popular today as it was thirty years ago,” stated Susie Young…

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VU Organist Announced

Valparaiso University announces Sunghee Kim, D.M., has been named University organist in addition to assistant professor of church music and organ. Kim has served as visiting assistant professor of music and interim University organist at Valparaiso University for the past three years. In her role as organist, Kim will be responsible for planning worship services,…

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Hoosier Star Winners Announced

La Porte, IN – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra is proud to introduce the 2020 Hoosier Star Youth Finalists:   Jamileh Cornejo La Porte A New Prairie High School student, 16-year-old Jamileh Cornejo is now a two-time Hoosier Star finalist. She has also competed at both the State and Regional Fair and will be…

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LaPorte Symphony To Perform First Concert of the Year

    On Sunday, August 23 from 6:30-7:45 p.m., the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will perform in it’s first concert of the year at the sprawling meadows at Friendship Botanic Gardens for an enchanting evening for families and adults.      The LSCO, now in its 48th season, is a pillar of the performing…

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Sandy Showtunes Concert At Indiana Dunes

“Sandy Showtunes” presented by Supercharged Trio with the Reasoner Family Singers. Supercharged Trio is made up of three boys aged 8-14 from Dyer, IN who each play violin, ukulele, and other stringed instruments along with signing. The Reasoner Family Singers from Schererville join to round out this multi-generational night of Broadway on the Beach. Park…

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