Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s $50K grant to fund new-subscription initiative

Posted on: September 6, 2011

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic in Indiana will offer new subscribers to three of its concert series two seasons for the price of one, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Madge Rothschild Foundation. New subscribers to the 2011-12 Masterworks, Signature, and Freimann series will receive a matching subscription to the 2012-13 season. Fort Wayne’s Masterworks series opens on September 10 at Grand Wayne Center, with a program to include Philip Glass’s Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Mahler’s Fourth Symphony; the Signature and Freimann series feature chamber music in traditional, casual, and intimate settings. “A subscription match such as this will hopefully broaden our reach in the community by offering the opportunity for people to join us as a subscriber for the first time,” said Christy Sandmaier, director of development and marketing. “We want to make a bold statement on just how much we love our orchestra by allowing everyone to have a chance to love it with us. The 2011-12 season is a great place to start.”

Posted September 6, 2011