• April 14 Debra Lynn Composition Recital at Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana 2 p.m. in Wine Recital Hall.  Selections include:
    • Manchester Sonata — Lila Hammer, clarinet and Pamela Haynes, piano
    • Three Days — Kira Lace Hawkins, mezzo-soprano and Pamela Haynes, piano
    • Proxemics — Robert Lynn, cello
    • Italian Dance Suite — Kathy Davis, flute
    • After Apple-Picking — Kira Lace Hawkins, mezzo-soprano, Lila Hammer, clarinet, Elizabeth Smith, violin, Robert Lynn, cello, and Pamela Haynes, piano
    • i thank you, God — MU A Cappella Choir women and community members, George Donner, oboe, Elizabeth Smith and Linda Kummernuss, violin, Margaret Sklenar, viola, and Robert Lynn, cello
    • The Robin — MU Chamber Singers, Pamela Haynes, piano, Elizabeth Smith and Linda Kummernuss, violin, Margaret Sklenar, viola, and Robert Lynn, cello
    • Thomas: after seeing the wounds — Jake Svay and Clayton Marcum, tenors, Matthew Grothouse, baritone, Michael Rueff, bass, and George Donner, oboe
    • Mechanical — Purdue University Fort Wayne Student Saxophone Quartet, Dr. Farrell Vernon, director.
  • April 11 Daniel Belcher performs “Your John Keats” in recital at Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa Idaho.


  • December 7 Manchester University A Cappella Choir performs “Silent Night” and “The Wise Men” during their annual Lessons and Carols service at Manchester Church of the Brethren (7 p.m.).
  • November 13 Canyon County High School Honor Choir (Nampa, Idaho) premieres “The Robin,” a piece they commissioned from me for chorus with piano and string accompaniment.  I have the very great honor of conducting the performance myself.
  • November 8 Southern Indiana University at Terre Haute saxophone quartet performs “Mechanical” in a student concert on their campus.
  • October 19 Manchester University Chamber Singers perform “Three Responsories for Tenebrae” at 7:30 p.m., Wine Recital Hall, Manchester University
  • September 16 IPFW Saxophone Quartet performs “Mechanical” in a departmental recital on campus.
  • September 16  Robert Lynn (cello) and Elizabeth Smith (violin) perform “Triptych” in concert at 3:00 p.m., Wine Recital Hall, Manchester University
  • July 22  Kristine Harris (trumpet) and Melinda Smashey (piano) perform “Sonata for Trumpet and Piano” in recital at 6 p.m., Fee Fee Baptist Church 11330 St Charles Rock Rd, Bridgeton, MO 63044
  • June 1, 2  Mikautadze Dance Theatre performs “Triptych” with Kristin Westover (violin) and Robert Lynn (cello) during their 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert 8 p.m., Williams Theater, IPFW Campus
  • April 21 Gifted 4th graders premiere “Traveling Through Oceania” with MU Chamber Singers, Music Ed Students and Community Members at 3 p.m., Honeywell Center, Wabash, Indiana
  • March 9 Wabash County Honor Choir performs “Earth and All Stars” at Honeywell Center in Wabash, Indiana

Winter 2017-2018

  • February 8  “After Apple-Picking” is performed by Kira Lace Hawkins (mezzo-soprano), Lila Hammer (clarinet), Kristin Westover (violin), Robert Lynn (cello), and Pamela Haynes (piano) to honor the memory of Dr. Katherine Tinsley at Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana
  • December 1  MU Chamber Singers perform “Silent Night” during Lessons and Carols Service at 7 p.m., Manchester Church of the Brethren, North Manchester, Indiana

Fall 2017

  • October 16 Manchester Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with MU’s A Cappella Choir and area high school choirs perform “A Family Portrait.” Featured soloists are Judy Marlett, mezzo-soprano and Daniel Belcher, baritone. This concert will be recorded and broadcast later on Fort Wayne’s PBS station.
  • October 14 Daniel Belcher performs “Your John Keats” in a guest artist recital. Pamela Haynes serves as collaborative pianist. 7:30 p.m. in Wine Recital Hall
  • October 13 MU A Cappella Choir and Band w/alumni and guest high schools perform “My Fellow Americans” Homecoming Concert 7:30 p.m. in Cordier Auditorium
  • August 29 MU A Cappella Choir performs “I Got Shoes” for Opening Convocation 3:30 p.m. in Cordier Auditorium