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Festival March 19-20, 2022

Art Work Due - Dec 10, 2021

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Date Dec 10, 2021
Artwork due to FAME office
300 E. Main St., Fort Wayne

March 19–20, 2022
Fusion of Concert Colors Exhibit at the Fort Wayne FAME Festival
Grand Wayne Center

Sunday, March 20, 5 p.m.
Slideshow of Fusion artwork
highlight of Celebration of Youth Concert – Anthony Wayne Ballroom, Grand Wayne Center

Date May 21, 2020
Fusion of Concert Colors and Teacher’s Choice Reception at the Artist Spotlight Gallery,
University of St. Francis
Rolland Arts Center
2701 Spring St., Fort Wayne

Date May 21 – Jun 23, 2022
Fusion and Teacher’s Choice  exhibit at
University of St. Francis
Rolland Arts Center
2701 Spring St., Fort Wayne

Date TBD
Fusion exhibit at
First Presbyterian Art Gallery
300 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne

2018 Fusion of Concert Colors Winner, Alex, Deer Ridge, 5th Grade

FAME’s Fusion of Concert Colors promotes interdisciplinary arts understanding by encouraging students to draw connections between musical selections and the visual arts. FAME teachers guide students to create artwork as they listen to music from our current cultural arts focus. All northern Indiana elementary and middle FAME schools are invited to participate in this program.

Each year FAME partners with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic to select an orchestral work reflecting the year’s cultural focus. Students listen to this music and then create their own original artwork inspired by the music. The artwork is then displayed at the Auer Center for Art & Culture and one student’s artwork from each grade (K-9) is selected as the FAME artwork of the year and the artwork is used to promote the FAME Festival throughout the region. At the Fort Wayne FAME Festival, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony and Concert Orchestras perform the music that inspired the student’s art pieces and a giant slideshow displays all the selected art pieces behind the playing musicians. The honored students and families are guests at the FAME Festival Celebration of Youth Concert.  The Fusion slide show will be on March 20, 2022, 5 pm.

Participating schools must submit their student’s artwork by date December 10, 2021, to the FAME office at 300 E. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

All artwork will be available for pickup after the General Meeting in September, 2022.

Previous Fusion Art

2021

2020

FAME’s Fusion of Concert Colors promotes interdisciplinary arts understanding by encouraging students to draw connections between musical selections and the visual arts. FAME teachers guide students to create artwork as they listen to music from our current cultural arts focus. All northern Indiana elementary and middle FAME schools are invited to participate in this program.

Due to Covid-19, we will be unable to display the artwork in an person exhibit but rather we will share art work through our website and in social media. We will also use digital pieces at the 2021 FAME Festival.

2021-2022 musical selection for Fusion is by:

George Gershwin

His musical composition is “Rhapsody in Blue”.

Fusion Participation Certificate 2022

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