Singing Company of LP County accepting registrations for children’s choir, adding adult chorus

Registration for the Singing Company of LaPorte County’s Children’s Choir 2018/2019 season is now open. Children in grades 2-8 can have the chance to sing with a full symphony ... Continue Reading →

Dance Foundation of LaPorte christens its new downtown location

The Dance Foundation of LaPorte recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their opening in downtown LaPorte at 910 1/2 Lincolnway. The ribbon cutting was administered by the Greater ... Continue Reading →

Pageant of Drums delivers thrilling thunder and pizzazz

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski If you drove by Michigan City’s Ames Field Sunday evening, June 23, 2018, that wasn’t thunder you heard. Eight drum and bugle corps from across the ... Continue Reading →

Maestro Bauman bids goodbye at memorable LP symphony concert

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski Oh, what it night! The May 5, 2018, LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra season finale was nothing short of outstanding, and it ended with ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Winter Guard closes season with semifinalist placing at World Championships

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard competed at the Winter Guard International World Championships held in Dayton, OH, on April 12, 13 and 14. Prelims for the 59 Scholastic Open ... Continue Reading →

Bauman will take his final bow with LaPorte County Symphony at May 5 concert

LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra is proud to present Maestro Philip J. Bauman’s “From Hollywood to Broadway” on May 5 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. The concert begins at ... Continue Reading →

Kesling Middle School poster artist wins district contest, advances to state

Information provided In Fall 2017, Kesling art classes designed world peace posters for a worldwide Lions Club contest. In November 2017, 7th grader Erik Garcia-Perez won at Kesling, ... Continue Reading →

Conductor Bauman issues statement regarding his leaving symphony post

EDITOR’S NOTE: The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra announced in a March 6 press release that Philip Bauman would be stepping down as its conductor in May. (See that release at https://whatsnewlaporte.com/2018/03/06/bauman-stepping-down-as-lp-symphony-conductor/). ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Jazz Band is headed to state finals

The LaPorte High School Jazz Band has qualified as one of eight schools with instrumental jazz ensembles to perform in the 3rd annual Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) ... Continue Reading →

Bauman stepping down as LP Symphony conductor

Press release from LCSO LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra Conductor and Music Director Philip J. Bauman will step down after a long and accomplished tenure with the orchestra when ... Continue Reading →