Elaina Robbins, Soprano
A Cole Porter Celebration - CANCELLED
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Fort Wayne Civic Theatre team up to present the timeless music of this Hoosier native, including songs from Anything Goes, Can Can, Silk Stockings, and Kiss me Kate. Elaina is one of two soprano soloists in this production, which will take place at the historic Embassy Theatre in downtown Fort Wayne.
DATES: Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 29, 2:00 p.m.
VENUE: Embassy Theatre, 125 W Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN
Heartland Sings Presents Karaoke Classics -
Sing along to your favorite karaoke tunes sung by professionals, or take the stage for your own solo!
DATE: Tuesday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.
VENUE: Kendallville, IN (location TBD)
Mozart Requiem at Plymouth Congregational
Elaina will be singing the soprano solo in Mozart's famous Requiem with the Plymouth Congregational Church choir for Holy Saturday.
DATE: Saturday, April 11
VENUE: Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, IN
Heartland Sings presents Broadway and Beyond
Enjoy classic Broadway hits by Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and more. Elaina will be the featured soprano in this event.
DATE: Sunday, April 19, 7:00 p.m.
VENUE: Warsaw Performing Arts Center, 1 Tiger Lane, Warsaw, IN
Opera on Tap Fort Wayne: Now That's What I Call Opera!
We all have seen that pizza commercial or random dramatic movie scene that has some famous operatic songs in it. But what is that song really about? What is it even called?
Opera on Tap Fort Wayne is thrilled to return to Hop River Brewing Company for our April show! We will sing some of the most famous numbers from the operatic/classical world. Grab a beer and sit back as we dedicate the evening to keeping these songs in your head for days to come!
DATE: Thursday, April 23, 7:00 p.m.
VENUE: Hop River Brewing Company, 1515 N Harrison St, Fort Wayne, IN
Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival - A Wooden Spoon by Shuji Terayama -
Elaina is collaborating with baritone Ko Kaiden and pianist Geena Kam to bring this little-known song cycle to life at the Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival.
DATE: Sunday, May 17, 2020, 12 - 5 p.m.
VENUE: Allen County Main Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN
Though it's a small inconvenience compared to many of the hardships people around the world are facing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many of Elaina's performance engagements this spring have been cancelled or postponed. She will continue to update her schedule here as changes are announced, and hopes that everyone stays safe, sequestered, and healthy during this difficult time.
Elaina is the founder and co-managing diva of Fort Wayne's brand new chapter of Opera on Tap! Opera on Tap is a nonprofit organization with chapters all over the world. The Fort Wayne chapter will be hosting free performances once a month starting in 2020. To get updates about upcoming events, follow us on Facebook. Check out our media coverage on the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Visit Fort Wayne, and WBOI as well!
Elaina will be judging the 2020 Marion Philharmonic Concerto Competition. Come see the competition on February 1 on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.
With gratitude and affection, Elaina has left her position as a Principal Vocal Artist at Heartland Sings after over three years of exhilarating experiences. She will continue to appear with the company, teach at the Purdue School of Music, and pursue other ventures as a performer. Stay tuned for exciting changes in 2019!
Elaina has joined the voice faculty of Purdue's School of Music, located in Fort Wayne, IN.
In 2017, Elaina performed opposite Broadway veteran J. Mark McVey and sang with world-renowned a cappella ensemble The Real Group. What a great time to be a part of Heartland Sings!