Classical Music Concerts

Exclusive Concert 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 

6:00 p.m at Ruthmere Museum

Join us for a very special concert! The History Museum and Ruthmere have teamed up to bring you a special evening event. Enjoy a medley of Broadway and Jazz numbers with Arts on Main Founder Steve Gruber.  Concert will begin promptly at 6pm in Ruthmere's elegant Game Room. A wine and cheese reception follows.

Reservations required and seating is limited. Tickets for this exclusive event are $25 per person. Attendees will also receive discount on a tour of Ruthmere for future use.



*Due to unforeseen circumstances the previously scheduled performer for this concert Jim Pickley has been changed. 
Please call 574-264-0330 ext. 105 to request a refund or exchange.

Fall Concert Series

Ruthmere proudly announces the Fall Concert Series for 2017.  Ruthmere will continue its successful "Game Room Piano Concerts" series that broke all previous attendance records in 2016 and captured public attention as never before.  All concerts are held in Ruthmere's historic Game Room, and followed by a Meet the Artist reception.

October 12 - Shift Ensemble Detroit Shift Ensemble Detroit is a chamber music collective founded on the ideal of making good music with good friends.  Flutist Jeffrey Beyer and pianist Sharon Sweet, the nucleus of Shift Ensemble Detroit, will kick off the 2017 Fall Concert Series in style.  Jeffrey is employed by Gemeinhardt Flutes and travels extensively representing this iconic Elkhart manufacturer.

October 26 - Liana Paniyeva is an international award-winning concert pianist living in New York.  Liana Paniyeva was born in Azerbaijan.  She is a graduate from Manhattan School of Music and the University of Hartford.  Her skills have taken Liana around the world, and now she brings her talents to the Ruthmere stage.  Her photograph below shows Liana performing at Carnegie Hall in 2012.

November 9 - Jeremy Kahn was born near Chicago, and today lives with his family in Oak Park, Illinois.  A jazz pianist by trade, Jeremy also plays on recordings that motivate you to consume your favorite products, and performs in pit orchestras for some of your favorite theatrical extravaganzas.  Jeremy has accompanied Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Joni Mitchell, Phil Woods, Teramasu Hino, Charlie Haden, Aretha Franklin, Barbara Cook, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and everyone in between.  His program for November 9 will be "Hoosier Daddies: Jeremy Kahn plays the music of Cole Porter and Hoagy Carmichael."

November 24 - Elkhart favorite son Nicholas Roth will treat Ruthmere patrons with his annual "Black Friday Concert, " the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, what a way to celebrate the holiday!  Nicholas is Professor of piano at Drake University. Don't miss Nicholas Roth for this once in a lifetime performance!

Ticket pricing for the 2017 Fall Concert Series is as follows: Single concert non-members $30 per seat. Single concert Ruthmere Members $25 per seat. Season Pass for all four concerts (available ONLY to Ruthmere Members $75 per seat).  Note: Non-member Fall Concert ticket price includes a 10-day trial membership. Ruthmere Fall Concerts are considered private party events.

For more information, or to make reservations call Ruthmere at 574-264-0330 ext. 104. All concerts begin at 7pm and seating is limited on a first come, first seated basis.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The first three concerts are on a Thursday, and the last one, a Friday.

Shift Detroit Ensemble

Liana Paniyeva

Jeremy Kahn

Nicholas Roth



302 E. Beardsley Ave.

Elkhart, IN 46514

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