PRESS RELEASE: Agens’ Musical History Inspires Benefit Concert
Audiences Unlimited, Inc. (AUI) is pleased to announce the Agen Family Trio Benefit Concert, featuring Addison Agen on Sunday, June 24th at 6PM at the Arts United Center. The performance will celebrate music throughout the decades and highlight the inspiring service Addison Agen and her family provided to the community through AUI, a local nonprofit.
AUI serves the aging and ill in local nursing homes and care facilities by providing live over 3,000 live musical and arts performances a year. The 45-year-old organization serves 50 facilities in Fort Wayne and surrounding counties, reaching over 99,000 audience members.
Before Addison Agen auditioned for The Voice, the young star’s early musical journey included singing for people whose health was declining. Her mother, Tinea Agen, a certified music therapist, regularly performed with AUI and often brought her children along. They designed performances to bring joy and spark memories for people whose health limited their ability to access Fort Wayne’s thriving arts scene.
“So much of Addison’s story is based from my work at Audiences Unlimited,” Tinea Agen wrote. “There were days when Addison would go to two to four nursing homes a day with me!”
“We’re thrilled to have been an early part of Addison’s musical journey and are honored that the family wants to continue to give back to us in this way,” Anna Ross, executive director of AUI, said.
Tickets go on sale May 4 at 12 PM at artstix.org or (260) 422-4226. VIP meet-and-greet ticket prices cost $80 (limited to 30). General admission tickets start at $28.