To celebrate the completion of the 2010-2011 academic year, Fairmont State University will be honoring scholarship recipients and outstanding students during a variety of academic awards celebrations.
The Fairmont State University Community Orchestra will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, featuring the music of William Boyce, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Joseph Haydn. The program, conducted by John Ashton, and featuring Robert Henry on piano and Kimberly Henry on horn, will be held in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the FSU campus. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a concert of guitar music by Stephen Aron at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall. Aron will be performing a number of his own compositions, as well as works by Chopin and Mendelssohn. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
Fairmont State University has received a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council to support the 2011 Mountain State Storytelling Institute, a four-day conference featuring master classes and seminars by scholars and storytelling professionals.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment in the field of education are invited to meet with representatives at the annual Education Networking Event. Those who graduated in December 2010 or plan to graduate in May 2011 with Education or Early Childhood degrees are especially encouraged to attend.
The West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair is being held on Saturday, March 26, at Fairmont State University.
The Fairmont State University Saxophone Quartet was accepted to perform four selections on Friday, March 25, at the state West Virginia Collegiate Music Educators Association Honors Recital during the WVMEA Conference at Marshall University in Huntington.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Department of Language and Literature present the American Shakespeare Center’s “Restless Ecstasy Tour” for a week of Elizabethan lyricism, love and oh-so-bitter woe.
The Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College continues Saturday, April 2, with the performance of the play “Bus Stop.”
In this warm and affecting hit comedy, William Inge examines some of the many faces of love. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, the performance will take place at 8 p.m. April 2 in Wallman Hall Theatre on the main campus in Fairmont. For tickets, call (304) 367-4240. Tickets are $10 for the general public and FSU and Pierpont faculty and staff and free for FSU and Pierpont students.
The Fairmont State University Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir, directed by Dr. Sam Spears, will present a concert at Gateway United Methodist Church, 301 Diamond St., Fairmont, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 11. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.