On Friday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m., choirs from Fairmont State University and Greenbrier East High School will present a choral concert at the First Presbyterian Church, Jackson St., Fairmont. The program, titled “Healing Through Harmony,” is a benefit to raise money for victims of the flooding that struck West Virginia in June 2016. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be taken.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music will host on campus a free performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble, presented by the U.S. Navy, on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Colebank Hall on the FSU main campus. Admission is free and open to the public.
A Fairmont State University adjunct professor in the Department of Music has been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in March.
In December 2016, Angela Reynolds, who is in her second year of teaching at FSU, was the only flutist from the U.S. to perform as a winner of The London Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition at the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall in London. From this performance, she was selected as an Excellent Special Prize Winner for the New York Golden Classical Music Awards.
Continuing its season of renowned Music on the Hill concert performances, the Fairmont State University Department of Music announces guest music artists the PEN Trio performing at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center.
The Fairmont State University Community Chorus and the Cambridge Handbell Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Fairmont will present a traditional Service of Lessons and Carols at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the First Presbyterian Church, 301 Jackson St., Fairmont. The program is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be collected.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music will present the fifth annual Fête de Noël holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Colebank Hall.
Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for senior adults and FSU faculty/staff and free for students and children. For tickets or more information, contact the Fairmont State Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Fairmont State University has named the Alkemie early music ensemble as the 2016-2017 Artists-in-Residence. The ensemble will visit campus twice over the academic year, performing concerts of early music, giving university-wide lectures and working individually with students.
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra returns to Fairmont for its 14th season on the Fairmont State University campus on Monday, Sept. 26. Maestro Grant Cooper, will conduct the Fairmont program titled “Folk Traditions.”
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will host the third annual West Fork New Music Festival on the University campus Friday, Sept. 23, and Saturday, Sept, 24. Guest composers and performers from West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia will be in attendance.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music presents its fourth annual Spring Gala on Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Colebank Hall. The concert includes a variety of music, from spirituals and folksongs to jazz and video game music.
Featured performers include the Collegiate Singers, Community Chorus, African Drum and Dance Ensemble and Jazz Band. In addition, outstanding student soloists from the FSU music program will perform. A public reception for all attendees precedes the concert at 7 p.m.