Music

FSU Community Chorus to Perform Dec. 8 Concert

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Fairmont State University Community Chorus, directed by Dr. Sam Spears, will perform a Service of Lessons and Carols at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at First Presbyterian Church, 301 Jackson St., Fairmont. 

Admission is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be collected at the event. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

Holiday Tree Lighting and Concert Set for Dec. 6

Monday, December 02, 2013

Two events on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Friday, Dec. 6, will celebrate the holiday season.

Woodwind Quintet Recital Set for Nov. 23

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Fairmont State University Woodwind Quintet, “Cinq Nuances de Violette,” coached by Dr. Constance Edwards, will perform a recital at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Wallman Hall Room 229.  

FSU Marching Band Stadium Review Concert Nov. 14

Monday, November 11, 2013

Named by NBCs ProFootball Talk as “the best small collegiate band in the United States,” the Fairmont State University Marching Band will present its annual Stadium Review Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in Colebank Hall.

Guitar Department Recital on Nov. 4 Canceled

Monday, November 04, 2013

The Guitar Department Recital planned for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in Wallman Hall on the main campus of Fairmont State University has been canceled. For more information, contact the School of Fine Arts at (304) 367-4219.

Monongahela Chamber Winds Concert Set for Oct. 27

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Monongahela Chamber Winds Concert, directed by Dr. Valarie Huffman of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.

The concert will take place at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, which serves Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. Admission is free and open to the public.

Turning Point Marimba Duo to Perform Oct. 21

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts welcomes the duo Turning Point, featuring marimbists Laurel Black and Matt Sharrock on Monday, Oct. 21.

The artists will offer a performance at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, Wallman Hall Room 229. Immediately following the performance, the duo will be holding a master class for students studying marimba. Admission is free and open to the public.

Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir Offer Concert

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

The Fairmont State University Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir will perform in Wallman Hall Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.

The ensembles are directed by Dr. Sam Spears and accompanied by John Morrison of the FSU School of Fine Arts. Admission is free and open to the public.

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Campus on Oct. 17

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Under the direction of Grant Cooper, Artistic Director and Conductor, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform at Fairmont State University at 7:30 pm Thursday, Oct. 17, at Colebank Hall.

Containing works by Claude Debussy, Stephen Paulus, Aaron Copland and Grant Cooper, the program will feature two trumpet soloists, Vincent DiMartino and Rex Richardson. The program will include Debussy’s “Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun” and Copland’s “Appalachian Spring.”

Department of Music Presented Performance of 4'33"

Monday, September 09, 2013

The Fairmont State University Marching Band, Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir combined on Thursday, Sept. 5, for a campus performance of 4’33” by John Cage.

Sept. 5 was the anniversary of Cage's birth in 1912. Cage's work, which premiered in 1952, is sometimes hailed as one of the significant musical works of the last century.