The Fairmont State University Masquers theatre group will commence the 2010-2011 academic year with a production of "Kindertransport," a play by Diane Samuels, which portrays the life of a German-Jewish refugee child in England during and after World War II. This production of "Kindertransport" will be under the direction of Jeffrey Ingman.
Through Sept. 30, Fairmont State University's Community Music Program for Children and Adults will be accepting fall 2010 registration for private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, improvisation, music theory and composition.
A major renovation project announced today will upgrade the Pricketts Fort Amphitheater, enhancing its availability and accessibility as a venue for outdoor community events.
During its June 17 meeting, the Fairmont State University Board of Governors elected officers, made committee assignments, announced the schedule for upcoming meetings and recognized several special guests.
Laurey Williams, played by Loralee Simpson, and Curly McLain, played by Greg DeVito.
Depicting the pioneering men and women of the American Midwest, the musical "Oklahoma!" features well-known songs such as "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," "People Will Say We're in Love," and, of course, "Oklahoma":
"Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain
And the wavin' wheat can sure smell sweet
"Dear God. How did you know you were God?" "Dear God. Are you really invisible or is that just a trick?" "Dear God. How come you did all the miracles in the old days and you don't do any now?" Based on the book by Stuart Hample and Eric Marshall, "Children's Letters to God" is a show for the entire family.
Known for her passionate portrayals of the heroines of Italian and French opera, Russian-American soprano Dina Kuznetsova has attracted the attention of the world's major opera companies for her outstanding musicianship and compelling stage presence.
Fairmont State University's fourth Masquers theatre group production of the 2009-2010 academic year, Christopher Marlowe's "Edward II," takes the Wallman Hall stage this week.
The inauguration ceremony of Fairmont State University's 13th president will showcase the musical talent of students, faculty, staff and the community.
Professional dulcimer player Stephen Seifert has been named as the 2010 Artist-in-Residence at Fairmont State University and will perform in several venues this weekend.