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.
The Fairmont State University Wind Ensemble will present an unusual concert, “Things That Go Bump in the Night,” conducted by Valarie Huffman and Matthew Schoonmaker,on Wednesday, March 9, at 8 p.m. in Wallman Hall Theatre on the main campus.
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform on the Fairmont State University campus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Colebank Hall. Tickets are $30 for reserved seating, $15 for general admission and $8 for students. To order tickets, call (304) 367-4240.
The Fairmont State University Masquers will perform Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Woman of Setzuan” for six performances in February and March. Performance dates and times are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and 26, 2 p.m. Feb. 27 and 7:30 p.m. on March 10, 11 and 12 in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the FSU main campus. Tickets can be obtained by calling the School of Fine Arts Box Office at (304) 367-4240 or online at www.fairmontstate.edu/tickets.
The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a concert of classical and contemporary pieces, performed by guitarist Dieter Hennings on Saturday, Feb. 19. Admission to the concert, which will take place at 8 p.m. in Room 229 of Wallman Hall, on the university main campus, is free and open to the public.
Two upcoming performances of the play “Kindertransport,” one in Fairmont and one in Charleston, will help showcase the talent of Fairmont State University students to a statewide audience.
Animator and cartoonist Gary Leib has been named as the 2011 Artist-in-Residence at Fairmont State University. Leib will present a public lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in Multi-Media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library. An opening reception for the artist’s exhibit in Brooks Gallery of Wallman Hall is planned for 7-9 p.m. that evening, and Leib will also speak about his work at that event.
An exhibit by Fairmont State University Art Department faculty member Jeff Hindal titled “Salad Days Redux” will open in Wallman Hall’s Brooks Gallery on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
Through Jan. 30, 2011, Fairmont State University’s Community Music Program for Children and Adults will be accepting spring 2011 registration for private lessons on the main campus in Fairmont and at the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 W. Main St., Clarksburg.