Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Music will be having three concerts at the end of April and beginning of May.

On April 29, at 7:30 pm on the FSU Campus in Wallman Hall Room 229, The Fairmont State University New Music Students Ensemble as well as Guest Performers, Directed by Dr. Daniel Eichenbaum, will be performing original works composed during the Spring Semester. The concert will conclude with a new work written on newly designed instruments from the course.

On May 1, at 7:30 pm in Wallman Hall Auditorium, the Fairmont State University Chamber Choir, Jazz and Percussion Ensembles, Directed by Dr. Valarie Huffman (Jazz and Percussion Ensembles) and Dr. Sam Spears (Choir). Both the Choir and the Jazz and Percussion Ensembles will be performing early twentieth century jazz pieces.

On May 2, at 7:30 pm at the Trinity Assembly of God, in Fairmont, WV, the Fairmont State Collegiate Singers and Community Chorus, directed by Sam Spears and accompanied by John Morrison, will be presenting “A Visit to Vienna”. The performance will feature the Coronation Mass by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and selections from the oratorio The Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn. 

 

Admission to all mentioned concerts is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

 

 

FSUNow Stories

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts has announced the winners of the 76th annual M.M. Neely Persuasive Speaking Contest.

The first place winner was Ann Marie Witkowski of Grafton with the topic “The Culture of Concussions.” There was a tie for second place, which went to Sara Anderson of Bridgeport with the topic “Advocacy for the Susan G. Komen Foundation” and Jordan Armstrong of Miami with the topic “Athletes and Academics: Our Universities Are Failing.” The prizes were $500 for first place and $300 for second place.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 29, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Continuing a tradition of providing high quality outdoor theatre for the community, the Fairmont State University Town and Gown Players present Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” at Prickett’s Fort State Park in June.

Show dates are June 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20 with a rain-out performance scheduled for June 21. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for children ages 12 and younger. To purchase tickets, contact the Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.

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