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

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will present a benefit dinner recital at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at Noteworthy Sweets.

“Attendees will dine on a sumptuous feast while being entertained by Fairmont State’s top musicians. This elegant benefit will help support an elaborate production of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ this December, part of the Sesquicentennial celebration of Fairmont State University,” said Dr. Sam Spears, Fairmont State Director of Choirs.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Fairmont State University’s Town and Gown Players are scheduling auditions for a summer production of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” to take place at Prickett’s Fort State Park.

Acting and singing auditions will take place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 1 and 2, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall on the Fairmont State campus. Directed by Troy Snyder and Sam Spears, performances will take place on June 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20. (A rain-out performance is scheduled for June 21.)

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will host a presentation by multimedia artist Dr. Brigid Burke at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, at the Wallman Hall auditorium.

The program for the concert will include new multimedia works and compositions realized by Marshall University faculty members Steven Hall and Mark Zanter with choreography/dance by Jessica Lynn Fox. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

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