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.

 

 

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Masquers theatre group will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde’s most popular play, in February in Wallman Hall.

First performed in 1895, the farcical comedy is also a satire on Victorian customs and behaviors. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19; Saturday, Feb. 20; Thursday, Feb. 25; Friday, Feb. 26; and Saturday, Feb. 27. The matinee performance will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts is hosting a benefit performance of alumnus Christian Cox’s short, one-act play “Hyena,” produced by M.T. Pockets Theatre. Cox is the Youth Services Librarian for the Fairmont branch of the Marion County Public Library and a graduate of the FSU Communication and Theatre program.

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Friday, January 22, 2016

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, ZMM Architects and Engineers Pops Series presents “John Williams: All the Blockbusters,” conducted by Maestro Grant Cooper, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Colebank Hall on Fairmont State University’s campus in Fairmont.

For advance tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Tickets will be available for sale at the door. Reserved seats are $30; general admission are $20; and student tickets are $5. Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community and Technical College students can gain admission free of charge with a student ID.

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