For the fourth year in a row, Fairmont State University embarked on its annual Falcon Day of Giving on Thursday, October 27. During this 24-hour fundraising marathon, 891 alumni and friends joined together to raise more than $375,000 supporting 44 colleges and programs throughout campus. During this year’s Day of Giving, donors provided nearly $109,000 for scholarships, and $174,000 for athletic programs.
Fairmont State University’s Community Arts will host the newly established Black Diamond Philharmonic (BDP) for its premiere performance on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wallman Hall Theatre. BDP is a non-profit organization that employs local musicians to provide musical events of the highest quality, and the only professional orchestra in the greater Morgantown area.
The Fairmont State University Community Arts Program will host the BETA Quartet as they present a concert to honor individuals working in healthcare professions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The concert will take place on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wallman Hall Theatre, with all proceeds benefitting the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
The Fairmont State Falcon Marching Band will return to competition for the annual “Tournament of Bands” marching band competition at Fairmont State’s Duvall-Rosier Field on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 7p.m. The Tournament of Bands provides an opportunity for competitive and exhibition marching bands throughout the region to perform.
Fairmont State University has announced Dr. Alyssa Schwartz will lead the band programs as the University’s band director. Schwartz brings extensive experience in directing, performing and quality instruction to the position.
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