Department of Music

"American Women: Our Stories, Our Voices" performance set for April 22

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is proud to present our Music on the Hill Guest Artist, flutist, Kelly Sulick. The show titled, “American Women: Our Stories, Our Voices” celebrates the journey American women have faced throughout history, contextualizing their challenges and celebrating their triumphs. The event takes place on April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Wallman Hall room 229 on the campus of Fairmont State. The event is free and open to the public. 

Falcon Cabaret at the Little Red Hen Bakery

Monday, April 01, 2019

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to host an evening of pleasant music and sweet desserts. The “Falcon Cabaret” will take place on Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Little Red Hen Bakery located at 323 Adams Street, in Fairmont. The live performance is free and open to the public. 

'Tis the Season for Bells and Voices

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Department of Music at Fairmont State University presents an annual traditional Service of Lessons and Carols on December 1 at 7:30p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Fairmont, WV and a separate performance on December 2 at 3:00p.m. at Suncrest United Methodist Church in Morgantown, WV. The handbell choirs at each church will collaborate with the Fairmont State choirs.  The event is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be collected.

Faculty share their love of music

Friday, July 27, 2018

As part of the Marion County Public Library’s summer reading program “Libraries Rock,” local musicians gathered at the library to showcase their instruments during the Meet the Orchestra event.

Children had the opportunity to spend an afternoon at the library to learn about the different instruments in an orchestra.

Maestro Cooper completes residency at Fairmont State University

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Grant Cooper, recently-retired Artistic Director of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, is completing an intensive ten days of teaching and musical collaboration at Fairmont State University. 

Vets With Guitars benefit concert planned

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to announce a special concert benefiting the Clarksburg V.A. and their Vets With Guitars program. The “Vets With Guitars Benefit Concert” will be live at Fairmont State on Saturday, May 12. The concert starts at 7 p.m. in Wallman Hall Auditorium on the Fairmont State campus. Admission is just $10 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the local Clarksburg V.A. and Vets With Guitars.

Final Wind Ensemble Concert of the Semester

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to announce the final Wind Ensemble concert of the spring semester. The concert will be performed in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Grant Cooper to Conduct Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with Fairmont State

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music will present a concert performance of Henry Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aenea”.  Former West Virginia Symphony Orchestra conductor, Grant Cooper will lead an ensemble of professional soloists, Baroque instrumentalists, and the Fairmont State Collegiate Singers and Community Chorus.  There will be two performances: Friday, April 27, 7:30p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Fairmont, and Saturday, April 28, 7:30p.m.

Department of music free concert

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to announce an evening of sweet music and sweet desserts.  “The Noteworthy Performance” begins at 7:30p.m. at Noteworthy Sweets in Fairmont, WV on Thursday, April 12th. The concert is free, but donations are accepted and delicious food, pastries, and coffee are available for purchase.

Dr. Anne Patterson Receives Legacy Award

Friday, April 06, 2018

Dr. Anne Patterson, Fairmont State University professor of music, has received the Ann Kathryn Flagg Artist or Art Supporter Award during the 2018 Legacy of Women Awards, presented by the West Virginia Women’s Commission.

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