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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