Fairmont State’s Department of Music will present its second annual Fête de Noël Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Colebank Hall. A public reception will begin at 7 p.m. in Colebank Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission at the door, $5 for seniors and FSU and Pierpont faculty and staff and free for FSU and Pierpont students and children. Contributions of food, clothing items and money for the Soup Opera in Fairmont will be collected. For more information about the Holiday Concert, call (304) 367-4219.
 
The concert celebrates the season and the spirit of giving and serves as an honors recital recognizing the work of outstanding Music majors. Students selected by the Department of Music faculty for solo performances include Ben Male, guitar; Briana Pudsell, mezzo-soprano; Andy Grindle, trumpet; Elizabeth Bertovich, marimba; and Rayme Pullen, piano.  The FSU Collegiate Singers, Chamber Singers, and Piano Ensemble will also perform.  The program will close with a holiday sing-along by the audience and the choirs.

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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. An additional evening of auditions has been scheduled for Monday, April 6. 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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