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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Monday, April 06, 2015

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Monday, April 06, 2015

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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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