Music Department to Present Three Spring Concerts

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will offer three concerts at the end of the spring 2013 semester.

On April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Wallman Hall Room 229, the FSU New Music Students Ensemble, as well as guest performers, directed by Dr. Daniel Eichenbaum, will perform 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 p.m. in Wallman Hall Auditorium, the FSU Chamber Choir, Jazz and Percussion Ensembles, directed by Dr. Valarie Huffman (Jazz and Percussion Ensembles) and Dr. Sam Spears (Choir), will perform. Both the Choir and the Jazz and Percussion Ensembles will play early 20th century jazz pieces.

On May 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Assembly of God in Fairmont the Fairmont State Collegiate Singers and Community Chorus, directed by Dr. Sam Spears and accompanied by John Morrison, will present “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 these concerts is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.