The Fairmont State University Department of Art is excited to welcome Brooklyn based artist, and West Virginia native, Martin Mazorra to the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University. The show is on display now and will run through February 15. A virtual artist talk via Skype will be held February 5 at 5:30 p.m. Gallery hours for viewing the collection are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to announce that award-winning composer and Top 10 Billboard Jazz artist, Tony DeSare, will perform a tribute to the music of Frank Sinatra with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO) on Monday, February 11, at 7:30p.m. in Colebank Hall on the Fairmont State University main campus.
The Fairmont State University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Fairmont State Alum and Fairmont native Neil L. King, will present a free concert November 28 at 7:30p.m. in Wallman Hall on the campus of Fairmont State. The event is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Department of Art is pleased to present, “Paintings and Drawings” by Jeremy Long in the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University. The show is currently on display from October 22 and will run through December 6 with a closing reception and gallery talk taking place Thursday, December 6 at 3:00p.m. Gallery hours for viewing the collection are Monday through Friday 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.. The event is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Falcon Marching Band will present its annual Stadium Review Concert in Colebank Hall on the main campus of Fairmont State on Friday, November 9, at 7:30p.m. The concert will feature selections from our 2018 halftime show (West Side Story), pregame show, and stands music repertoire. The concert is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
During the month of November, the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folk Life Center will be commemorating the 50thanniversary of the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster. This event had a devastating effect on Marion County and the surrounding area, but it also brought about changes in mine safety.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to host an evening of pleasant music and sweet desserts. “A Noteworthy Performance” will take place on Thursday, October 18th, at 7:30p.m. at Noteworthy Sweets located at 91 Fairmont Avenue in Fairmont WV. The live performance is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music is proud to present international performing artist, Dr. Ross Ahlhorn at the First Presbyterian Church in Fairmont, WV on Friday, September 14th, at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Ahlhorn will present a trumpet recital titled, “Pop Art: Intersections Between Popular, Folk, and Classical Music”, which will feature works inspired by, or directly influenced by, folk and popular music. The event is free and open to the public.
Fairmont State University is proud to host the 5th annual West Fork New Music Festival on the university campus Thursday, September 27th through Saturday, September 29th. Nearly a hundred local, national, and international composers and performers will perform seven concerts on the campus of Fairmont State University and two additional concerts in downtown Fairmont.
There are many well-known acting dynasties: The Barrymores; The Carradines; The Fondas. Did you know that Fairmont has its very own theatrical family? Fairmont natives Shannon and Chris Yost have been appearing together onstage with The Fairmont State University Masquers Town and Gown Summer Theatre since 2006, when they both played orphans in a production of Oliver. Now, 12 years later, they can be seen together again in this summer's presentation, The 1940s Radio Hour.
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