School of Fine Arts

Festival of new music returns to campus

Friday, September 07, 2018

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.

School-Day performances available for The Addams Family Musical

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Fairmont State University theatre program is offering two school-day performances of “The Addams Family”, a musical comedy which includes themes of inclusion, acceptance, love, family, honesty, and coming of age. The performances will be Wednesday, October 31, and Thursday, November 1, at 9:30a.m. in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State. The performance is 2 hours long and is appropriate for middle and high school students.

Family ties on and off stage

Thursday, June 07, 2018

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.

Maestro Cooper completes residency at Fairmont State University

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Grant Cooper, recently-retired Artistic Director of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, is completing an intensive ten days of teaching and musical collaboration at Fairmont State University. 

Original Production Comes to Wallman Hall Theatre

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of communication and theatre arts is excited to present “Voices Realigned: Rewind, Revisit, and Remember” an original theatre production. The play will be performed in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State on April 26, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 304-367-4240.

Final Wind Ensemble Concert of the Semester

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to announce the final Wind Ensemble concert of the spring semester. The concert will be performed in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Grant Cooper to Conduct Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with Fairmont State

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music will present a concert performance of Henry Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aenea”.  Former West Virginia Symphony Orchestra conductor, Grant Cooper will lead an ensemble of professional soloists, Baroque instrumentalists, and the Fairmont State Collegiate Singers and Community Chorus.  There will be two performances: Friday, April 27, 7:30p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Fairmont, and Saturday, April 28, 7:30p.m.

Original Production Comes to Wallman Hall Theatre

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of communication and theatre arts is excited to present “Voices Realigned: Rewind, Revisit, and Remember” an original theatre production. The play will be performed in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State on April 26, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 304-367-4240.

Department of music free concert

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to announce an evening of sweet music and sweet desserts.  “The Noteworthy Performance” begins at 7:30p.m. at Noteworthy Sweets in Fairmont, WV on Thursday, April 12th. The concert is free, but donations are accepted and delicious food, pastries, and coffee are available for purchase.

Jenny Wilson Trio comes to Fairmont State University

Monday, March 19, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to welcome the Jenny Wilson Trio to the campus of Fairmont State. They will be presenting a free concert of jazz music at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.

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