Fine Arts Event

Paintings and drawings by Jeremy Long on display in Wallman Hall

Monday, November 05, 2018

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.   

Falcon Marching Band announces free stadium review concert

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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. 

Commemorating The 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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. 

A Noteworthy Performance

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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. 

Pop Art: Intersections between Popular, Folk and Classical music comes to Fairmont

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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. 

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.

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.

Town and Gown presents The 1940s Radio Hour

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The Fairmont State University Town and Gown Theatre presents “The 1940’s Radio Hour” a musical theatre production. The play will be performed in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State on June 15, 16, 21, 22, and 21 at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 304-367-4240.

Performance of the Summer: Mozart’s Requiem

Monday, June 04, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to announce the performance of the “Mozart Requiem” on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at 5:00pm at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Morgantown, West Virginia.The performance is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be collected.

Vets With Guitars benefit concert planned

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is excited to announce a special concert benefiting the Clarksburg V.A. and their Vets With Guitars program. The “Vets With Guitars Benefit Concert” will be live at Fairmont State on Saturday, May 12. The concert starts at 7 p.m. in Wallman Hall Auditorium on the Fairmont State campus. Admission is just $10 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the local Clarksburg V.A. and Vets With Guitars.

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