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West Fork New Music Festival

September 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fairmont State University is proud to host the 4th annual West Fork New Music Festival.  Guest composers and performers from the surrounding region and across the country will be in attendance.

All performances are at 11 AM, 2 PM, and 7:30 PM both days in Fairmont State’s Wallman Hall Theater.

Great Noise Ensemble, an internationally recognized performing ensemble based in Washington, D.C., will be the featured performers. Great Noise Ensemble performs Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30 PM.

In addition to the musical performances, several of the composers and performers will be offering workshops on a variety of musical topics. Included in these offerings is a special presentation by Steinway and Sons featuring their Model D concert grand piano. Audience members will be able to see, hear, and try a spectacular instrument. This special presentation is at 3 PM on Friday in Wallman Hall Theater.

Friday, September 8
11 AM  Concert 1
1 PM    Presentation: Great Noise Ensemble
2 PM    Concert 2
3 PM    Steinway Special Presentation in Wallman Theater
4 PM    Presentation: Dylan Findley
7:30 PM  Concert 3 (GNE)
– Works by
Scott Blasco, Daniel Eichenbaum, Timothy Kramer, Réjean Marois, Mark Phillips, Ingrid Stöltzel, Rodney Waschka, and Bailey Whanger
9 PM    After Hours concert at Joe ‘n Throw, 323½ Adams Street, Fairmont

Saturday, September 9
11 AM  Concert 4
12 PM  Presentation: Ingrid Stölzel
1 PM    Presentation: Robert McClure
2 PM    Concert 5
3:30 PM  Presentation: Joseph Koykkar
4:30 PM  Presentation: Ashlee Busch
7:30 PM  Concert 6 (GNE)
Works by Aaron Alter, Armando Bayolo, Joseph Bohigian, Ashlee Busch, Dylan Findley, Matthew Jaskot, and Richard Pressley
9 PM    After Hours concert at The Rambling Root, 101 Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont

For more information and a complete schedule: Click here


September 8, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm