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Rescheduled – FSU Student Shedd to Perform Junior Vocal Recital PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 09 February 2010 08:25

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University junior Caroline Shedd will perform her vocal recital on Sunday, February 28 at 7 PM in the Pealer Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center.  This event is free and open to the public.  The recital has been rescheduled from its original February 7 date.

Shedd, singing in the mezzo-soprano range, will perform compositions from composers such as Edvard Grieg, Gabriel Faure, Samuel Barber, Henry Purcell, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Johann Strauss II.  She will be accompanied by Judith Brown on piano.

Shedd is a vocal performance major, with a minor in French, and hopes to teach voice, piano, and flute.  She is a member of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee and the FSU Chamber Choir.  Shedd is a 2006 graduate of Middletown High School.  She ...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2010 12:07
Expanded Mission, New Home for FSU Center for Creative Writing PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Monday, 08 February 2010 19:50

GerryLaFemina_CCWsmAfter physically moving its headquarters into newly renovated space on Main Street in Frostburg, the FSU Center for Creative Writing is now open to expand its mission even more toward outreach to the community, to writers, and to lovers of the written word.

And with the move to the last open space in the Lyric Building on Main Street comes an expanded mission focusing on community outreach; new programs for writers, readers and lovers of the literary arts; and a space for writing and reading.

“We want people to come in, to have their imaginations inspired,” says Center Director Gerry LaFemina.

The center now has workshops available for every type of writer.  The community writing workshop will be held every second and fourth Monday of the month, a workshop for ...

Last Updated on Monday, 08 February 2010 20:00
Irish Tenors Return to Frostburg State University PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Sunday, 07 February 2010 02:24

DruidsmThe Irish Tenors return to the Cultural Events Series at Frostburg State University with “DRUID: Featuring the Irish Tenors,” a show that vibrantly captures the essence of the modern Irish spirit, an influence that has spread far beyond Ireland’s green countryside and island shores.  Featuring the Irish Tenors, Ciaran Nagle, Jeremy Morgan, Robert Archibald, Kenneth O’Reagan, and Simon Morgan, the show will be held in the Pealer Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center at FSU on Wednesday, February 24, beginning at 7:30 PM.

“DRUID” is a musical journey from Ireland’s pre-Christian times through oppression, famine, emigration, and the “Celtic Tiger” economy to finally rest on the hopes of the nation’s future.  It is a celebration of passion for life, an ...

RESCHEDULED - Photo Show Jury Drop-Off Date PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 05 February 2010 21:16

AACadWebBIGDue to the weather, the photo show jury drop-off date for the Saville Gallery's 17th Annual Tri-State Photography Exhibition has been rescheduled to NEXT Saturday, February 13 from 10 AM - 5 PM.  The Saville Gallery is located at 9 North Centre Street in Downtown Cumberland's Arts & Entertainment District.  The Opening Reception will still be held on Saturday, February 20.

Artists may submit up to two (2) entries in any of the three jury categories: Color, Black & White, or Special Effects.  Members of the Allegany Arts Council will be charged a $5 jury fee for each entry.  Non-members will be charged a $10 jury fee for each entry.  New members are always welcome and encouraged!

Application forms for this 17th Annual Tri-State Photography Exhibition are ...

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2010 21:43
FSU Center for Creative Writing Sponsors One-Act Playwriting Competition PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 04 February 2010 09:00

logo_new2.240x240The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing announces its first annual One-Act Playwriting Competition to showcase new works.

Writers are encouraged to submit their one-act plays (with a running time of 40 minutes or less) to the center by April 1.  Entries will be judged on plot, character development, dialogue, and overall quality.

The first prize winner will receive $750 and production of his or her play at the Frostburg One-Act Playwriting Festival to be held on the FSU campus in September 2010.  Second and third prize winners will receive $250 and $100, respectively, and staged readings of their works.

For submission guidelines, visit the Center for Creative Writing’s Web site at

FSU is committed to making all ...


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