West Fork New Music Festival 2016

Friday, September 23 and

Saturday, September 24

Fairmont State University in Fairmont, WV

Festival Host: Daniel Eichenbaum

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Featuring                          Richard Kravchak, oboe               Jenifer Weber, mezzo soprano Featuring Six Concerts of New Music and Presentations Music by area composers: Paul Barsom, Penn State University Daniel Eichenbaum, Fairmont State University Matthew Harder, West Liberty University Matthew Jackfert, WV Public Radio Jennifer Merkowitz, Otterbein University Charles Nichols, Virginia Tech Mark Phillips, Ohio University Ciro Scotto, Ohio University Mark Snyder, University of Mary Washington David Taddie, West Virginia University Mark Zanter, Marshall University Registration Fee: All composers having works performed at West Fork this year must submit a $20 registration fee.  There is no registration fee for performers or audience members. Tentative Schedule of Events: Concerts are performed in Colebank Hall Auditorium Masterclasses are in Wallman Hall Room 229 Friday, September 23 11:00AM Welcome/Concert 1 1:00PM Paul Barsom Masterclass 2:00 Concert 2 3:00 Jennifer Merkowitz Masterclass 4:00 Mark Phillips Masterclass 7:30 Concert 3- Jenifer Weber, mezzo soprano Saturday, September 24 11:00AM Concert 4 12:15PM Jenifer Weber Vocal Masterclass 1:00PM Charles Nichols Masterclass (Wallman Hall, Room 236) 2:00 Concert 5 3:30 Richard Kravchak Oboe Masterclass 7:30 Concert 6- Richard Kravchak, oboe 9:30 Post-Concert Electroacoustic Jam at Joe n Throw, 323½ Adams Street, Fairmont All concerts and presentations are free and open to the public. Lodging Information: Two hotels are recommended.  The Super 8 in Fairmont has a special block of rooms for $70 per night when you book under the “Daniel Eichenbaum” group reservation at (304)363-1488.  The Super 8 must be booked by September 2 to get this rate.  There is also a block of rooms at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Fairmont.  King rooms are $80 per night while double suites (double beds with fold-out couch) are $90 per night.  Call (304)367-9150 and mention code “WFMS” by September 2 to book this rate. For additional festival information, please email Festival Host Daniel Eichenbaum.

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                                    Super 8                                                                                  Fairfield Inn & Suites
Funding for this festival was made in part by a grant from the Fairmont State Foundation and by the Department of Music, School of Fine Arts at Fairmont State University.