New Music Festival 2019

Friday, September 27

Saturday, September 28

Fairmont State University in Fairmont, WV

Festival Host: Daniel Eichenbaum

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FEATURING Registration Fee: All composers having works performed at West Fork this year must submit a $50 registration fee.  To pay the registration fee, please call Valerie Woofter in the FSU Fine Arts office at (304)367-4219 during normal business hours and use a major credit card.  There is no registration fee for performers or audience members. Tentative Schedule of Events: Concerts are performed in Wallman Hall Theater Presentations are in Wallman Hall Room 229 unless otherwise noted Friday, September 27 11 AM      Concert 2 1 PM        Presentation: Leviathan Trio 2 PM        Concert 3 7:30 PM   Concert 4: Leviathan Trio 9 PM        After Hours Concert   Saturday, September 28 11 AM      Concert 5 1 PM        Presentation: Great Noise Ensemble 2 PM        Concert 6 7:30 PM   Concert 7: Great Noise Ensemble  9 PM        After Hours Concert Lodging Information: There is also a block of rooms at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Fairmont.  Rooms with 2 beds are $85 per night and include free breakfast and wifi.  Call (304)367-9150 and mention one of the following codes to reserve at this rate.  Rooms must be booked by September 12 to get this special rate:  Arrive on Thursday, September 26: WFNS Arrive on Friday, September 27: WFMS Arrive on Saturday, September 28: WFFS All are events are free and open to the public. For additional festival information, please email Festival Host Daniel Eichenbaum. Funding for this festival is provided by the Department of Music, School of Fine Arts at Fairmont State University.
Great Noise Ensemble Among the most exciting and ambitious new music  ensembles in Washington, D.C.” (Kyle Gullings, A  Composer’s Notebook), and “perhaps the DC  region’s most exciting professional group dedicated  to performing new classical music” (Jason McCool,  The Pinkline Project), Great Noise Ensemble is a  working embodiment of its mission to fight for the  performance of new works and promote emerging  talent in contemporary music.  
Leviathan Trio Leviathan is committed to performing the music of  our time with an emphasis on collaborative  commissioning, extended musicianship, and  gender-balanced programming.  Now in their fifth  season, this dynamic trio is comprised of new  music specialist Lindsey Goodman on flute,  renowned chamber musician Hannah Pressley on  cello, and prize-winning composer Joseph  Dangerfield on piano.