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Salsa Workshop

Support CES today and you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you play a vital role in keeping the arts thriving in Western Maryland and the tri-state region. As a generous donor to CES, you may enjoy opportunities to meet the artists, show-day  “thank you” events and special surprises throughout the year that build your excitement and enthusiasm for CES programs.

Did You Know?

  • Ticket sale revenue accounts for only 30% of the shows’ costs.
  • Thousands of area school children experience CES programming each year.
  • Educational programs like master classes and lectures are presented free of charge to the community.
  • Students gain valuable hands-on experience working with professional touring artists.
  • Community and campus partners in recent years include 21st Century After School Program, Allegany County Animal Shelter, Allegany County Chinese Immersion Program, Clatter Café, Cumberland Jazz Society, Department of Juvenile Services, Evergreen Heritage Center Foundation, FrostburgFirst, FSU Admissions Department, FSU Appalachian Festival,  FSU Children’s Literature Center, FSU departments of Music and Theatre & Dance, Student Activities and Fraternity/Sorority Life, Lewis J. Ort Library, Mountain City Center for the Arts, P-20 Connects After School Program and WFWM-FM.

Give Today!

  • Give Online
  • Complete the donor card and return by mail.
  • Visit the Foundation Match page to determine if your employer will match your contribution.
  • Include CES in your estate planning to preserve arts programming at FSU.