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Arts for Enrichment

Campus community members watch the Tibetan Monks create a mandala.
Meet artists and experience one of our free enrichment programs. Photo credit/Sam DeMartino


The Honey Dewdrops
Introduction to Harmony Singing

Saturday, Sept. 18 at 3:30 PM
FSU Upper Quad I Old Main Interactive Stage
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Let your bird out of its cage and make some music with others! Americana folk music duo, the Honey Dewdrops, share techniques for achieving good tone, finding the melody and creating harmony.

Salsa Magic: Latin American Dance Party

We are working to reschedule this event at a later date.

Enjoy an evening of non-stop fun! Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with an energetic, interactive dance party with professional Latin dancers Lee “El Gringuito” Smith and Kat La Gata. Watch and learn international styles of merengue, bachata and salsa. When the lesson ends, the dance competition starts, with the chance to win exciting prizes. Let’s get this party started!

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Presented in partnership with the Office of Student Life

Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Community Discussion: The Music Industry

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at 3 PM
Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center

Maryland Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Jonathan Parrish leads a community discussion about the music industry. Topics will include examination of the skills, work and rewards involved in arts management careers and analysis of the non-profit organization model, including mission, governance practices, and fundraising. The workshop provides current and future arts professionals with insight on how to achieve success in the professional arts world.

Space is limited; reserve space online or through the University Box Office at 301.687.3137 or



The presentation of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra is supported by the  Community Trust Foundation ’s Iris and Peter Halmos Community Fund and by the FSU Foundation

Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Prélude with Elizabeth Schulze
YouTube Virtual Presentation

Maryland Symphony Orchestra Musical Director Elizabeth Schulze discusses the works that will be performed during the Nov. 12 performance.

Ak Dan Gwang Chil
Korean Folk Music 101

Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 3:30 PM
Lane University Center, Manicur Assembly Hall and Virtual

Ak Dan Gwang Chil shares rhythms, songs and dance from the sacred, shamanic and secular gut (ritual music) and minyo (folk song) traditions of Korea’s Hwanghae-do region.

This engagement of Ak Dan Gwang Chil is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of the  Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and is supported by Korea Arts Management Service. Presented in partnership with Office of Student Life.

Indian Ink Theatre Company
Workshop: Acting with Teeth   

Date/Time TBA

Discover the transformative power of the mask in creating characters. Exercises teach participants to discover new improvisational skills that help them to release joy, find pleasure in failure and experience freedom when approaching text.

Space is limited and reservations are required. Contact us at  301.687.3137 or

Secrets of Clowning: Physical Comedy Workshop

Date/Time TBA
Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center

The performers of New York-based theatrical troupe Acrobuffos share the hidden principles of clowning, how clowning relates to the theatre and how to communicate and create comedy with no words.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Contact us at  301.687.3137 or

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
This engagement of Acrobuffos is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of the  Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts

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To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, masks are required to be worn on campus by ALL individuals. Visitors to campus must visit for symptom monitoring. Learn more

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CES is supported in part by grants from the  Maryland State Arts Council, the Allegany Arts Council, and the City of Frostburg.

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