Exhibits/Performances

Exhibits

Jacqueline H. Brown, Visual Arts
Exhibited work at the International Pit Fire Exhibition, Cochise College, Ariz.
Dr. Travis W. English and Ashley L. Lester, Visual Arts
Co-planner and Participant, Queer Appalachia (regional exhibition), Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery, FSU, November 2022.
Co-planner, Queer Social Club (local event), Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery, FSU.
Pete D. Herzfeld, Visual Arts
Entry accepted for the 12th Annual Open Art Exhibition, Light Space and Time Online Art Gallery, July 2022.
Dr. Kara Rogers Thomas, Sociology
Curated, in partnership with Maryland Humanities, the Museums on Main Street Smithsonian Exhibit, Crossroads: Change in Rural America, Allegany Museum, Cumberland, January-February 2023. As part of that work, she directed the development of a companion exhibit featuring her students’ work on “The Push and Pull of Appalachia” and facilitated weekly programs and discussions.

Performances

Dr. Jill A. Morris Chihak, English and Foreign Languages, and Dr. Scott E. Rieker, Music
Singers, “Our Breath: Diverse Repertoire Is the Key to Healthy Singing,” with the FSU Chamber Singers, Maryland Music Educators Association.
Dr. James A. DeWire, Music
Presented eight full recitals, including a solo recital, three recitals with the Zanoli Duo and two West Shore Piano Trio recitals.
Andy Duncan, English and Foreign Languages
“Close Encounters,” from his 2012 novelette, Facebook Video Reading Series of the Friends of the Washington Street Library, Cumberland, May 2023.
44th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, Fla., March 2023:
Cast member for a performance of J.R. Dawson’s new play, Imagination, in the Friday-Night Flash Play Festival
Fiction reading from a new, untitled short story
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (virtual), October 2022:
Cast Member, The Throwback (one-act play) by Jeanne Beckwith
Reading, “Exhuming Private Rock” (new short story)
Dr. Sydney B. Duncan, English and Foreign Languages
Actor, The Throwback (one-act play) by Jeanne Beckwith, International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (virtual), October 2022.
Shea-Mikal Green, Theatre and Dance
Co-created an original work, Lewis Luvz Clark, with Rebecca Posner, which was performed at the Cannonball Festival/Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Performed the role of Karen, August: Osage County, Cumberland Theatre.
Performed the role of Laura, Meteor Shower, Maryland Ensemble Theatre.
Nicole A. Mattis, Theatre and Dance
Cumberland Theatre:
Dialect Coach, Murder on the Orient Express, February 2023
Director, August: Osage County, August-September 2022
Producer/Director, My Body, No Choice, participating in active response to the Roe v. Wade decision.
Darrell S. Rushton, Theatre and Dance
Collaborated with the Department of Music on staging of Considering Matthew Shepherd, FSU and in Baltimore.
Dr. Artie Lee Travis, Vice President, Student Affairs
Wisdom in Thoughts of a Colored Man, FSU, April 2023.
Dr. Brent M. Weber, Music
Conducted the FSU Jazz Orchestra in the Holiday Concert Pre-show, December 2022.
Conducted the FSU Jazz Orchestra for the Evening of Jazz Concert, November 2022.
Conducted the FSU Saxophone Ensemble, which was made up of 18 student and community saxophonists, November 2022.
Performed the first movement of Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto as part of the Faculty Showcase Recital, September 2022.
Potomac Concert Band:
Conducted the second half of the summer season, 2022.
Led the ensemble for three community concerts, July and September 2022.
Dr. Joseph S. Yungen, Music
Organized and performed in the 2023 President’s Concert, FSU, April 2023.
National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Benefit Concert, Frostburg, April 2023.
Concert, with Black Diamond Philharmonic, Fairmont, W.Va., March 2023.
Recital, with baritone Vinay Thomas, Pittsburgh, March 2023.
Performances, with FSU Chamber Singers, in Cumberland, Grantsville and local schools (Mountain Ridge and Allegany high schools and Bishop Walsh School), March 2023.
Asylum Concert to Benefit Refugees of the Ukraine-Russia War, Cumberland, February 2023.
Solo Piano Recitals, Ashland and Medford, Ore., December 2022.
Piano and Violin Recitals, with Matous Michal, Cumberland and Frostburg, September 2022.
Organized and performed in Faculty Showcase Recital, FSU, September 2022.
Dr. Joseph S. Yungen and Dr. Eftihia Arkoudis, Music
World Premiere of Zach Gulaboff Davis’ Crosswind, Music at Penn Alps, Grantsville, Md., June 2022.
Dr. Joseph S. Yungen and Dr. James A. DeWire, Music
Two-Piano Recital, FSU, April 2023.
Dr. Joseph S. Yungen and Gregory Scott Stuart, Music
Baritone Recital, FSU, April 2023.
Dr. Joseph S. Yungen and Dr. Brent M. Weber, Music
Saxophone Recitals, FSU, October 2022 and April 2023.
Dr. Joseph S. Yungen, Dr. Mackenzie J. LaMont and Dr. Brent M. Weber Music
Percussion Recital, FSU, November 2022.
Dr. Joseph S. Yungen, Dr. Avery Pettigrew and Joshua A. Bishop, Music
Euphonium/Horn Recital, FSU, September 2022.