Performance Groups

Fairmount Center for the Arts has six performance groups for dancers, singers, and musicians who wish to expand their performing skills and partake in additional performance opportunities. Our current dance ensembles include the Fairmount Dance Company and the Spanish Dance Company. Our two music/voice ensembles include the Fairmount Youth Chamber Ensemble and the Fairmount Children’s Chorus (or in the summer, known as the Summer Singers!).

Registration for Summer ’24 is now open! Register online HERE. You can also view our Summer print catalog here.

Please note:
If you or your student may require special accommodations to participate in our camps and classes, please contact Sydney Kreuzmann, Program Director, at prodir@fairmountcenter.org prior to registering. Thank you for your cooperation!

The Fairmount Dance Company (FDC) and the Fairmount Dance Company Jr. (FDC Jr.)

Directed by Mason Alexander, FDC is a contemporary ballet-based performance group comprised of Intermediate/Advanced level Fairmount students who wish to broaden their exposure and increase their versatility in different styles of dance, hone in on attention to detail within their technique and stage presence, and have more performance opportunities in the community outside of Fairmount’s annual seasonal performances. Depending on enrollment, FDC can be divided up into FDC and FDC Jr. to better algin with student skill levels. Sign up for FDC here.

Upcoming FDC Performances:

More info coming soon- stay tuned?

The Fairmount Spanish Dance Company

Founded in 1972 by Libby Lubinger, The Fairmount Spanish Dance Company- directed by Sandi Bohl- shares the tradition of this dance style through community performances, residencies, and lecture/demonstrations. Spanish Company is by instructor invitation only, please contact us at (440) 338-3171 or info@fairmountcenter.org for more information.

Upcoming Spanish Dance Company performances:

Stay tuned!

Fairmount Youth Chamber Ensemble

Founded in 2022 and directed by our new music director Abigail Johnson, students ages 8+ will learn how to rehearse and perform as a team! Musicians will be placed according to musical interests and skill level. Performers will learn how to sight-read efficiently, make musical decisions as a group, and lead an ensemble. Repertoire will be decided based on the students’ interest and can range from classical to pop to jazz. Students will be placed based on instructors’ recommendation, an audition, and genre interests. The Chamber Ensemble will perform at the seasonal Fairmount Music Recitals and other community events.

No placement auditions are required for Summer session– sign up here.

Upcoming Youth Chamber performances:

May 4: The Fairmount Music Recital at Church of the Western Reserve

Fairmount Children’s Chorus

Led by Fairmount faculty member Allan Licht, students ages 7-12 will learn basic skills like reading music, creating simple vocal harmonies, and following a conductor while building confidence and teamwork. The Chorus performs at the seasonal Fairmount Music Recitals and other community events. The Children’s Chorus becomes the Summer Singers during the warmer months! Don’t let the fun stop in May- sign up here for Summer Singers!

Upcoming Children’s Chorus performances:

May 4: The Fairmount Music Recital at Church of the Western Reserve