Fairmont State University composer explores sounds of Green Bank

picture of Fairmont State composer and music faculty Dr. Daniel Eichenbaum
Fairmont State University composer and music faculty Dr. Daniel Eichenbaum.

Two hours south of Fairmont, in the rolling Appalachian Mountains, lies a hidden gem in West Virginia, the Green Bank Observatory. A radio quiet zone where cell phones cease working and state-of-the-art technology is surrounded by a wildlife-protection area. Fertile ground for the imagination of Fairmont State composer and music faculty Dr. Daniel Eichenbaum. Some of the world’s top radio astronomers also flock here to explore the universe.

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