Throughout the year, the CWU Department of Music is host to a number of diverse music festivals which serve to promote a higher level of music education in the state of Washington.
These gatherings offer participating students and school groups the opportunity to perform for and with professionals who offer clinics, adjudications, and concerts. The students also are able to meet other groups from around the state and hear performances by CWU music ensembles. If you are a music educator please note the festival dates and coordinators as listed below.
|2016-17 Academic Year|
April 28-29, 2017 : WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Competition
July 14-15, 2017: CWU "Sounds of Summer" Percussion Camp
July, 30 - August 5, 2017: Tacoma Youth Symphony Summer Orchestra Festival
|2017-18 Academic Year|
November 6, 2017: Regional Division National Trumpet Competition Trumpet Fest
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World-renowned composer and pianist Ola Gjeilo [pronounced Yay-lo] will present an enchanting conceAspen String Trio Brings "Magical Synergy" To CWU April 1
The world-renowned Aspen String Trio will bring its special brand of musical excellence to Central