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Festivals and Camps

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.

2014-15 Academic Year

March 5-7, 2015Wind Ensemble Festival
For more information contact: Larry Gookin

March 12-13 2015:  Orchestra Festival
For more information contact: Nikolas Caoile

April 24-25, 2015 : WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Competition
For more information contact: Mark Lane

May 15-16, 2015: John Moawad Invitational Jazz Festival
For more information contact: Chris Bruya

June 27 - July 2, 2015: Jazz Camp
For more information contact: Chris Bruya

July 7-11, 2015 2015: Clarinet Camp
For more information contact: Joseph Brooks

July 12-16, 2015: Summer Band Camps
For more information contact: Dr. Todd Shiver

Summer 2015: Kairos Lyceum
For more information contact: Tim Betts

July 17-18, 2015: CWU "Sounds of Summer" Percussion Camp
For more information contact: Mark Goodenberger

July 26 - August 1, 2015: Tacoma Youth Symphony Summer Orchestra Festival
For more information contact: Tacoma Youth Symphony

Summer 2015: Prep Strings Summer Camp

2015-16 Academic Year

November, 2015: Sonata-Sonatina Festival
For more information contact: John Pickett

November 12, 2014: Regional Division National Trumpet Competition Trumpet Fest For more information contact: John Harbaugh

November 13-14, 2014: Fall Choral Classic Festival
For more information contact: Gary Weidenaar

2016-2017 Academic Year
Fall 2016: Central Cello Celebration
for more information contact: John Michel