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|
April 24-25, 2015 : WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Competition
July 17-18, 2015: CWU "Sounds of Summer" Percussion Camp
Summer 2015: Prep Strings Summer Camp
|2015-16 Academic Year|
November 12, 2014: Regional Division National Trumpet Competition Trumpet Fest For more information contact: John Harbaugh
|2016-2017 Academic Year|
|Fall 2016: Central Cello Celebration|
for more information contact: John Michel
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Nikolas Caoile, CWU’s Director of Orchestras, will host Central On Stage at 7:00 p.m. Monday, DecCWU Alumna Performs On Good Morning America
Heather Thomas, a multitalented percussionist who honed her skills at Central Washington University,