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Phone: (509) 963-1216
Fax: (509) 963-1239

Music Festivals and Camps Offered at CWU

Throughout the year, the CWU Department of Music is host to a number of diverse music festivals and camps, 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.

All events are quite tentative due to Covid situation.

2020-21 Academic Year

February 25-27, 2021 Wind Ensemble Festival
For more information contact: Paul Bain

March 4-5, 2021 Orchestra Festival
For more information contact: Nikolas Caoile

March 5-6, 2021 (online only) Central Cello Celebration
for more information contact: John Michel

April 23-24, 2021 WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Competition
For more information contact the WMEA.

May 7-8, 2021 John Moawad Invitational Jazz Festival
For more information contact: Chris Bruya

July 2021  Summer Band Camps
For more information contact: Paul Bain

July 2021 (tentative): CWU "Sounds of Summer" Percussion Camp
For more information contact: Mark Goodenberger

July 2021 Jazz Camp
For more information contact: Chris Bruya

Summer 2021 Tacoma Youth Symphony Summer Orchestra Festival
For more information contact: Tacoma Youth Symphony

2021-22 Academic Year

Sonata-Sonatina Festival
For more information contact the main office

November, 2021 Regional Division National Trumpet Competition  & Trumpet Fest
For more information contact: John Harbaugh

November 16-17, 2021 Fall Choral Classic Festival
For more information contact: Gary Weidenaar

December, 2021 Chamber Music Festival
For more information contact: Yerin Kim

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