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Department of Music
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.

2022-23 Academic Year

March 3-4, 2023 Wind Ensemble Festival
For more information contact: Dr. T. André Feagin

March 10-11, 2023 Orchestra Festival
For more information contact: Nikolas Caoile

April 28-29, 2023 WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Competition
For more information contact the WMEA.

May 5-6, 2023 John Moawad Invitational Jazz Festival
For more information contact: Dr. Keith Karns

May 7, 2023 Pianofest (formerly Sonata-Sonatina)
For more information contact Yerin Kim

July 2023 (tentative) Summer Band Camps
For more information contact: Music Office

July 2023 (tentative): CWU "Sounds of Summer" Percussion Camp
For more information contact: Mark Goodenberger

July 30 - Aug. 5, 2023 Tacoma Youth Symphony Summer Orchestra Festival
For more information contact: Tacoma Youth Symphony

2023-2024 Academic Year

November, 2022 Regional Division National Trumpet Competition & Trumpet Fest
For more information contact: John Harbaugh

November 14-15, 2023 Fall Choral Classic Festival
For more information contact: Dr. Nicole Lamartine

Fall 2024 Central Cello Celebration
for more information contact: John Michel

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