Give to Music

Department of Music
Phone: (509) 963-1216
Fax: (509) 963-1239

Welcome to the Department of Music

Our department is dedicated to learning, creating, and experiencing music together. Our commitment to your success and passion to pursue excellence is our top priority because we know that you will do something great.

You will leave CWU with an experience you will never forget, carrying you into a future career and life of music.

Already in the program? Find helpful resources, handbooks, convo schedules, and downloads in Student Resources.

Audition Registration

Staged student photo with various instruments

Supporting your love of music

Read the Message from our Chair to better understand our department and the work we do to support our students and community.

Festivals and Camps

Throughout the year, the CWU Department of Music is host to a number of music festivals and camps, which serve to promote a higher level of music education in the state of Washington. To experience this yourself, reference our Festival and Camp information.

Recitals and Performances

To learn about upcoming performances, check out our Performance Schedule and Ticket Information.

We will now be live streaming all performances through our CWU Music Department YouTube channel. Streams will appear about 15 minutes prior to the beginning of a performance as a featured video. To view past performance programming, reference our music program archive.

Accreditation Information

National Association of Schools of Music logoCWU has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1967.

For information regarding NASM, please contact the National Office:
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston VA 20190-5348
(703) 437-0700

Please reference our Mission, Vision, and Objectives for more information about this department.

Questions? Contact us.

Department of Music
(509) 963-1216

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