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November 2020

General Information

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you and your students to participate in this year's Central Washington University Trumpet Festival. The festival begins at 9:00 AM in the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building and will be finished by 5:00 PM.

Bring your trumpets in order play on the final 4:00 PM concert piece!

Come to the Trumpet Festival and meet with representatives from Ted Brown Music, Conn/Selmer, and Yamaha to try out the latest and greatest instruments. Trumpet Fest will also showcase students, ensembles and more!!!

Trumpet Fest Standard Registration is $25.00. Reduced registration is $20.00 per person for groups. In order to be eligible for this discount, groups must contain 15 or more people and the educator of the group must contact us prior to signing up.

The first 20 students to register can get a free 15 minute lesson from a CWU Graduate!

Special Guests

We are proud to announce the 2019 CWU Trumpet Fest will feature Robert Slack and Christi Wans! Both have outstanding and highly successful careers as musicians and collegiate educators. They will be here all day giving clinics, masterclasses, and performances


John Harbaugh
Trumpet Professor, Central Washington University
Conn/Selmer Clinician
National Trumpet Competition Advisory Board Member

  • 2020 Schedule

    2020 Sch​edule (tentative)

    • 9:00 -10:00 AM registration and trying out trumpet in the
      Choir Room 150
      Free 15 min lessons see registration desk
    • 10:00 - 11:00 AM John Harbaugh Welcome and clinic
      Recital Hall Room 175
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Bob Slack clinic “William Adam’s 15 Guiding Principals for Great Trumpet Playing”
      Recital Hall room 175
    • 12:00 - 12:45 PM Lunch free 15 minute lessons see registration desk
    • 12:45 - 1:00 PM mass trumpet choir rehearsal in the
      Recital Hall Room 175
    • 1:00 - 2:00 PM Christi Wans Clinic Recital Hall
      Recital Hall Room 175
    • 2:00 - 3:00 PM Master class with Mr. Slack, Ms Wans, and CWU trumpeters
      Recital Hall Room 175
    • 3:00 - 3:45 PM last chance to try our horns in the choir room and
      free 15 minute lessons see registration desk.
    • 4:00 - 5:00 PM Final concert with Mr. Slack, Ms. Wans. Mr Harbaugh and CWU trumpeters.

    Thanks for attending this year’s CWU Trumpet Festival.

    Please join us June 17-20 for the William Adam International Trumpet Seminar on the CWU campus. Already confirmed artist Robert Platt former Berlin Philharmonic trumpeter will be presenting a clinic along with former Students of Professor Adam.

    Special Thanks to Ted Brown Music, Josh Prewett with the Yamaha Corporation, Rich Wetzel with Conn-Selmer/Bach Corporation, Chris Rymes with Patrick Mouthpieces, CWU Trumpet Club /Will Miller President, Dr. Todd Shiver CWU Music Department head, and CWU music faculty.