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Festivals and Camps

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.

All camps and festivals are quite tentative due to Covid situation. 

October 23-24, 2020: Central Cello Celebration
for more information contact: John Michel

October, 2020: Sonata-Sonatina Festival (Canceled)

November 9, 2020: Regional Division National Trumpet Competition  & Trumpet Fest
For more information contact: John Harbaugh

November 17-18, 2020: Fall Choral Classic Festival
For more information contact: Gary Weidenaar

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

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

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