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

Summer Music Camps at CWU

The CWU music department has a proud heritage of preparing music education students to not only enter their profession but to succeed. Because CWU is the center of music education in the state of Washington, we are motivated to offer camps designed to inspire young musicians and make a difference in their lives.

CWU - Jazz Camp, July 24-29, 2023

CWU Summer Jazz Camp, an amazing experience for any young student desiring to increase their proficiency in jazz music. Whether you're just getting started in jazz or you're looking to prepare for the CWU Jazz Program or collegiate level auditions, our diverse Jazz Camp Faculty are here to help you advance on your path. Take a look and you’ll find that we are the place to study jazz this summer!

Jazz Camp Information

CWU Vocal Arts Camp, Canceled

An intensive seven-day program designed to introduce advanced high school music students to the demands of being a music major and provide collegiate singers with additional practical experience in performance-related studies.

Camp Information

CWU Drum Major/Leadership Camp, - Canceled

The CWU Drum Major/Leadership Academy is for students entering grades 9-12, and is designed to prepare drum majors, band officers, and section leaders for the responsibilities and challenges they will encounter as leaders in their band programs. Classes are focused on conducting, voice commands, marching band techniques, marching pedagogy, competition procedures, rehearsal techniques, and discipline. Drum Major Academy students also participate in a Symphonic Band.

Camp Information
Welcome Letter (2019)
Waiver Risk/Hold Harmless Agreement form (Required)
Photo/Audio Release Form

CWU Symphonic Band Camp, Canceled

The CWU Symphonic Band Camp is for students entering grades 9-12, and has one of the best teacher/student ratios of any band camp in the Northwest. The staff for the camp includes CWU faculty, as well as some of the premiere high school instructors and professional musicians in the state. Learn music theory and participate in master classes, music sectionals, and small ensembles. This camp offers students a chance to get a head start on the upcoming year by spending a week of intense music study at CWU!

Camp Information
Welcome Letter (2019)
Waiver Risk/Hold Harmless Agreement form (Required)