WELCOME to the 37th ANNUAL WASHINGTON STATE SUZUKI FESTIVAL!
October 7-8, 2016
This year’s Suzuki Association of Washington State (SAWS) Festival will once again be held at the beautiful Central Washington University campus in Ellensburg! Teacher workshops are on Friday, October 7, from 1-6 pm and the student festival is on Saturday, October 8, from 7:30 am-4:30 pm for piano, 7:30 am-5:30 pm for strings.
Student festival activities include master, group and enrichment classes, concerts and the usual friends, fun and musical frolic on the lawn. The focus of our Strings Festival this year is “Practice, Practice, Practice and THEN Perform!” Look forward to our 2016 enrichment classes on how to “Have a Commanding Stage Presence”.
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Our wonderful Student Festival is held on Saturday with lots of exciting and motivating classes for students of all ages and abilities:
Chamber Music Program
Our chamber music program is held on Saturday for chamber groups who receive coaching from our quartet in residence:Chamber Music Program
On the Friday before the festival, teacher training workshops are held for strings and piano to assist teachers in furthering and enhancing their education: