Music Festivals/Competitions

Brass Day - Saturday, November 15, 2014

The goal of CSU Stanislaus Brass Day is to provide high school and college students, as well as freelance brass players with a positive, engaging and educational experience all encompassing the art of brass playing. Maximum interaction between guest artists and participants will take place throughout the day, highlighted by clinics and master classes, as well as an opportunity to perform with a large brass ensemble.  Read more....

Ghiglieri Piano Competition - Saturday, February 21, 2015

The Sylvia M. Ghiglieri Piano Competition intends to recognize and promote the musical achievements and development of promising young pianists.  Winners will be chosen based on performances held at California State University, Stanislaus, in Turlock, CA, USA on Saturday, February 21, 2015.  The events of the competition will take place in the Music Building, located on the west side of the University campus at One University Circle.  Read more...

Hildegard Festival of Women in the Arts - March 26-29, 2015

CSU Stanislaus is pleased to announce our 3rd Hildegard Festival of Women in the Arts.  The Hildegard Festival is sponsored by the College of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and will convene on the CSU Stanislaus campus March 26-29, 2015. The purpose of the Hildegard Festival is to celebrate the creative work of women in the arts and to provide opportunities for participating artists to engage one another and gain familiarity with one another’s creative work.  Read more...

Jazz Festival - Saturday, March 7, 2015

The goal of the CSU Stanislaus Jazz Festival is to provide students and directors with a positive educational and musical experience in Jazz. Maximum interaction between students, directors, and guest clinicians will take place throughout the day, highlighted by various master classes from guest artists and clinicians as well as a performance by the CSU Stanislaus Jazz Ensemble with guest artist Christian McBride.  Read more...