Resources and planning guides for our volunteer festival managers.
We offer music festivals throughout the year for our area music programs as a means to develop musicianship in every student.
The large group festival is open to any ensemble class or combined class in your school. See the registration documents for full rules and regulations.
The WIAA/WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Contest is presented in Ellensburg the last Friday and Saturday in April each year. This event provides the opportunity for the finest of Washington's high school music students to hear each other in a competitive situation. From our 22 regional contests, the winners in each category move on to the state competition where first, second and third places are selected.This event is always held on the last Friday and Saturday in April, with small ensembles participating on Friday morning, large ensembles Friday afternoon and solos all day Saturday.