Festivals and Clinics


Music Festivals for High School Students

The North Dakota State University Division of Performing Arts is pleased to offer a number of performance festivals for high school students.


29th Annual High School Choral Festival

October 6-7, 2019

We are pleased to invite you to the 30th Annual NDSU High School Choral Festival on Sunday, October 6 and Monday, October 7, 2019. We look forward to this opportunity to work with your students and host you on our campus

This long-standing event is an opportunity for choirs to work with NDSU music faculty and perform at an evening concert.

Registration Deadline - Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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FM Honor Jazz Ensemble

November 26, 2019

The FM Honor Jazz Ensemble includes students in grades 9-12 enrolled inrespective band programs from Moorhead, Park Christian, Fargo North, Fargo South, Davies, Oak Grove, Shanley, West Fargo, and Sheyenne high schools.The goal is to help enhance the jazz experience for instrumentalists in the FM area. Auditions will take place November 8 and 9 at NDSU. The ensemble will rehearse Nov. 24 and 25 with a concert on Nov. 26 with the NDSU Jazz Ensembles in Festival Concert Hall. For more information please contact Dr. Jeremy Brekke at jeremy.brekke@ndsu.edu.


NDSU High School Invitational Jazz Festival

February 7-8, 2020

The High School Invitational Jazz Festival features the top jazz ensembles from throughout the region. The festival oftens features two performers in the industry who spend the day working with students prior to the evening's performance.

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Women's Choral Festival

The NDSU Women's Choral Festival is an opportunity for female vocalists to showcase their talents. The day culminates with a performance that often features additional regional choirs.

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Raging Red Band Festival

March 10-11 2020

An opportunity for bands in grades 6-12 to perform at NDSU, participate in clinics, and received adjudication comments by professional music educations.

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North Dakota All-State Auditions

December 18, 2019

You are invited to work with NDSU faculty in preparation for the 2020 North Dakota All-State Music Festival. Sessions offered for flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet/bass clarinet, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello and bass.

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Boston Brass Summer Intensive

June 10-15, 2020

The Challey School of Music invites high school students interested in chamber music to a week-long session featuring the world-renowned Boston Brass.

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Music Festivals and Clinics for Graduate Students


Chamber Music Festival

May 17 - May 21, 2020

The NDSU Chamber Music Festival partners NDSU student pianists with world-class string players to bring the Fargo-Moorhead community an intimate encounter with this exhilarating music.

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Orff Schulwerk

Odd Summers - Date TBD 2021

Join the faculty of North Dakota State University's Orff Schullwerk Levels I, II, and III for a ten-day certification program offering a unique opportunity with a variety of options

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Music Education Symposium

Even Summers - July 20 - 24, 2020

Join the faculty of North Dakota State University and guests for a symposium designed to develop effective teaching in music education.

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Symposia


Choral Symposia

In partnership with the American Choral Directors Association, the Challey School of Music presents symposia on contemporary choral topics featuring internationally-known presenters and special concerts.

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Music Education Symposium

Even Summers - July 20 - 24, 2020

Join the faculty of North Dakota State University and guests for a symposium designed to develop effective teaching in music education.

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