NAU Orchestra Festival


  • String Orchestra

Grade categories

  • Junior high and middle school division (grades: 6-9)
  • Senior high school division (grades: 9-12)


  • Ensembles will be allotted one half-hour for performance, and will be given a one half-hour clinic immediately following their performance.
  • An adjudication form will be used with grades ranging from I (Superior) to V. Select ensembles will be invited to perform on the festival concluding concert.
  • Additional clinics and master classes will be given by NAU string faculty and guest clinicians.
  • A complimentary DVD of your performance will be included in your festival packet.
  • A photographer will be available for group photos after your performance for additional charge.

**Please note that the concluding concert with select ensembles has been cancelled.
Instead, the NAU Orchestra and soloist Chris Finet will perform on Saturday from 3:30-4:00 p.m. in Ardrey Auditorium. We invite all of you to attend.

Dates & locations

  • November 1-2, 2013
  • NAU School of Music

Application and fees

  • Applications are due October 1, 2013.
  • Fees are due October 1, 2013: $250 for one ensemble or $200/each for multiple ensembles (checks made payable to: NAU Orchestras).