Special Events


NAU Orchestra Festival

  • Saturday, October 24, 2015, 9:00am - 6:30pm
  • NAU School of Music

Our annual Orchestra Festival brings together Jr. High and High School orchestras from the western states.

For more information please vist the NAU Orchestra Festival webpage.

Annual NAU School of Music Concerto Competition

  • Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium

Please note the following deadlines and performance dates:

  • Application Deadline: November 1, 2015
  • Preliminary Auditions: November 1, 2015 - December 11, 2015
  • Final Auditions: Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1:00 - 5:00pm
  • Performance: Sunday, May 8, 2016, 3:00pm

For more information please vist the NAU Concerto Competition webpage.

International Conducting Workshop

Winning the Audition
with guest panelists Henry Fogel, Mark Gibson, and Daniel O'Byrant

  • October 28-29, 2016
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium

This workshop is for those wanting to improve their audition/interview skills, in preparation for professional and academic jobs or entrance into graduate conducting programs.

For more information please vist the NAU International Conducting Workshop webpage.