Music Festivals are a long-standing tradition within CPS. These opportunities allow students from across the city to experience performing prepared pieces and receiving constructive feedback from established music adjudicators. Festivals available for CPS students are: Piano Solo, Instrumental Solo/Ensemble, Vocal Solo/Ensemble, High School Chorus, High School Band/Orchestra, High School/Elementary Jazz, Elementary Band/Orchestra, Elementary Chorus, and Mariachi.

Please see this year’s updated CPS Music Festivals Handbook 2018 for more information to help guide participation and repertoire decisions.

Thank you to the following teachers who work on the Music Festival Planning Committee:

Tim Anderson, Angela Addison-Davis, Carlos Ayento, Michael Block, Frank De Carlo, Casey Fuess, Anne Gray, Landon Lemoine, Frank Menzies, Richard Nunley, Carmen Rivera-Kurban, JD Roseboom, Sarah Todd

*New to CPS Festivals?  Check out the Festivals Director Checklist*

Registration is now open:

  • Repertoire is not required for large ensembles upon submission. Please be prepared to submit your repertoire immediately after the registration deadline.

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