Workshops and Festivals

Every year, Pacific Lutheran University’s Department of Music hosts a variety of workshops and festivals. Many of these events bring high school students from Washington, Idaho and Oregon to the PLU campus. Members of the community have an opportunity to attend workshops and / or simply attend the beautiful performances these workshops provide. These workshops and festivals feature guest clinicians and PLU faculty clinicians and cover a wide variety of topics.

The tentative workshop and festival schedule is:

Dates for workshops that are scheduled for 2022-2023 are listed below.  Workshop page details will be updated in the near future.  Please check back soon if the workshop you are looking for has not been updated yet.

As of Saturday, March 12, 2022 the PLU campus has moved to a mask-optional policy in concert with changes at the state level and recommendations of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. In addition, the university will no longer mandate proof of vaccination for visitors attending campus events.




  • Summer String Intensive, Rowena Hammill, Director / August 8-12, 2022 (CANCELED)
    • On campus housing options are available for this event.