Music Department

Music Camps and Festivals

Castle Rock Music Camp

Castle Rock music students participate in performance instruction, daily sectional and ensemble rehearsals, musicianship classes, orchestra rehearsals, master classes, fun activities and a final concert in our beautiful Eccles Concert Hall!

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Cello Festival

The Cello Festival is a two day event held in Utah Tech University’s Eccles Fine Arts Center. Register online for access to performances, workshops, a free T-shirt, and a pizza lunch!

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Woodwind Day

This Woodwind Day will feature guest artists and multiple specialty classes for all woodwind instrumentalists

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Brass Day

Come join us for the Brass Day with great performances and workshop sessions on brass instruments!

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Bass Festival (canceled this year)

Bass players of all ages and skill levels are invited to attend the UT Bass Festival.  Please join us in Bass Festival 2025.

Attend and participate in double bass and bass guitar workshops, master classes, and concerts.

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UT Conducting Symposium

Please join us for the 2023 Utah Tech University Conducting Symposium! You will have the opportunity to spend two days learning and growing musically with two outstanding musicians, educators, and clinicians, Alfred Dentino and Adam Lambert. This experience will leave you inspired and ready to take great tools into your life and career.

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Early Music Festival

The Early Music Festival features music from antiquity to baroque and beyond.  Besides a performance by the UT Early Music Ensemble, the festival brings in visiting artists and scholars showcasing performances on period instruments and historically-informed performance practice.

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Honor Ensembles

Talented pre-college students join force each year in the Washington County School District honor ensembles (band, choir, jazz ensemble and orchestra) on Utah Tech University campus, directed by UT’s amazing music faculty and district ensemble teachers.


Southern Utah Piano Pedagogy Conference

This annual conference sponsored by SUU & UT will be held Saturday, February 25, 2023 at Utah Tech University – Eccles Fine Arts Center. This is a one-day conference with several presenters participating.  We are excited to welcome Dr. Carmen Hall as our featured presenter!

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Pre-College String Chamber Music Academy

Pre-College String Chamber Music Academy promotes chamber music in the state of Utah , enhances the musical proficiency of students through chamber music, provides affordable musical opportunities for students of various backgrounds, is an example of applied learning experience, and community outreach for UT Music. We welcome pre-college string students joining us for training through string trios, quartets or other small-ensemble combinations each semester


Dr. Timothy Francis

Music Department Chair


Phone: 435-652-7789

Brian Grob

Music Dept Advisor


Phone: 435-879-4346

Kaitlyn Clifford

Administrative Assistant


Phone: 435-879-4791