Visit the School

The Cali School of Music offers opportunities to come to campus for presentations about specific programs, tours and concerts.

Music Therapy Days
Winds Events (OcTUBAFest, Honors Audition Master Classes, Brass Day)
Audition Day Chamber Music Events
MSU ChoralFest
Cali School and Campus Visits

Music Therapy Days

The Music Therapy faculty offer the opportunity to learn about the field of music therapy as a career choice, and about MSU’s program. Highlights will include opportunities for networking; class visits; and open discussion with the faculty. This event will be hosted by faculty and current students in the program. Visitors may come for all or part of the day.

February 17, 2015*
10:30-12:30  Greetings, Orientation, Overview, A/V, etc. (Leshowitz)
12:30-1:45   Lunch, Q&A
1:30-2:30 Tour (general tour and Cali School, ending up back at Chapin Hall)
2:30-3:45  Course visit

*Schedules subject to change.

Register here

Contact Prof. Brian Abrams for more information.

Winds Events

Woodwind Day
February 1, 2015

Check-in and Registration 9-9:30 in lobby
Clinic Session 1 9:30-10:45 (2 simultaneous classes)
Clinic Session 2 10:45-12 (2 simultaneous classes)
Lunch available on or off campus 12-1
Dealer display 11-1 in G55
Guest Artists for Woodwinds Day 2015 - Califax
View performance on YouTube
Recital 3-5 in 201

For further information, contact Don Batchelder at 973-715-1862.

Brass Day (for brass players)
March 22, 2015
Recitals, Master Classes, Clinics, Guest Artists and a Monster Brass Bash
Contact: Don Batchelder - 973-715-1862;

Register Here

Audition Day Chamber Music Events (for all instruments)

February 6, 7, 27 and 28, 2015
Sit in with a Cali chamber ensemble!
Contact: Tony Mazzocchi -- 973-655-5226;

MSU ChoralFest

Choralfest 2015 - Friday, October 30, 2015

The MSU ChoralFest is a non-competitive, adjudicated high school choral festival emphasizing vocal and ensemble skill development. A maximum of five choirs will be selected to work with Dr. Heather J. Buchanan and perform in the Alexander Kasser Theater.

Choralfest 2015 - Information

Choralfest 2015 - Application Form

Campus Visits

To learn about events or schedule visits:


The Cali School presents many daytime and evening concerts by faculty, students and guest artists. If you would like to attend, check the Concerts and Events on this website for the most up-to-date listings.

Honors Audition Master Classes

for woodwind and brass players
October 18, 2014 and November 23, 2014
Master Classes on the art of the audition for all woodwind and brass instruments.
Contact: Don Batchelder -- 973-715-1862;

Register Here

OcTUBAfest (for tuba/euphonium player)

October 15 through October 18, 2014
Recitals, Master Classes, Clinics and Guest Artists
Contact: Jason Ham -- 845-781-8707;

Register Here