Festivals, Camps, & Competitions
Fall - September to December
FHSU High Plains Marching Festival (HPMF)
A "ratings only" Marching Band Festival perfect for bands of all sizes. The HPMF is a great first-festival experience for young bands and a rewarding end-of-the-season show for experienced bands. The date for the 2015 festival is Monday, October 26. See the HPFM web page or contact Dr. Lane Weaver for more information.
Hays Symphony Orchestra Young Artists' Competition
Winter - January & February
FHSU High School Piano Competition
Spring - March, April & May
Summer - June to August
High Plains Music Camp
The 65th annual phenomenal week-long band and orchestra camp for students in grades 6-12.