Greater Southwest Music Festival | The Amarillo Symphony

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Greater Southwest
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- 2025 Registration Coming January 8! -



The Amarillo Symphony is proud to host the annual Greater Southwest Music Festival on May 1-3, 2025, right here in downtown Amarillo, TX.

♪ One of the largest and most recognized music festivals in the Southwest!
♪ Over 8,000 students – elementary through high school programs.
♪  Expert critique and adjudication from top music directors.
♪ Trophies and recognition at every level.
♪ Attractions include Wonderland Theme Park, Palo Duro Canyon, Cadillac Ranch, and more!

2024 Festival Highlights:

WTAMU Symphonic Band Concert: Experience a thrilling performance featuring trumpet soloist Sarah Viens (April 25, 7:30 pm, Globe-News Center, free admission).

The 77th Army Jazz Band: Listen to great jazz during lunch, 12:00-1pm, on Friday in the Civic Center Concourse

Piano Masterclass: Observe renowned pianist Hyeree Chung Roux as she coaches aspiring musicians (April 27, 12:00 pm, AC Music Building Concert Hall, free admission).

Free Ensemble Performances: Throughout the festival, attend an array of student performances (8:00 am—5:40 pm daily, Civic Center, Globe-News Center, AC Washington St. campus).

For more information, please contact: gswmfestival@amarillosymphony.org

 

♪ Thursday, May 1, 2025

♪ Friday, May 2, 2025

♪ Saturday, May 3, 2025

GSWMF 2024 Schedules Activities to do in Amarillo

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The Amarillo Symphony is proud to carry on the legacy of the Greater Southwest Music Festival!
For more information about GSWMF 2025, click on the button below.

For more information, please contact:

Education staff (806) 376-8782, x115 or gswmfestival@amarillosymphony.org

Best in Class 2024

Best Overall

Orchestra

Bowie Middle School • Varsity Orchestra

Band

West Plains High School • Varsity Band

Choir

Canyon High School • Varsity Mixed Choir

Orchestras

HS Full Orchestra

Palo Duro High School • Amarillo, TX

HS Varsity Orchestra

Tascosa High School • Amarillo, TX

HS Non-Varsity Orchestra

Caprock High School • Amarillo, TX

MS Varsity Orchestra

Bowie Middle School • Amarillo, TX

MS Non-Varsity Orchestra

Bowie Middle School • Amarillo, TX

6th Grade Orchestra

Bowie 6th Grade Campus • Amarillo, TX

Beginning Orchestra

Lubbock-Cooper Middle School • Lubbock, TX

Bands

Lg. HS Varsity Band

West Plains High School • Amarillo, TX

Sm. HS Varsity Band

Clovis Freshman Academy • Clovis, NM

Lg. MS Varsity Band

Lubbock-Cooper Middle School • Lubbock, TX

Sm. MS Varsity Band

Laura Bush Middle School • Lubbock, TX

Lg. MS Non-Varsity Band

Travis Middle School • Amarillo, TX

Sm. MS Non-Varsity Band

Littlefield Junior High School • Littlefield, TX

Lg. School Beginning Band

Bowie 6th Grade Campus • Amarillo, TX

Sm. School Beginning Band

Canyon Intermediate School • Canyon, TX

Jazz Bands & Show Choirs

HS Jazz Band

Permian High School • Odessa, TX

MS Jazz Band

Roosevelt Middle School • Tijeras, NM

HS Show Choir

Artesia High School • Artesia, NM

ES Show Choir

Yarbro Elementary School • Lovington, NM

Choirs

HS Varsity Mixed Choir

Canyon High School • Canyon, TX

HS Non-Varsity Mixed Choir

Clovis Freshman Academy • Clovis, NM

MS Varsity Mixed Choir

Bonham Middle School • Amarillo, TX

MS Varsity Treble Choir

Bonham Middle School • Odessa, TX

MS Varsity Tenor/Bass Choir

Gattis Middle School • Clovis, NM

MS Non-Varsity Treble Choir

Travis Middle School • Amarillo, TX

6th Grade Choir

Lindsey-Steiner Elementary School • Portales, NM

Elementary Choir

Western Plateau Elementary • Amarillo, TX

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