What is The Midwest Clinic?

For almost 70 years, we have showcased music industry trends, music education, and offered an array of clinics and exhibits for all age and experience levels. It is the largest music conference of its kind in the country. (Attend This Year and Learn More!)

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Don't miss out! The PRE-CONFERENCE DISCOUNT will expire 12/8/14.
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Online Registration is Available for the 2014 High School Institute

This one-day program is for high school students looking to make instrumental music education their professional discipline. Enrollment is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. 
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Pre-registration

Pre-registration is now open. Click the button below to pre-register for the conference.

Pre-register for the 68th Annual Midwest Clinic.
 
Pre-Registration Prices
$75 Adult: First-Time Attendees
$125 Adult: Pre-Conference Discount 
$50 College Students
$25 Primary/Secondary Student
$20 Chaperones
 
Applications

Applications to perform or to propose a clinic at the 68th Annual Midwest Clinic are now available!

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The 68th Annual Conference - December 17-20, 2014

What began as 120 music directors meeting for six hours in a Chicago YWCA gym has now become the annual four-day music band and orchestra conference known as The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference. For the past 67 years, musicians, educators and people passionate about music education of all skill levels have gathered in Chicago for the largest music conference of its kind.

The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference offers guests interested in music education an array of clinics and exhibits, as well as access to music and teaching icons. The conference will also focus on industry trends and future topics in business and music education. With more than 17,000 attendees from all 50 states and more than 30 countries, The Midwest Clinic offers music educators and musicians alike an unmatched networking opportunity.
  
The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference each year displays top ensembles throughout the music conference to showcase the newest ideas and talent. From students to professionals, performers have a chance to exhibit their talents to a supportive and enthusiastic audience with an interest in furthering music education. Each band and orchestra conference is unique and offers attendees the most up-to-date music styles and education techniques.

Anyone and everyone can attend the conference!  Guests of the music conference do not have to be part of an orchestra, band or other group. Musicians, administrators and music education enthusiast may register on their own or as part of a group. While offering world-class innovation, education and networking, The Midwest Clinic maintains competitive rates to ensure that musicians and music educators from all financial backgrounds can attend.

First-time attendees will also receive a special rate when they register early.

There is a booth and exhibitor for every attendee, no matter what skill level, experience or background they have. To reserve a spot at the band and orchestra conference, be sure to Register Now!


  

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