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The 2017 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$120 Early Bird Director Rate
Through Sept. 22nd
$150 Pre-conference Director Rate
Through Dec.15th
$85 First Time Attendee Rate
Through Dec. 15th 

College Student Rate
Through Dec. 15th

NEW THIS YEAR:  Anyone registered as a spouse or exhibitor will not be eligible to receive credit hours for the events attended. 

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1965 Performers


An Hour with Glenn Cliffe Bainum
Glenn Cliffe Bainum, director
Chicago, IL
Benton Harbor High School Band
Bernard Kueschel director
Benton Harbor, MI
Cass Technical High School Band
Harold Arnoldi, director
Detroit, MI
Elmore County High School Band
George Truman Welch, director
Wetumpka, AL
Ithaca High School Band
Frank L. Battisti, director
Ithaca, NY
Morgan Park High School Band
John La Cognata, director
Chicago, IL
Northshore Concert Band
John P. Paynter, director
Wilmette, IL
Round Lake Grade School Band
Barbara Buehlman, director
Round Lake, IL
VanderCook College of Music Band
Richard E. Brittain, director
Chicago, IL
York Community High School Band
LaVerne R. Reimer, director
Elmhurst, IL
All-American Directors’ Orchestra
J. Frederick Müller, director
Chicago, IL
Joliet Junior High School Orchestra
Floyd B. Wilson, director
Joliet, IL
Ponca City Senior High School Orchestra
A.H. “Pete” Long, director
Ponca City, OK

Owatonna High School Orchestra
Arnold C. Krueger, director
Owatonna, MN
 Willowbrook High Schoool Orchestra
Stanley M. Ackerman, director
Villa Park, IL
Jazz Ensembles
La Porte High School Stage Band and Swing Choir
Guy Foreman and Eddie Burk, directors
La Porte, IN
La Porte Junior High Dance Band
Bill Link, director
La Porte, IN