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The 2018 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$125 Early Bird Professional Rate
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$155 Pre-conference Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th
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$125 First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th 

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

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Students, Compose! Teachers, Keep Your Rehearsal Time While Meeting the National Standards

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  • This clinic will cover how to get the ball rolling using composition in the classroom. Whether you are teaching with a big staff, or you are the lone music educator, this session will provide techniques in order to teach music education through composition while maintaining a high standard in performance.
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  • Mrs. Andrea Hollenbeck is in her tenth year teaching and is currently the band director at Preston Junior High School in Fort Collins, Colorado. Andrea holds a master's degree from Northwestern University in music education and her bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama in music education.
    Andrea has presented “Composition in the Classroom” at Northwestern University and Colorado State University. In 2005, Mrs. Hollenbeck commissioned, “Shards of Glass” by Brett Dietz, which won first place for the NBA composition award.
    Mrs. Hollenbeck plays clarinet with the Fort Collins Wind Symphony, has volunteered for Crossroads Safehouse for 2 years, and currently volunteers for the Colorado Doxen Rescue. She has participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, walking 39.3 miles for the cure. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric, and their two doxens.