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The 2018 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$125 Early Bird Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st
$155 Pre-conference Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th
$90 Early Bird First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st 
$125 First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th 

College Student Rate
Through Dec. 13th

NOTE:  Anyone registered as a spouse or exhibitor will be ineligible to receive a professional development certificate/credit hours for the events attended during the conference.  

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Pump Up Your Program: Developing Student Leaders Through Chamber Music

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  • Every band program can benefit from effective student leadership. Adding extracurricular chamber ensembles can enable the director to target and develop "peer motivators", thereby greatly enhancing overall effectiveness.
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  • Since its inception in 1972, The U.S. Army Brass Quintet has performed for a wide variety of audiences and dignitaries in 39 states and 12 foreign countries. An element of The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" in Washington, DC, The U.S. Army Brass Quintet performs at the White House and for televised national events, including presidential inaugurations and official state ceremonies in the nations' capital. In addition, the group has entertained millions with appearances on "Larry King Live," "A Prairie Home Companion" & "Emeril Live."

    The U.S. Army Brass Quintet enjoys an outstanding tradition of supporting national and international education symposiums. In 1977 it was the first military ensemble to perform at the International Trumpet Guild Conference. This appearance established a precedent for showcasing military musicians at these high-profile events.