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Online Registration Fees
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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Terrific Tone at the Flutist's FIRST Lesson

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  • Through observing a first lesson with a new flute student, participants will hear how amazing a student can sound, even after playing for only 30 minutes.
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  • Kathy Blocki’s passion for excellence in teaching is demonstrated by the consistent success of her students. Whether it is transforming an autistic child’s fear of touching the metal on the flute into the freedom to express himself, or helping a gifted child win a competition playing the Ibert Concerto; her zeal to help every student reach their fullest potential is unmistakable. Her clinics on teaching the flute have been enthusiastically at MENC, the National Flute Association, and universities Publications include the award winning Blocki Flute Method and Syrinx: Rhythmic Teaching Edition. She holds two patents for the Pneumo Pro Wind Director. Previously, she was a member of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Chautauqua Festival Orchestra, American Wind Symphony, and faculty of Goshen College. She graduated with high honors from IU Bloomington and highest honors from ASU.