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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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  • This clinic is designed to help young music teachers best use their time and energy during rehearsal.
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  • Thomas McCauley is currently the Director of University Bands in the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University in New Jersey where he conducts the Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band. He has held similar positions in Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois in addition to teaching high school instrumental music in Nevada for nine years McCauley earned a D.M. in Conducting from Northwestern University, and holds a M.M.E. and B.M.E. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Composers including Karel Husa, David Gillingham, and Joseph Turrin have praised his work. He has been published in both The Instrumentalist magazine and the second edition of Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Vol I published by G.I.A. In 1995, the Nevada MEA named him Music Educator of the Year. In 2006, the Indiana MEA honored him with an Outstanding University Music Educator Award.