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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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Transforming Trumpet Players into Horn Players

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  • This clinic will give a step-by-step process for the successful transformation of a trumpet player into a horn player. Many music educators find themselves with too many trumpet players and not enough horn players. Thus, this transformation is a common occurrence, but not always a successful one. This clinic will help teachers erase those “trumpet traits” that remain, and set their horn players on a path to success.
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  • Kristine Coreil teaches horn, music theory, and aural skills at Northwestern State University in Louisiana. She is currently a member of the Shreveport Symphony, and has played with numerous orchestras throughout the United States. Coreil is active in the International Horn Society, performing at horn workshops and symposia annually. She has been invited to perform solo recitals at venues in England, Belgium, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Illinois, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Kansas, and Michigan. She conducts the Natchitoches-Northwestern Horn Society, an ensemble that gives concerts throughout the Southeastern United States. Coreil received the D.M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the M.M. in Horn Performance from Northwestern University.