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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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String Cleaning: How to Build Your Students' Technique Really Fast

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  • A practical approach to basic string technique, Constance Barrett uses her vast experience as a concert cellist and Suzuki teacher active in the public schools combined with her work as a Certified Body Mapping Instructor to offer strategies in how to make immediate improvements to both your playing of a stringed instrument as well as to that of your students.
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  • Cellist Constance E. Barrett has been called a "musician of rare sensitivity" with a "hauntingly beautiful" sound by the press. Combining her love of Western Classical music with improvisation, she has performed with some of the greatest musicians in America and Europe, including members of the Cavani String Quartet, Glen Velez, Lori Cotler, and David Darling. Barrett has taught at chamber music workshops, Suzuki Institutes and teacher in-service days throughout the country, including for VH1-Save the Music. Based in New York, she holds degrees from Baldwin-Wallace College, Notre Dame, and the D.M.A. from Ohio State. Barrett is a Yamaha Certified String Educator.