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$120 Early Bird Director Rate
Through Sept. 22nd
$150 Pre-conference Director Rate
Through Dec.15th
$85 First Time Attendee Rate
Through Dec. 15th 
$50

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Through Dec. 15th

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Marches: The Key to a Successful Band

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  • One of the judges of a good band is how well they perform marches. Marches are part of the heritage of the band, but they are also excellent tools to improve tone, technique, balance, blend, intonation, and musicianship. This clinic will show you how to use them as an essential part of your rehearsal strategies. Demonstrations will be given by the Carlton J. Kell High School Wind Symphony.
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  • The music of Larry Clark (b. 1963) is some of the most popular and most performed by concert bands and string orchestras at all ability levels, appearing on numerous contest/festival performance required music lists. An ASCAP award-winning composer, Clark has over 200 publications in print and is in demand to write commissions for ensembles across the country. Clark is Vice President, Editor-in-Chief for Carl Fischer Music, and travels the world representing the company. His background as a former middle school and university band director at Syracuse University, combined with composing and editing have placed Larry at the forefront of music for school ensembles. He holds a B.M.E. from Florida State University and Masters Degrees in Conducting and Composition from James Madison University.
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