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The 2016 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$120 Early Bird Director Rate
Through Sept. 23rd
$150 Pre-conference Director Rate
Through Dec. 2nd
$85 First Time Attendee Rate
Through Dec. 2nd
$50 College Student Rate
Through Dec. 2nd


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Midwest Clinic is now taking requests for event space at the Hyatt McCormick Place and Hilton Chicago.

Applications

Applications to perform or to propose a clinic at the 68th Annual Midwest Clinic are now available!

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Beyond Student Teaching: The Life You Change May Be Your Own

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  • This clinic will offer strategies for student teachers to get the most of their field experiences while building a reputation as a desirable teaching candidate.
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  • Amanda Drinkwater is director of bands at Marcus High School (Flower Mound, TX). A native of Thibodaux, LA, she holds degrees from Louisiana State University and the University of Kansas. She received the "Teacher of the Year" award from Marcus High School in 2007. Later, she received the MENC “Excellence in Teaching Music” award, and in 2011, she was the recipient of the prestigious Bayard H. Friedman “Hero Award” for her contributions to music education in Texas. Drinkwater’s bands earn exclusively superior ratings at UIL events and have also appeared at the Bands of America Grand National Championships. Her marching band received the John Philip Sousa Sudler Shield award for excellence in marching band performance. She is active as a pianist, brass specialist, clinician, adjudicator, and guest conductor.
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