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Pre-register for the 73rd Annual Midwest Clinic
Online Registration Fees
The 2019 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$130 Early Bird Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st
$160 Pre-conference Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th
$95 Early Bird First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st 

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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Effective Means for Establishing Better Tone in your Flute Section

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  • Helping flute students achieve good tone can be challenging—especially for directors who are not trained flutists. In this session, the clinician will provide basic principles and helpful hints for guiding beginning and advanced students to improved flute tone. Attendees will receive helpful exercise sheets that are suitable for use by individual players or an entire flute section.
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  • Kathy Melago is on the music faculty at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches music education courses, supervises music student teachers, and serves as faculty advisor for the Slippery Rock Chapter of CMENC. Additionally, she teaches in the distance-learning program for the Community College of Allegheny County. Kathy earned her DMA in flute performance from The Ohio State University, a M.M. in flute performance from the University of Northern Iowa, and a B.S. in music education from Slippery Rock University. She has taught music in Pennsylvania, Iowa, and Ohio, both in schools and privately. Kathy has presented for state music education conferences, the Music Educators National Conference Eastern Division Conference, and at National Flute Association Annual Conventions. Recent publications include articles in Flute Talk, OMEA Triad, and The Instrumentalist.