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The 2017 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$120 Early Bird Director Rate
Through Sept. 22nd
$150 Pre-conference Director Rate
Through Dec.15th
$85 First Time Attendee Rate
Through Dec. 15th 

College Student Rate
Through Dec. 15th

NEW THIS YEAR:  Anyone registered as a spouse or exhibitor will not be eligible to receive credit hours for the events attended. 

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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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Composers Forum

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  • Mallory Thompson hosts an exciting forum featuring well-known composers Frank Ticheli, Kevin Walczyk, Johathan Newman, and Ben Hjertmann in an open discussion about the opportunities and challenges of composing for today's mediums. Audience members may participate by asking questions or providing comments to panel members.
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  • Mallory Thompson is professor of music, director of bands, coordinator of the conducting program, and conductor of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble at Northwestern University. She also served on the faculty of the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Aspen Music Festival. She is the artistic director of the Northshore Concert Band and active as a guest conductor and clinician throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Thompson guest conducted The United States Army Band “Perishing’s Own,” United States Air Force Band, United States Army Field Band, United States Coast Guard Band, United States Navy Band, West Point Band, Dallas Wind Symphony, and the Symphony Silicon Valley. She holds degrees from Northwestern University and the Eastman School of Music and her professional affiliations include Pi Kappa Lambda, MENC, CBDNA, ABA, and she serves on the board of the Midwest Clinic.