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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

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Solving Rhythm Problems in the Instrumental Ensemble

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  • Looking for ways to improve both the rehearsal and performance quality of any ensemble? This clinic presents a comprehensive program for wind and string teachers to share transferable rhythm skills enabling any individual or ensemble to perform complex rhythms at sight. The end result is development of rhythmically fluent students, capable of performing rhythms from any style or historical period. Please visit my website at: (No Handout Available)
  • Garwood Whaley (
  • 12/21/2012 03:30 PM - N/A
  • W187
  • Garwood Whaley received degrees from Juilliard and The Catholic University of America where he earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree while performing with the United States Army Band, “Pershing’s Own.” He is conductor emeritus of the Bishop Ireton Wind Ensemble, former Catholic University adjunct professor of music, past president of the Percussive Arts Society, former curriculum coordinator of instrumental music for the Diocese of Arlington Schools and president and founder of Meredith Music Publications where he is responsible for the publication of many of the most exceptional music education materials available today. He is one of the best-known writers of percussion method books of all time with more than 300,000 copies of his books sold worldwide. He is the recipient of numerous awards and presents clinics throughout the United States and Canada.