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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

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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POWER PRACTICING with the Harry Watters Quartet: Jazz Inspired Teaching Strategies for Cross-Genre Success

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  • Be sure to catch Harry's critically acclaimed session covering innovative strategies for successful preparation and performance. This positive, fast-paced clinic provides road maps and tangible guideposts for success for educators and their students. Prepare to be inspired!
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  • 12/20/2013 08:30 AM - N/A
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  • Internationally known jazz trombonist Harry Watters travels extensively as a Jupiter Artist. His Summit Records releases include Love Songs and three critically acclaimed Brothers discs with trumpeter Ken Watters. After graduation from the Univ. of N. Texas, Harry spent four years with the renowned Dukes of Dixieland. While working at night on Bourbon Street, a sleep-deprived Watters attended the Univ. of New Orleans by day, serving as the grad. asst. to Prof. Ellis Marsalis. Watters has appeared at the American Band College, the Assoc. of Concert Bands Nat. Convention, the International Trombone Festival, the European Trombone Festival and the Eastern Trombone Workshop. In addition, he regularly conducts masterclasses at prestigious universities, conservatories and high schools throughout the US. Harry is married to violist and keyboardist Holly Watters of the U.S. Army Strings. They reside in Alexandria, VA with their children Harry V, Katherine the 1st and Lady Caroline.