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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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"Let’s Play the Saxophone!" ABCs of Classical Saxophone Performance

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  • An interactive clinic for teachers, band directors and saxophone players covering aspects of saxophone performance which may be useful for the beginner, intermediate, advanced and professional player. Topics will include saxophone tone production, breathing, articulation, tuning, vibrato, technique, instrument/mouthpiece/reed recommendations, maintenance, and practice suggestions.
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  • 12/18/2013 11:50 AM - N/A
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  • Otis Murphy joined the faculty of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music at the age of 28, becoming one of the youngest faculty members in its history, and where he is currently Professor of Music. He is in great demand as an international soloist and clinician on four continents: North America (United States and Canada), Europe (Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland and Wales), Asia (Japan, Singapore and Taiwan), and Australia. Dr. Murphy has performed in some of the world’s great concert halls including Isaac Stern Concert Hall (Japan), Merkin Concert Hall (New York City), and Palau de la Musica (Spain). He holds Doctor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Under a Fulbright Fellowship at the Conservatoire National Régional de Musique in Cergy-Pontoise, France, Dr. Murphy earned the Prix de Perfectionnement à l’unanimité. His saxophone teachers include Jean-Yves Fourmeau, Eugene Rousseau, and Kenneth Fischer.