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The 2018 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$125 Early Bird Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st
$155 Pre-conference Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th
$90 Early Bird First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Oct. 1st 
$125 First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th 

College Student Rate
Through Dec. 13th

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Help for Your Horn Players: Guiding Your Young Horn Players to Success!

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  • Help your young horn players with the tools and information to help them succeed from the start.
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  • 12/18/2013 02:30 PM - N/A
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  • Rachel J. Maxwell has taught band in the West Aurora School District (1993-95) and in the Oswego School District (1995-present). Mrs. Maxwell currently serves as the Director of Bands at Traughber Junior High School and as the Junior High Performing Arts and Band Coordinator for the district. She has taught music education courses at North Central College in Naperville, IL and has been invited to be a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator at a number of music camps and festivals. Her bands have performed at The Midwest Clinic (as a rehearsal lab group), the Illinois Music Educators Association All State Conference (1999, 2008, 2010), the University of Illinois Super-state Festival and at the ASBDA 2004 National Convention. She also serves on the advisory team for the newly developed and dynamic Facebook site Band Directors Group; A World-Wide Professional Learning Community.