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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
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$125 First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th 

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Through Dec. 13th

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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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Building a Superior Flute Section by Debunking the Myths of Flute Playing

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  • A participatory workshop debunking myths of flute playing. Learn how to visually identify and instantly correct problems within your section with specific tools to progressively develop proper breathing techniques, embouchure, flute and body alignment, common fingering mistakes, intonation, articulation and phrasing. Learn the proven teaching techniques of the legendary Robert Cavally on what you need to systematically develop your flute students and flute section.
  • Bootsie K. Mayfield (
  • 12/18/2014 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  • Meeting Room W179
  • Professional Flutist, Concert & Recording Artist, Teacher, and Author. Protégé of Robert Cavally. Performances, Master Classes, Clinics and Adjudication throughout USA, performing professionally since 16 for international artists & ensembles. Youngest full-time faculty member hired by Auburn University where she designed and implemented the flute program. Artist & Lecturer numerous universities. Designed & implemented integrated music programs for both public & private schools. Named Outstanding Young Woman in America. Recommended for White House Performance. Soloist, Clinician & Consultant, Young Audiences of America, NYC. Nationally recognized as expert in Flute Pedagogy. Author of articles in refereed journals & 12 flute method books published & distributed by Hal Leonard. President & CEO of BKM Enterprises, Inc. Curator & Copyright owner Robert Cavally Catalog published by Hal Leonard. Solo Flutist, M5-The Millennium.