Pre-registration is now open. Click the button below to pre-register for the conference.

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.  

View General Conference Info
Sign Up
Subscribe to our newsletter, filled with FREE educational tools and information

Efficient and Effective Conductor Communication

  • thumbnail for Robert McCashin
  • This Clinic specifically addresses five key areas and components that will immediately improve the quality of performance as well as musical expression of your performing ensemble. Dr. McCashin will discuss areas of Posture, Balance, Flexibility, Articulation/Gesture impetus and Density, and Facial Communication. This session is suitable for all conductors; Orchestra, Wind Band and Choral.
  • Robert McCashin (
  • 12/17/2014 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
  • Meeting Room W186
  • Dr. Robert McCashin is the Director of Orchestras and Professor of Conducting and Violin at James Madison University. He serves as the music director and conductor for the Symphony, Opera Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and Camerata Strings. Dr. McCashin earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in violin performance from Louisiana State University and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the University of Arizona. Dr. McCashin is an active writer/arranger in the string education field, publishing with FJH Music Co. in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Tempo Press in Ann Arbor, MI and Wingert-Jones in PA. He guest conducts and adjudicates at the state and national levels and is the Past (Founding)-President of the national College Orchestra Directors Association.