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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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Teach Your Students to Compose Themselves!

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  • Robert Sheldon shares his insight and experience in working with young composers. Teachers will learn how to get students started in the process of writing music, scoring, orchestration and ways to inspire creativity and expression.
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  • 12/17/2014 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
  • Meeting Room W184
  • Robert Sheldon is one of the most performed composers of wind band music today. He is Concert Band Editor for Alfred Music Publishing, the lead author of Sound Innovations for Concert Band, and a recipient of numerous awards from the American School Band Director's Association, Phi Beta Mu and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. His music is performed around the world and appears on many international concert and contest lists. Mr. Sheldon has been a twenty-five-time recipient of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publisher's Standard Award. He frequently appears as a guest conductor and clinician at All-State and Regional Honor Bands, colleges and universities, and state Music Education Association conferences. He has conducted and taught throughout the United States, Japan, Canada, Italy, Australia and China, in venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall, Boston's Symphony Hall and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Visit: