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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

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Assessment Technologies and Strategies for the Instrumental Music Classroom

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  • How can technology be used as an assessment tool without becoming a burden or distraction from the process of making music? How can we better use the information from those assessments to plan and improve our curriculum? This clinic will focus on the challenge of creating useful, high quality assessments for students in instrumental music programs through the use of online and desktop based software and other tools.
  • Chad Criswell (
  • 12/21/2017 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
  • Meeting Room W185
  • Chad Criswell serves as a music technology author and clinician residing in central Iowa where he teaches beginning band for the Southeast Polk Community School District. He currently writes music and technology related articles for several publications including InTune Magazine and NAfME's Teaching Music Magazine. His articles both in the music technology section and the woodwind and brass workshop sections for NAfME have led him to interview, learn from, and pass on a wealth of knowledge of hundreds of noted educators all over the United States on a wide variety of different topics over the last ten years.