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December, 21, 2023
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM




Milt Allen

Milt Allen

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Making Music in an Age of Anxiety: We Need "Us" Now more than Ever

Clinic Synopsis:

Stress, depression, anxiety and fear have pushed so many of us to the brink of collapse, resignation or career change. So much coming at us – and our students. Still, we’re supposed to teach, to make music. But in all the discussion and programs and plans, what happened to those who stand in front of the students? US? And does music even matter? Let’s take time to understand, reflect on and redefine ourselves and our mission – all of which have never been more important!

Milt Allen - Biographical Information

Trying to categorize Dr. Milt Allen is as difficult as trying to describe his musical interests. An internationally recognized conductor, music educator, speaker, author and music advocate – not to mention avid adventurer – describes an individual often taking the trail less-traveled: sometimes literally! From Tanzania to Haiti to Rwanda to Compton, CA, Milt’s extensive experiences from teaching and performing music from grassroots to university levels, then creating his own non-profit: The Music Guerrilla, only begins to describe his musical passion. From Harmony Hideaway, his home retreat for himself and others in Salina, KS to places well beyond the Sunflower State, Milt continues to seek out ways to connect through music and adventure. Dr. Allen is an educational artist for Jupiter Instruments, educational consultant for Nuvo Instruments and serves as a clinician for the Hal Leonard Corporation and GIA/Meredith Music Publications.