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Attendee registration for The Midwest Clinic music conference opens August 1.


Take part in furthering music education while enjoying the international music camaraderie that only The Midwest Clinic can provide.

78th Annual Conference - December 18 - 21, 2024
(Wednesday - Saturday)

McCormick Place West
2301 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60616



  • Early Bird Professional Rate:  $195 (available until 9/1/24) 
    **Credit Card is the only payment method that will be accepted during Early Bird Registration. If you require an invoice in order to pay via credit card, please complete the Invoice Request Form.  The amount indicated on the Early Bird invoice will only be valid through August 31. 

  • Pre-Registration Professional Rate:  $220 (available until 12/16/24)
    **Check and Credit Card payment accepted
  • On-Site Professional Registration Rate:  $250
    **Retired directors can receive a registration discount by contacting the Midwest Clinic Office and requesting a discount code that they can apply to their professional registration. 

  • College Student Pre-Registration Rate:  $75 (available until 12/16/24)
  • College Student On-Site Registration Rate: $100

  •  Chaperone/Guest Rate:  $35

  • Primary/Secondary Student Rate:  $25 (Can only be added when purchasing a paid Professional registration. If you are a Professional that has already registered online, please click on the 'modify' link in the confirmation email that you received. From there you can  access your registration to add a primary/secondary student(s)). NOTE: This registration type is NOT for the High School Institute.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, you must do so in writing. Please email your cancellation request to: [email protected]. Credit card transaction fees are non-refundable. All cancellation requests must be submitted before December 1st in order to receive a refund. There will be NO REFUNDS issued for cancellations after the Dec. 1st deadline. This is non-negotiable.

Payment Policy

• Professional Registrations submitted during the early-bird period (August 1 - 31) will only allow payment with a credit card.  Beginning September 1, payment with a check will also be accepted.  All other registration types will accept check and credit card payment beginning August 1 through November 1.

Full payment or purchase order must be received 30 days after completing registration. If payment or purchase order is not received by this deadline, the registration may be cancelled.

 The Midwest Clinic does not accept Purchase Orders as payment. All purchase orders must be paid in full prior to or upon arrival at the conference. If mailing the check, it must be received by December 12th otherwise payment will be due upon arrival at the conference.  Any check received after the 12th will be mailed back to the sender.

** The option to pay by Purchase Order/Check will only be available until Nov. 1.  After this date, pre-registration must be paid by credit card.

 * Checks should be made out to The Midwest Clinic and mailed to:

The Midwest Clinic
1340 Internationale Pkwy, Suite 200
Woodridge, IL 60517 


Registration Hours (subject to change)

Tuesday, December 17 9:00am - 4:00pm (Central Concourse McCormick Place West)
5:00pm - 8:00pm (Hyatt McCormick and Chicago Hilton Lobbies)

Wednesday, December 18 7:00am - 7:30pm (McCormick Place West)

Thursday, December 19 7:30am - 7:00pm (McCormick Place West)

Friday, December 20 7:30am - 6:00pm (McCormick Place West)