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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Visit Music for All at the 2018 Midwest Clinic

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If you'll be in Chicago for the Midwest Clinic this week, please come see us at the Music for All booth, Booth #241! Several of our staff will be there to greet you with friendly smiles and hellos, and we will have lots of great materials available, including the 2018 Bands of America Championship Schedule and Application, 2018 Music for All Summer Symposium promotional materials, and application packets for the 2019 Music for All National Festival!

In addition to seeing us at the booth, we hope you'll catch some of these great clinics and presentations that are happening throughout the week. Below is a list of sessions and performances that are being presented by friends of Music for All!

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2017

Chat Room
The Focused Rehearsal: Tips for Creating a Climate of Respect
10:30AM - 11:00AM Room W180
Frank Troyka

Clinic
First Performance: A Beginning Band Demonstration Concert
10:30AM - 11:30AM Room W184
Teresa Hill, Tim Lautzenheiser, Charles Menghini, Mario Moody, Marcia Neel, and Nyle Taylor

Chat Room
"String Crossings" Throughout the Orchestra Program: Strategies and Ideas on Retaining & Recruiting Middle School Orchestra Students to the High School Program
12:30PM - 1:00PM Room W180
Soo Han and Joel Powell

Concert
Kell High School Wind Ensemble
1:15PM - 2:15PM Room W375AB
David Roth and Taylor Watts

Clinic - SMALL SCHOOL INITIATIVE
Good Things Come in Small Packages: Successful Design and Implementation for the Small or Younger Marching Band 
2:30PM - 3:30PM Room W186
Susan Smith

Music Parents Session
4:00PM - 4:30PM Room W181
Tim Lautzenheiser

Clinic - S.H.O.P. TALK
An Innovative Approach for Including Special Education Students in the Instrumental Ensemble 
4:30PM - 5:00PM Room W180
Julie Duty

Concert
Cedar Park Winds 
5:00PM - 6:15PM Room W375E
Jeremy Spicer, Jonathan Villela, and Christopher Yee

Reception
The Midwest Clinic: Celebrating Musical Excellence Through Diversity 
8:15PM - 9:00PM Room W375 Foyer

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017

Clinic
Stop, Collaborate, and Listen 
8:15AM - 9:15AM Room W192
Jeremy Clark, Ruth Clark, Katrina Fitzpatrick, and Todd Kelly

Chat Room
Repertoire Selection: The Cornerstone of Our Curriculum
8:30AM - 9:00AM Room W180
James Keene

Chat Room
Yes, You CAN Have it All: A Blueprint for Developing a Comprehensive Band Program
9:00AM - 9:30AM Room W180
Alfred Watkins

Chat Room
Intentionally Inclusive: A Collaborative Approach to Special Education Students and Instrumental Ensembles
10:00AM - 10:30AM Room W180
Julie Duty

Chat Room
Selecting Appropriate Literature for High School Band
10:00AM - 10:30AM Room W180
Randy Greenwell

Clinic - SMALL SCHOOL INITIATIVE
Doing "Within" When You're Doing "Without!" Practical Scoring Solutions for Small Bands
10:00AM - 11:00AM Room W184
Stephen Cox, Juan Hernandez, Jett Lowrance, and William Owens

Clinic - MUSIC ADMINISTRATION COLLABORATIVE
Shining a Light on Urban Music Education 
11:30AM - 12:30PM Room W179
Nola Jones

Clinic
Karel Husa: A Retrospective
1:00PM - 2:00PM Room W185
Frank Battisti, Stephen Peterson, H. Robert Reynolds, Mark Scatterday, Scott Teeple, and Mallory Thompson

Clinic - GENERATION NEXT
Why We Do What We Do: Creating Memorable Masterpieces in a World of Stick Figures 
1:00PM - 2:00PM Room W179
Joel Denton

Music Parents Session
1:30PM - 2:00PM Room W1780
Tim Lautzenheiser

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2017

Concert
VanderCook College of Music Symphonic Band
8:15AM - 9:30AM Room W375AB
Stacey Larson Dolan and Brian Logan

Clinic
The Interactive Rehearsal: Empowering Students to Think, Listen, and More 
8:30AM - 9:30AM Room W184
Travis Cross and David Lesser

Jazz New Music Reading Session 
10:30AM - 11:30AM Room W196
J. Richard Dunscomb and Chief Warrant Officer Jac’kel R. Smalls

Clinic
Strategic Boosters: How to Thrive, Not Survive! 
10:30AM - 11:30AM Room W179
David Vandewalker

Clinic - GENERATION NEXT
Unlocking Creativity Through Focused Repetition 
10:30AM - 11:30AM Room W184
Michael Pote, Richard Saucedo, and Kyle Young

Music Parents Session
11:00AM - 11:30AM Room W180
Tim Lautzenheiser

Chat Room
Why We Do What We Do, and How to Do It Better
12:00PM - 12:30PM Room W180
H. Robert Reynolds

Concert
Carmel Middle School Chamber Orchestra 
12:00PM - 12:45PM Room W190
Joel Powell

Clinic
An Interview with Richard C. Crain 
12:00PM - 1:00PM Room W185
Richard Crain and Tim Lautzenheiser

Chat Room
Some Things I Believe
1:15PM - 1:45PM Room W180
Craig Kirchhoff

Clinic
Teaching Intonation Creatively for String Orchestra 
4:00PM - 5:00PM Room W184
Jonathan Glawe and Kirk Moss

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2017

Clinic
The Music-Driven Life: An Exploration of the ‘Life-Long’ Learner Phenomenon
10:00AM - 11:00AM Room W183
H. Robert Reynolds and LCDR Adam R. Williamson

We hope you'll check out some of the above sessions, as well as the many other incredible sessions and concerts offered during the Midwest Clinic. A full schedule of clinics, performances and special events can be found at https://www.midwestclinic.org/midwest-clinic-events-schedule.aspx.

Clinic times may change from when we gathered the information listed above, so make sure that you check the Midwest official schedule before you head to a session. Maybe even check out the newly updated Midwest Clinic app so you can check out the schedule on the go! Information about the app and how to download it can be found on the Midwest Clinic website, www.midwestclinic.org.

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