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The 67th Annual Midwest Clinic 2013
Location: McCormick Place West
2301 S. Indiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 to
Saturday, December 21, 2013
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Date Event Description Category Clinician Contact

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The Articulate Jazz Musician: Mastering the Language of Jazz Often, jazz language instruction begins with improvisation studies. In this session, Grammy-winning saxophonist, Jeff Coffin and John LaPorta Jazz Educator of the Year Award-winner, Caleb Chapman present a new approach to introducing young musicians to the jazz language with a focus on well defined articulations and swing concepts.
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Jazz Caleb Chapman
Jeff Coffin


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Total Tone Transformation: Creating a Beautiful Sounding Ensemble A Conversation to Empower Wind Conductors, String Conductors and Those Who Do Both. Learn the concepts of creating an artistic sounding string orchestra, wind ensemble, full orchestra, or concert band. Specific language and techniques will be discussed that empower teachers to talk to any instrumental ensemble about sound. This clinic will be very helpful to string teachers working with winds or band directors working with strings.
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Bob Phillips
Erin Tapia
Dr. James Tapia


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Total Tone Transformation: Creating a Beautiful Sounding Ensemble A Conversation to Empower Wind Conductors, String Conductors and Those Who Do Both. Learn the concepts of creating an artistic sounding string orchestra, wind ensemble, full orchestra, or concert band. Specific language and techniques will be discussed that empower teachers to talk to any instrumental ensemble about sound. This clinic will be very helpful to string teachers working with winds or band directors working with strings.
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String & Orchestra Bob Phillips
Erin Tapia
Dr. James Tapia

12/18/2013
2:00PM -
Theory Lessons Available Online with Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory Web Version The most complete music theory course ever is now online! This all-in-one series includes concise lessons with short exercises, ear-training activities and reviews. Includes narration, animated examples and clickable elements for aural reinforcement. Also includes randomized exercises, ear training and review answers.
Location: W180, McCormick Place West
Theory & Reference Andrew Surmani

12/20/2013
10:00AM -
Beginning through Advanced Right-hand Technique for Strings Strategies for developing the right-hand technique of your strings from the first day of instruction through graduation will be presented including concrete solutions to common challenges. This is a great session for string players and for band directors teaching strings at all levels.
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String & Orchestra Bob Phillips