Midwest Clinic 2023

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12/18/2023 - 12/22/2023
In-Person Event

McCormick Place West
2317 S Indiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60616

Join us for the 77th Midwest Band Clinic! Be sure to stop by the MakeMusic booth (#1139) to check out our newest features, learn more about our newest innovative tool, Sight Reading Studio, and compete with composers to see who is the best sight reader!

Recommended Sessions:

Sight Reading Your Way!
Ted Scalzo & Jason Wick
Wednesday, 3:45pm
Room W180

The Phygital Musician: How Blurring the Lines Can Focus and Deepen Our Musical Connections
Brian Balmages
Thursday, 1:00pm

Let’s Hit the Easy Button
Ted Scalzo
Friday, 8:30am
Room W180

Don’t miss the following special performances by programs that Power Their Practice with MakeMusic Cloud:

Hinsdale Middle School Jazz Ensemble
George Andrikokus, Director
Wednesday, 10:45am
Room W196

Arbor Creek Middle School Honors Band
Kimberly Beene, Director
Wednesday, 1:30pm
Room W375E

Keller Middle School Band
David Puckett, Director
Thursday, 4:30pm
Room W375E

Learn from and see the following Power Up! Season 2 blog contributors:

Dickerson Middle School Percussion Ensemble
Scott Brown, Director (Power Up! Timpani Fundamentals for Beginning Percussionists)
Wednesday, 10:30am
Room W184

Day 1, Sax
Kim Bain, Clinician (Power Up! Focusing on Tone with Your Beginner Saxophones)
Wednesday, 12:30pm and Thursday 8:30am
Room W193

Day 1, Clarinet
Wendy Higdon Rice, Clinician (Power Up! Creating a Resonant Sound: Starting Your Clarinet Students Off Right!)
Thursday, 9:30am and Friday, 10:30am