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What began in 1946 as 120 music directors meeting for six hours in a Chicago YWCA gym has now become the annual four-day music band and orchestra conference known as The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference. For over 70 years, musicians, educators and people passionate about music education of all skill levels have gathered in Chicago for the largest music conference of its kind.
The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference offers guests interested in music education an array of clinics and exhibits, as well as access to music and teaching icons. The conference will also focus on industry trends and future topics in business and music education. With more than 18,000 attendees from all 50 states and more than 30 countries, The Midwest Clinic offers music educators and musicians alike an unmatched networking opportunity.
- Choose from over 50 concerts
- Attend 4 rehearsal labs and more than 90 clinics
- Witness 3 new music reading sessions
- The Largest Exhibit Hall in Our History! Almost 400 companies and exhibitors taking up over 76,000 sq. ft. of space. See the List Now!
The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference each year displays top ensembles throughout the music conference to showcase the newest ideas and talent. From students to professionals, performers have a chance to exhibit their talents to a supportive and enthusiastic audience with an interest in furthering music education. Each band and orchestra conference is unique and offers attendees the most up-to-date music styles and education techniques.
The FMEA Professional Development Conference is one of the largest music education professional development events in the United States. In addition to approximately 250 clinic sessions and concerts, it is host to 22 All-State Ensembles featuring Florida's top Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Guitar, and Elementary Orff students conducted by world-class conductors and teachers. It is attended by more than 10,000 people, including secondary music directors, elementary music teachers, music supervisors, college students, college music teachers, school administrators, K-12 students performing in the All-State ensembles, students and professional musicians performing with invited performing ensembles, exhibitors, and parents of performing students.
The annual Jazz Educator's Network conference brings together jazz beginners and experts for a once-in-a lifetime experience.
Part music festival, part networking, part education and all inspiration. The annual conference hosts thousands of people from around the globe.
Come for the music, stay for the hang.
Come visit us at the annual winter NAMM convention in Anaheim. The NAMM Show is the global crossroads of the music, sound and entertainment technology products industries with more than 115,000 registrants from 139 countries and regions. Learn more here: www.namm.org/thenammshow/2020/attend/
Join us at the Oregon Music Educators Conference where you can see performances and hear keynote clinicians. You can find out more information here: www.oregonmusic.org/
Visit us at the annual Colorado Music Educators Association Conference in Colorado Springs. You can find more information about registration and scheduling here: cmeaonline.org/conference/
Visit us at the annual Georgia Music Educators Conference in Athens for three days of performances and clinics. You can find more information about this event here: www.gmea.org/conference-information
Come visit our booth at the annual Illinois Music Educators Conference, which will feature clinics and performances. You can find more information about this event here: www.ilmea.org/imec
Visit us at the annual Arizona Music Educators Conference. This year’s theme is “Investigate. Innovate. Invigorate.” We have sessions for everyone! Hope you can join us at the Delta Marriott Phoenix/Mesa and Mesa Convention Center for another outstanding conference! You can find more information here: azmea.org/conference/
Join us at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Conference in Louisville. You can find more information about registration and scheduling here: kmea.org/professional-development-conference/
Visit us at the South Carolina Music Educators Conference in Columbia. You can find more event information here: www.scmea.net/scmea-professional-development-conference-2019/
Come visit our booth at the California All-State Music Education Conference in Fresno. You can find more information about clinics and performances here: www.calmusiced.com/index.php/casmec-conference/338-2020-casmec