What began as 120 music directors meeting for six hours in a Chicago YWCA gym has now become the annual four-day music conference known as The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference. For the past 66 years, musicians and educators 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 an array of clinics and exhibits as well as access to music and teaching icons while also focusing on industry trends and future topics in music education and business. With more than 17,000 attendees from all 50 states and more than 30 countries, The Midwest Clinic offers musicians and educators an unmatched networking opportunity.
The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference each year displays the 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. Each music conference is unique and offers attendees the most up-to-date music styles and education techniques.