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Feb 7-9, 2019

Boston, Mass: Boston Conservatory at Berklee, MIT

Keynote Speaker: Peter Schickele

Activities: Boston Symphony rehearsal and concert, Conducting workshop with Bruce Hangen, Masterclass with Boston Symphony Musicians

Early Bird Conference Registration Closing Soon

Early bird pricing for the 2018 National Conference ends Jan. 1!

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