Vandoren at Midwest 2017

Schedule and Events

Date: December 20, 2017 - December 23, 2017

Vandoren is excited to have its booth at this year's Midwest Clinic in Chicago, IL. Here's all you have to know about the events, artists, and new products you can learn about. Come meet us at Booth 143. Review exhibit floor plan here


December 20, 2017

Stop by Booth 143 to have a chance to discuss product, ask questions, take pictures, and grab some sweet swag! 

Performance:Michael Lowenstern

Time: 2PM


December 21, 2017

Clinic: S.H.O.P Talk, Reed Management: The Difference Between a Good Performance and a Great Performance by Michael Skinner, DANSR President

Time: 1:00PM - 1:30PM

Location: Meeting Room W180

Reeds are sensitive to climate, altitude and a multitude of issues that can make your performance more challenging. In this clinic, Mr. Skinner, an expert in the reed industry will provide scenarios and solutions to the issues that hinder optimum performance.

Clinic: Getting Great Clarinet and Saxophone Sound from the First Day by Michael Skinner

Time: 4:00PM

Location: Product Showcase Room (download sheet here

Vandoren Reception

Room: Burnham CC23 Hyatt McCormick Place, 5PM - 8PM


December 21, 2017

Clinic: Clarinet Basics in 60 Minutes by Vandoren Artist Cecilia Kang

Time: 1:15PM - 2:15PM

Location: Meeting Room W179

This interactive clinic will offer helpful tips on how to improve your clarinet section through the demonstration of innovative exercises, addressing common clarinet fundamental issues pertaining to tone, technique, articulation and intonation. This session will be presented in collaboration with the Charleston County School of the Arts Clarinet Choir led by Suzanne Reed.

Vandoren Artists you will see around the booth: Roxy Coss, Mark Colby, and Alex Beltran!

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