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40 Years of Star Wars Music

December 12, 2017

Few movie franchises have caught the world’s imagination like Star Wars. For forty years, audiences have been enthralled by the trials and tribulations of the Skywalker family and their adventures in a galaxy far, far away. The heroes and villains of the Old Republic and the Galactic Empire are cultural icons.

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Ennio Morricone’s Long-Awaited Oscar Win

March 16, 2016

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony was held on Sunday, February 28th in the same splendor as it always is. This year, much was made of the Best Actor category, with Leonardo DiCaprio winning his first Oscar after five previous nominations and nearly thirty years on the big screen. Amid the controversy that surrounded this year’s awards, most agreed that this award was well deserved.

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Midwest 2014 in Review

January 8, 2015

The 68th annual Midwest Clinic has come and gone, but this year more than lived up to what we have come to expect.  Many attendees come back year after year to enjoy bands from locations all over the nation and learn from the greatest minds in music today.  The clinic continues to grow, as well, with over 800 more attendees than last year, 700 of whom experienced the clinic for the first time.

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