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Palen Music Center Quick Note

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


The PMC Quick Note is part of our mission to support the lives of band directors across the Midwest. The Quick Note contains helpful tips and suggestions from area directors, spotlights on area college and university band programs, calendars of upcoming events, advocacy articles promoting music education, links to helpful web resources, and much more.  Comments, suggestions, ideas, and articles are always welcome.


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Jeff Coffin Coming to Palen Music for Free Clinic

We are pleased to announce that three-time Grammy winning saxophonist and composer Jeff Coffin will be presenting a free clinic at the Springfield Palen Music Center location on Thursday, October 28th. Many of you will recognize him as the saxophonist for the Dave Matthews Band and Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. The clinic will begin at 7:00pm at the Palen Music Center located at 1560 E. Raynell Place in Springfield, MO. All area students and directors are encouraged to attend. Don't miss this opportunity to see this distinctive, creative musician up close and personal. The clinic is co-sponsored by your friends at Palen Music Center and the Yamaha Corporation.

Click the graphic above for a printable flyer including details of the clinic.

Make plans for you and your students to attend this incredible free event.
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Contact Your Local Palen Music Center Representative


Can we assist you with anything?  Please contact your local Palen Music Center school road representative for all of your music education needs.


Springfield Bob Hopkins, Wayne Blades, Brett Palen, Eric Matzat, Jason Moore, and Paul Bowen (417) 882-7000
Columbia Robert Pitts and Jake Herzog (573) 256-5555
Liberty Ken Crisp and Harlan Moore (816) 792-8301
Joplin Dave Coble and Chelsea Samuel (417) 781-3100
Broken Arrow Mark VanVranken and Tiffany Dempsey (918) 770-6827


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