ClarinetFest 2011 Update

Below is an email sent out recently to all members of the ICA (International Clarinet Association). I’m especially excited about the Hollywood Bowl Concert! Mike

Dear ICA Member,

ClarinetFest®2011 will take place on August 3-7 in Los Angeles, and we invite you to visit for the latest information.  The deadline for pre-registration is July 15, so we urge you to register soon if you would like to take advantage of the discounted rates.

During this year’s conference, a very special concert will take place on August 4 at the Hollywood Bowl featuring world-renowned clarinet soloists Kari Kriikku and Paul Meyer.  If you would like to attend this unique event, you may purchase tickets during the registration process.  The deadline for purchase is June 1.  The fee is $25 per person and includes transportation and entrance to the concert.  For more information, see

Please stay tuned for more updates.  We hope to see you in Los Angeles!

International Clarinet Association

P.S.  If you have not already, please check out the Members Only section of our website, which now includes online PDFs of Volumes 36-37 of The Clarinet.  More volumes coming soon!  Here’s a direct link to our Members Only section:

About ClarinetMike

American clarinetist MICHAEL DEAN performs and teaches internationally and across the USA to consistent praise such as "world-class clarinetist and pedagogue," "consummate performer," "inspirational," "outstanding teacher," "super," "brilliant performer," and "one of the best clinicians I have ever seen." His career is headlined by appearances at Carnegie Hall, ClarinetFest, NACWPI, Eastman School of Music, and Royal Northern College of Music with recent recitals and master classes in Italy, Spain, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, and Texas. In July, he will return to Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at Orfeo Music Festival 2018. He is featured on 5 commercial CD's and on New Media, such as YouTube. He is currently preparing another new clarinet CD, Postcards from Silver Lake. He's performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Southeast Chamber Players, Red Mesa Trio, and Duo 35. He performed for 11 years with the Paducah Symphony. His articles appear in journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, NACWPI Journal and The Bandmasters' Review. As "ClarinetMike," he writes for his widely-read ClarinetMike Blog, in 150 countries on 6 continents. He was recently a tenured Associate Professor of Clarinet for 11 years at Southeast Missouri State University. He returned to his native Texas in 2012 due to family concerns. He is a past president and former National Board officer of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI). Dr. Michael Dean studied clarinet performance at Texas Tech University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Arlington. His teachers include Robert Walzel, Phil Aaholm, Carol Jessup, Jess Youngblood, Bob Ackerman, and Pam Youngblood. His web page,, features video of his teaching and performing as well as information on his CD's and other publications. He is a BG France Performing Artist.
This entry was posted in All, News. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s