Win A Free Clarinet CD!

This coming Tuesday, March 22 is the official online launch party of my ClarinetMike Blog. (March 22 is also the birthday of William Shatner, fyi).  On my blog,,  I will be posting on all things clarinet (and saxophone, too).

To advertise the blog, I will be giving away a free clarinet CD to randomly chosen winners. To enter to win a CD, subscribe to my blog by email – see the button to the right of this post or just post a comment to this posting. (NOTE: If you subscribe with RSS you will need to notify me with a comment or email, etc.  so you will be eligible to win the CD. ) To be eligible you must subscribe or post a comment by 11:59 pm CST on Tuesday, March 22. You may post early if you’d like. One entry per person. I will announce the winners on Wednesday March 23. If you want to subscribe, but not win a CD, let me know and maybe I’ll send you a Star Trek movie or episode – one with William Shatner, thanks! Mike

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.
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10 Responses to Win A Free Clarinet CD!

  1. Adrianna says:


  2. Jen Jenson says:


    This is really fabulous & exciting! 🙂 Thanks for always keeping me in the Clarinet world! 🙂

  3. Geoff Nudell says:

    I think it’s outstanding that you are establishing another outlet to discuss one of our favorite pasttimes: playing (and teaching) the clarinet (and saxophone too). Thanks, Mike!

  4. Martha Stone says:

    Looking forward to reading, my sci-fi loving friend!

  5. Anne Watson says:

    Woot! Can’t wait to read it!!

  6. Nice looking blog, Mike!

  7. Darryl Schwierjohn says:

    Looking forward to it Mike!

  8. Booger says:

    I’d love a CD. I so hope you’ll be recording something fitting for a clarinet, such as Innagadadavida or Jumping Jack Flash…or maybe one of Pacabels insomniac tunes.

  9. Stefan Murat says:

    I would love a CD Dr. Dean. I also enjoyed the Star Trek clip!
    Thanks again for coming to SHSU.

  10. Christine Barron says:

    Congratulations on the new cd, Mike! Best wishes!

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