NACWPI 2012 – DEADLINE October 28, 2011

As previously posted, the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI) will be collaborating with the College Music Society (CMS) for our next national conference, NACWPI 2012. The conference will take place in San Diego, CA on Nov. 15-18, 2012 with the NACWPI sessions tentatively scheduled for Nov. 17, 2012. This particular meeting will be held in conjunction with the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Application procedures for performances and presentations at NACWPI 2012, as well as information on the NACWPI 2012 Composition Competition, are available at these links:

Facebook Event Page
Application Procedures for Performances/Presentations
NACWPI 2012 Composition Competition 

PLEASE NOTE: The DEADLINE for both is October 28, 2011.

Would you please share this information with all interested parties (studio teachers, directors, composers, graduate students, etc.). Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged! In addition to saving money and natural resources, this type of submission is easy to disseminate to the adjudication committee. You must be a member of both CMS and NACWPI to present at this conference.

For more information, please contact Ken BroadwayMichael Dean, or Patrick Smith – Co-Directors, NACWPI 2012.

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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