Southeast Missouri Single Reed Day 2012

Kenneth Tse

Rochelle Oedemann

Southeast Missouri Single Reed Day 2012 is scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the the River Campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.

This year’s clinicians are:

  • Kenneth Tse, Saxophone Professor, University of Iowa
  • Rochelle Oedemann, Clarinet Adjunct Professor, George Mason University
  • Michael Dean, Clarinet & Saxophone Professor, Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri Single Reed Day 2012 is a one-day festival at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. The conference  features clarinet and saxophone master classes, performances, clinics and more.

Single Reed Day events are open to students, teachers, amateurs, professionals, and all those interested in the clarinet and/or saxophone.

Admission is free to all events during the day for Southeast Missouri Single Reed Day. The evening concert is a ticketed event with tickets available at the door.

High school seniors and potential transfer students may audition for a music scholarship during Southeast Missouri Single Reed Day.

For more information, please contact Dr. Michael Dean (email: or call: 573/651-2535).

Single Reed Day 2012 Information

Single Reed Day 2012 Program

Single Reed Day 2012 Flyer

Single Reed Day 2012 Concert Program

Single Reed Day 2012 Concert Poster

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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