Monthly Archives: April 2012

ANNOUNCEMENT: We’re Moving to Texas!

After much careful thought and consideration, my family and I are happy to announce that we are relocating to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex this summer due to family concerns (health, opportunities, etc.). I have resigned my secure tenured position as … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! ICA Online Store

  The below is in the lastest ICA (International Clarinet Association) E-News circular email. [I just sent the Store copies of my 3 CD’s above. (fyi, check out my CD’s at]  **************** ICA E-News Spring 2012 The ICA is launching … Continue reading

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10 Time Management Tips

As we fly toward the end of the semester with rapidly approaching juries, contests, auditions, etc., managing time well becomes a big deal. Below are some tips that will help. These are updated from an article I wrote a few … Continue reading

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Band Contest (UIL) Quick Tips

It is band contest season (UIL for those of you in Texas).  Here are 3 tips that can be helpful in getting all that hard work transferred from the band hall to the concert stage: 1. BE CONFIDENT.  You can’t control … Continue reading

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Celebrate JAZZ and Get a Free Frank Sinatra Poster

April is Jazz Appreciation Month! Click here to get the above poster for free. They want you to tell them about your most memorable Frank Sinatra moments. Here’s mine: “When I studied jazz saxophone in college, my teacher told me that I … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Blog One Year Anniversary Contest: Two Clarinetists Win Free Clarinet CD’s!

Clarinetists from Brazil and Michigan, USA each won my recent clarinet CD (pictured above). They have been contacted and will soon be receiving a CD! Thanks to all who entered!

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