NACWPI 2012 National Conference, San Diego, CA, Saturday, November 17, 2012

San Diego, California!

In seven weeks, the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors [NACWPI] will hold their national conference, NACWPI 2012, in San Diego, California!  The conference will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2012 in collaboration with the annual meeting of the College Music Society (CMS). This particular gathering will be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) – so it is going to be a BIG BLOWOUT!

The conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. Here’s a link to the CMS web page with information on hotel reservations, conference registration, etc.

I’ll post the NACWPI 2012 conference schedule on this blog soon.

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

Photo above courtesy PDPhoto.org.

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 2017. 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, clarinetmike.wordpress.com-viewed 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, clarinetmike.com, 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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One Response to NACWPI 2012 National Conference, San Diego, CA, Saturday, November 17, 2012

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