ClarinetFest 2014 Call for Proposals Deadline is September 30th

FYI, today I received the below in an email from the ICA. ClarinetMike says, “You won’t perform or present at a ClarinetFest if you don’t apply. So STOP and APPLY.”

2014 ClarinetFest banner

2014 Call for Submissions Deadline is September 30th!

 Have you marked your calendar for the 2014 ClarinetFest®, July 30th to August 3rd? Good times will roll in Baton Rouge at Louisiana State University, site of our next big event. Submissions for presentationsat the 2014 ClarinetFest® are due September 30th.

If you’re a member of a student clarinet choir, it’s not too late to submit a proposal to present at the 2014 ClarinetFest®. You must be a current ICA member to present. New for 2014! If your clarinet choir is selected to present, you may be eligible for a very special registration rate of $25 per student presenter for the 2014 ClarinetFest® (choir is ten members or more, eligible age is 25 or under as of July 30, 2014). 

Let's Geaux clarinet

The LSU campus is centrally located in Baton Rouge, with many restaurants and stores within walking distance.

 Robert DiLutis, former Professor of Clarinet at the Louisiana State University and his artistic committee and volunteers are planning a wonderful event, including exhibits, performances and presentations by an international slate of great artists and educators, and optional Cajun Swamp Tour, Plantation Tour, New Orleans Tour and Louisiana Shrimp and Crawfish Party.

 SAVE THE DATES, July 30 – August 3, 2014, see you in Baton Rouge!

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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