2014 Baylor Clarinet Choir and Chamber Music Festival


FYI, below is information about a clarinet festival at Baylor University in April. Also, don’t forget about this weekend’s Texas Clarinet Colloquium 2014.

ClarinetMike says, “GO!”

2014 Baylor Clarinet Choir and Chamber Music Festival
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Baylor University School of Music
Glennis McCrary Building
Waco, Texas
For more information, click HERE.


7:30 am until noon: Registration

9:00 am until 7:00 pm: Exhibition hosted by Selmer and D’Addario Companies.

9:00 am: Clarinet Pedagogy for teachers and clarinetists by Dr. Mary Druhan

10:15 – 11:45 am: Combined Clarinet Festival Choir rehearsal  (for everyone to play together!!) Parts will be uploaded online soon!

Mozart – Marriage of Figaro
Mozart – Rondo from Grant Partita

Noon: Lunch

1:30 – 2:45 pm: Master Classes by Dr. Qian and guest artist.

3:00 – 5:30 pm: Baylor Clarinet Choir and Chamber Music Festival Marathon Recital (Featuring various groups and the combined festival clarinet choir)

7:00 pm: Mr. Steven Ahearn and Dr. Jun Qian Clarinet Recital

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, 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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