ClarinetMike Blog Third Anniversary! Enter Contest to Win a FREE Clarinet CD by Tax Day, April 15!


Dr. Michael Dean Clarinet Performing, Teaching and Consulting "Building Great Clarinetists"

Dr. Michael Dean
Clarinet Performing, Teaching and Consulting
“Building Great Clarinetists”

To celebrate the third anniversary of this clarinet blog (and for PR purposes!), I’ve decided to have another contest like last year. I will be giving away FREE clarinet CD’s to a couple of very lucky randomly chosen winners. Enter by, or on, April 15th – Tax Day in the USA!

How to enter to win a FREE clarinet CD:

Subscribe to my blog by email (click the button to the lower right of this – Sign me up!) or just post a comment to this blog posting.

(NOTE: If you subscribe with RSS you will need to notify me with a comment or email, etc.,  so that you will be eligible to win a CD. )

FYI, if you already subscribe by email, etc., just send me an email to be entered.

To be eligible, you must subscribe, post a comment or email me (or something!) between NOW and 11:59 pm CST (GMT-5) on Tuesday, April 15.

One entry per person. I will notify the winners soon after the contest. Past winners ARE eligible to participate.

Please repost this and forward to your friends!

ClarinetMike says, “Pay your taxes and enter the ClarinetMike Blog FREE CD Contest by Tuesday, April 15, 11:59 pm CST (GMT-5).”


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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8 Responses to ClarinetMike Blog Third Anniversary! Enter Contest to Win a FREE Clarinet CD by Tax Day, April 15!

  1. I am an RSS subscriber and have paid my taxes. Congratulations on the anniversary!

  2. Serena Loving says:

    Would love to win one of your CDs. Need to build a library of “good sounds” for my students! Thanks!

  3. Eric Grummisch says:

    Would very much like to win a clarinet CD. Thanks!

  4. Taxes filed and oh-so-keen to win a copy of your CD, Mike!

  5. Rachel Clifton says:

    Congratulations, Mike! As a pianist who loves the clarinet repertoire, I’d really enjoy having your CD!

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