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 “ClarinetMike” 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.” Dr. Dean’s career is headlined by appearances at Carnegie Hall, ClarinetFest, NACWPI, Royal Northern College of Music, and Eastman School of Music, with recent recitals and master classes in Italy, Spain, Canada, Michigan, Ohio, Kansas, Iowa, Louisiana, and Texas. He recently returned for a fourth summer to the beautiful Italian Alps of Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the international Orfeo Music Festival. He is featured on 6 commercial CD’s including his soon-to-be-released new CD, Postcards from Silver Lake. He is also prominent on New Media, such as YouTube. He was clarinetist with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra for 11 years and he’s also performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Southeast Chamber Players, Red Mesa Trio, and Duo 35. He has given more than 500 master classes, clinics and performances at universities, conservatories, conferences, festivals, high schools, junior high schools, and a diverse array of venues. As “ClarinetMike,” he writes for his noted and widely-read ClarinetMike Blog – viewed in 150 countries on 6 continents, His blog is the #1 clarinet blog on the Internet according to Google Search and a recent ranking on Feedspot. His articles also appear in professional journals such as the Southwestern Musician, The Bandmasters’ Review, WINDPLAYER, and NACWPI Journal. He is a past president and former officer on the National Board of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI). After a successful 20 years of teaching clarinet at the university level, he relocated to his native Texas due to family concerns. He is currently an active clarinet and woodwind performer, teacher, clinician, blogger, and consultant based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Michael Dean studied clarinet performance at Texas Tech University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Colorado at Boulder, and University of Texas at Arlington. His teachers include Robert Walzel, Phil Aaholm, Carol Jessup, Bob Ackerman, and Jess Youngblood. He is a BG France Performing Artist and his professional website is Mike and his family live in Hurst, Texas. His family’s new Golden Retriever, Nimbus, is a relative of Andy.
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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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