Information on ClarinetFest 2014

ClarinetFest® 2014 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA July 30 – August 3, 2014

ClarinetFest® 2014
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA July 30 – August 3, 2014

Hey, I just returned from vacation, and I’m excited about the upcoming ClarinetFest 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, July 30-August 3, 2014. (ClarinetFests are annual international conferences of the International Clarinet Association (ICA).)

Hats off to ClarinetFest 2014 Artistic Director Robert DiLutis and Artistic Committee members William Blayney and Robyn Jones for all the hard work!!

Below are links to information on ClarinetFest 2014 from (ICA website).

FYI, as mentioned in a previous blog post, I’ll be there on Friday, August 1 at 1 pm performing the premiere of a new duo for clarinet and bassoon by Robert Fruehwald with bassoonist Scott Pool. Please come by and say hello!

ClarinetMike says, “Go to ClarinetFest 2014!”


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 Canada, Italy, Spain, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, and Texas. In July, he will again return to Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the international Orfeo Music Festival 2019. 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. Dr. Dean has given more than 500 clinics, master classes and performances at high schools, universities, conferences and other venues. For 11 years he was a clarinetist with the Paducah Symphony and he's also performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Southeast Chamber Players, Red Mesa Trio, and Duo 35. His articles appear in journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, NACWPI Journal and The Bandmasters' Review. As "ClarinetMike," he writes for his widely-viewed ClarinetMike Blog, the Internet’s #1 clarinet blog read in 150 countries on 6 continents: After a successful 25 years of teaching clarinet at the university level, he relocated to his native Texas 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, and Bob Ackerman. 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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1 Response to Information on ClarinetFest 2014

  1. Pingback: ClarinetMike at ClarinetFest 2014: Program Notes for Clarinet and Bassoon Duo Premiere | ClarinetMike Blog

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