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 “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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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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