ClarinetFest 2015 in Madrid, Spain: Deadline for Proposals is September 30, 2014

ClarinetFest 2015 in Madrid, Spain

ClarinetMike says, “I’m applying! You should, too!”

[Below is from the ICA website.]

ClarinetFest® 2015
Madrid, Spain
Wednesday, July 22th through Sunday, July 26th, 2015

ClarinetFest® 2015 will take place in Madrid, Spain, with Pedro Rubio and Justo Sanz as Co-Program Directors.

If you would like to submit a proposal to perform or present at ClarinetFest® 2015, please download and complete the Call for Proposals form and send it to the address below. Recordings and written requests will be accepted through September 30, 2014, and will be reviewed by the Artistic Team committee. A link to a YouTube video channel will be also accepted for artistic consideration. For a lecture proposal, please attach a short abstract.

ClarinetFest® 2015 will be devoted to the 19th-century Spanish clarinetist Antonio Romero. During 2015 in Spain we will be celebrating the bicentennial of Romero’s birth. The festival will be open to all aspects of our instrument, especially new repertoire, but recitals and lectures regarding this period will also be especially welcomed. Full consideration will be given to all complete proposals. Only proposals submitted by members of the International Clarinet Association will be considered.

Please send your completed proposal to:
Asociación para el Estudio y el Desarrollo del Clarinete
Calle Ginzo de Limia 7-11, puerta 3
28029 Madrid, Spain

For information, please e-mail:

Spanish Clarinet Association (ADEC)

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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