Michael Dean Performs on Scott Pool and Friends Recital at UTA on Monday, October 13, 2014

ClarinetMike performs on  2 works!

ClarinetMike performs on two works!

Tonight, October 13, 2014, I’ll be performing two works on a recital at the University of Texas at Arlington. One of the works, Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon,  will also be on the Midwest Tour 2014 that Scott Pool and I will be doing in a few weeks. Click HERE for directions and more information.

ClarinetMike says, “Monday night, come check out a great FREE Concert. Be sure to stop by afterward and say hi.”

Scott Pool and Friends
Woodwind Ensemble Program
Monday, October 13, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Irons Hall, University of Texas at Arlington

Scott Pool, Bassoon
Terri Sanchez, Flute
Kristen Beene, Oboe
Ken Krause, Clarinet
Michael Dean, Clarinet
John Solomons, Piano


Quatuor Parisienne for Woodwind Quartet………………………..…….….Charles Fernandez
La Marche
Les reflexions
La Farce

Sonata in F Major for Bassoon and Piano………………….William Hurlstone (1876-1906)

Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon…………………………………Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Trio No.1 for Two Clarinets and Bassoon…………………….……..Michel Yost (1754-1786)

Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano……………………………… Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

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, clarinetmike.wordpress.com. 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 clarinetmike.com. Mike and his family live in Hurst, Texas. His family’s new Golden Retriever, Nimbus, is a relative of Andy.
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