Midwest Tour 2014: Official Program, Program Notes, and Recital Venue Links

Midwest Tour 2014 “New Music for Clarinet and Bassoon”

Midwest Tour 2014 “New Music for Clarinet and Bassoon”

Next week, bassoonist Scott Pool and I will soon be giving recitals and master classes together on a tour of the Midwest.  Below are links to the official tour program and program notes as well as to the recital venues. Also, follow all the action on our Midwest Tour 2014 Facebook Page HERE.  If you come to a recital, please come by and say hello!

ClarinetMike says, “See you on tour!”

Midwest Tour 2014  Program and Program Notes
Michael Dean, clarinet and Scott Pool, bassoon
October 27-November 2, 2014

Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
October 27, 2014

Iowa State University, Ames
October 28, 2014

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls
October 29, 2014

University of Iowa, Iowa City
October 30, 2014

NACWPI/College Music Society 2014 National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri
Recitalist and Clinician
October 31, 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 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 2017. 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, clarinetmike.wordpress.com-viewed 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, clarinetmike.com, 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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