Monthly Archives: December 2014

ClarinetMike Blog 2014 Annual Report

ClarinetMike says, “HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thanks so much for reading my blog in 2014! I’ll see you in 2015!” ClarinetMike Blog 2014 Annual Report prepared by the nice folks at WordPress.com. Summary of 2014: 40 new posts about 21,000 views (8,000 outside the … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Recital in Spain!

HOLA! I’ve been invited to perform a clarinet recital at the International Clarinet Association‘s ClarinetFest 2015 in Madrid, Spain, July 22-26, 2015. Program below. Michael Dean, clarinet ClarinetFest 2015 Madrid, Spain July 22-26, 2015 Program “Desert Dawn” (from Desertscape) (clarinet & … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Presentation at Clarinet Colloquium 2015!

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be giving a presentation at this upcoming summer’s Clarinet Colloquium 2015 in Dallas, Texas June 11-13, 2015.  The presentation is entitled: “PREPARE! How to Successfully Apply and Audition for College Music Programs.” The below … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #26 “The Fast Way!”

[NOTE: This idea is adapted from an excellent clinic that I heard noted saxophonist James Houlik give at a TMEA Clinic/Convention years ago.] ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #26 “The Fast Way!” All-Region Auditions in a week? Music Jury coming up? BIG Guest Recital in … Continue reading

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