Monthly Archives: December 2015

ClarinetMike Blog 2015 Annual Report

ClarinetMike Blog 2015 Annual Report prepared by the nice folks at WordPress.com. Summary of 2015: 42 new posts 31,000+ views (14,000+ outside the USA) Viewed in 118 countries on 6 continents with top viewership from USA, Brazil, Turkey, United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #33 Reflection – What did I learn today?

Since this is the end of December, I thought it might be good to consider the final bulleted item from my recent post, ClarinetMike’s Performing Checklist: Reflection. What did I learn today? It can be very helpful to do some reflection after a … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Recital at TCU on Monday, January 25, 2016

Happy New Year, SOON!  I will be giving a guest artist clarinet recital at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday evening, January 25, 2016 at 7 p.m. (This is a makeup recital for late year’s ICE STORM … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Embouchure Tips Published in Vandoren’s Wave E-Newsletter

I just had my article on embouchure tips from my clarinetmike.com webpage published in the new edition of Vandoren’s Wave e-newsletter – CLICK HERE or below. http://vandorenblog.com/clarinet-embouchure-tips-by-dr-michael-dean/ Click HERE to view the original article on my clarinetmike.com webpage – click on “E-Tips for E-Lips.” ClarinetMike … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Take Band-Aids (Plasters)

A few years ago I was on a solo recital/master class tour in England staying in the very nice dorms at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and I accidentally cut my finger. It wasn’t much of a … Continue reading

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SUPER COOL POSTER for ClarinetMike In Italy!

As previously posted, I’ve accepted an appointment to be Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the Orfeo Music Festival in the beautiful Italian Alps in Vipiteno, Italy next summer, July 3-17, 2016. Above is a poster I just had made up … Continue reading

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