Monthly Archives: January 2016

NACWPI National Conference 2016: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

NACWPI Rolls On!  As a past president and former officer on the NACWPI National Board, I am proud to pass along the announcement below. ClarinetMike says, “APPLY! And, check out the video below the announcement!” NACWPI National Conference 2016 Santa … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Sound Projection Article Reprinted in Vandoren’s WAVE E-Newsletter

Vandoren has reprinted my Clarinet Sound Projection article in its WAVE E-Newsletter – Click HERE to read it.

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Watch FREE Live YouTube Streaming of ClarinetMike’s TCU Recital on Monday January 25 at 7 p.m. CT (GMT -06:00)

My TCU guest artist clarinet recital this coming Monday night, January 25 will be streamed live over the Internet – CLICK HERE or above to watch. The streaming is only available live due to copyright restrictions. The recital will start at … Continue reading

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NEWS! ClarinetMike Invited to Perform at ClarinetFest 2016!

Great news! I found out today that my proposal to perform at the International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest 2016 was accepted! The conference will be this coming August 3-7 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, USA. I’m very honored – the … Continue reading

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Program Notes for ClarinetMike Recital at TCU on Monday, January 25, 2016

As mentioned in a recent post (CLICK HERE), I will be giving a guest artist recital at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth on Monday evening, January 25, 2016 at 7  p.m. Joining me on the recital will be saxophonist Joe Eckert … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Practice Routine Reprinted in Vandoren’s WAVE E-Newsletter

Follow through on that New Year’s Resolution to practice more! Vandoren has reprinted my Clarinet Practice Routine in a compendium of practice articles in its WAVE E-Newsletter, “8 of Our Favorite Practice Tips to Help Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolution.” Check … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Ligature and Reed Placement

I’m currently reading Pat Williams’ recent book, Coach Wooden’s Greatest Secret: The Power of  Little Things Done Well. The point of the book is that small stuff has a dramatic effect on the success of any given endeavor. Or, as Coach John … Continue reading

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