Attention DFW Student Clarinetists: June 2016 Clarinet Events at UNT, TCU and UTA!

The Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area will be having some fantastic clarinet events coming up in June!

ClarinetMike says, “HEY CLARINET STUDENTS! Turn off NETFLIX for a minute and GO! to some great clarinet events. You’ll learn a lot and it’ll be FUN!!”

ClarEssentials-2016_01_HRUNT ClarEssentials Middle School/Jr. High Clarinet Workshop (2 Locations!)
1. Monday, June 6 to Wednesday, June 8
Timberview Middle School, Keller, Texas
2. Monday, June 13 to Wednesday, June 15
Cobb Middle School, Frisco, Texas
Click Here For Details

UNT ClarEssentials High School Clarinet Workshop
Wednesday, June 22 to Saturday, June 25
College of Music, University of North Texas
Denton, Texas, Click Here For Details

TCU Summer Clarinet Workshop 2016-page-001


TCU Summer Clarinet Workshop 2016
Monday, June 27 to Tuesday, June 28
For Intermediate and Advanced Clarinetists
TCU Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
Click Here For Details



UTA Summer Concert Band Camp, Grades 7-12
University of Texas at Arlington Campus
Sunday, June 12 to Thursday, June 16
Click Here For More Detailslogo

TCUBandCamp2016TCU High School Music and Leadership Experience Band Camp 2016
Monday, June 20 to Thursday, June 23
TCU Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
Click Here For More Details

TCU Middle School Music Experience Band Camp 2016
Friday, June 24 to Saturday, June 25
TCU Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
Click Here For More Details

About ClarinetMike

American Clarinetist Michael Dean “ClarinetMike” performs and teaches internationally and across the USA to consistent praise and acclaim 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. Michael 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, Canada, Spain, Michigan, Ohio, Kansas, Iowa, Louisiana, and Texas. He is currently planning an international recital and master class tour of Israel for spring 2022. He is on the faculty of the international Orfeo Music Festival in Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence. Michael Dean performs as principal clarinetist with the Dallas Chamber Wind Ensemble and Duo 35 with saxophonist Todd Oxford. He performed with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra for 11 years and has also performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Abilene Opera, Southeast Chamber Players, and Red Mesa Trio. As a clarinet performing and recording artist, he has commissioned, premiered, edited, toured with, and recorded new and lesser-known clarinet works. He is featured on 6 commercial CDs, including the soon-to-be-released Postcards from Silver Lake CD. He is also prominent on New Media, such as YouTube and Facebook. He has given more than 600 master classes, clinics and performances at universities, colleges, conservatories, festivals, conferences, and high schools. His ClarinetMike Blog and ClarinetMike QuickTips are widely read on the internet and social media and viewed in more than 150 countries on 6 continents. His articles also appear in professional journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, The Bandmasters’ Review, and NACWPI Journal. He is a past president and former National Board Officer of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI). A committed teacher and noted pedagogue, Dr. Dean’s students enjoy successful careers as professional performers, educators, and administrators and are consistently accepted into prestigious university music schools. They consistently win awards and distinctions at competitions and festivals including solo & ensemble, all-region, all-state, and various concerto and other competitions. After a successful 20 years of teaching the clarinet and music 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, 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, Philip Aaholm, Carol Jessup, and Jesse Youngblood. He is a BG France Performing Artist and his professional website is Mike and his family live in Hurst, Texas. His family’s new Golden Retriever, Nimbus, is a relative of Andy.
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