Duo 35 Concert! ClarinetMike and Saxophonist Todd Oxford Perform Sunday, August 14, 2016 in Austin, Texas

ClarinetMike says, "Come to our concert!"

ClarinetMike says, “Come to our Duo 35 concert in Austin, Texas!”

Saxophonist Todd Oxford and I will be playing our third concert of the summer in Austin, Texas on Sunday, August 14, 2016, 5 p.m., at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection – see program below. We performed in Arlington, Texas in June and perform next week at ClarinetFest 2016 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence. Program Notes for the concert are available HERE – we will be repeating the same program from our June concert.

Duo 35 Concert
Michael Dean, clarinet
Todd Oxford, saxophone
with Suzanne Pagan, piano

Program

Postcards from Silver Lake (2010) (clarinet, alto saxophone & piano) by Mark Carlson
Full Moon over Mt. Baldy
Late at Night

Concerto (2003) (alto saxophone and piano) by Charles Rochester Young
Celebratory

Talking Pictures (1984) (clarinet & soprano saxophone) by Amy Quate
Monet
Blues
Whirligig 

Brief Intermission

NAS-T (2012) (solo alto saxophone) by Brian Rhodes

Truffles (2010) (clarinet & piano) by James Grant
Dark Chocolate (sinful)

Concertpiece No. 2 (1833) (clarinet, alto saxophone and piano) by Felix Mendelssohn

Sunday, August 14, 2016, 5 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Resurrection
2200 Justin Lane, Austin, TX 78757
$10 Suggested Donation at the Door
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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 clarinetmike.com. Mike and his family live in Hurst, Texas. His family’s new Golden Retriever, Nimbus, is a relative of Andy.
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