NACWPI National Conference 2017: APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 15

NACWPI National Conference 2017: The University of Montevallo

NACWPI Rolls On!  As a past president and former officer on the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI) National Board, I want to encourage you to apply to perform and present at the upcoming NACWPI National Conference 2017! The DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION has been extended to April 15, TAX DAY. Below the brief blurb on the conference are links on how to apply to perform or present as well as a link to the Richard Weerts Composition Contest.

ClarinetMike says, “By April 15, pay your taxes and apply to perform and/or present at NACWPI National Conference 2017!”

The NACWPI National Conference 2017 will be held October 6-8, 2017, on the historic campus of the University of Montevallo. Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the quaint City of Montevallo is conveniently located in the heart of the American Southeast near Birmingham, AL, a dynamic city with a metropolitan population of more than one million residents.

NACWPI National Conference 2017 General Information: CLICK HERE.

NACWPI National Conference 2017 Clinic Proposals: CLICK HERE.

NACWPI National Conference 2017 Performance Proposals: CLICK HERE.

Richard Weerts Composition Contest (Due May 1, 2017): CLICK HERE.

About ClarinetMike

American clarinetist MICHAEL DEAN performs and teaches internationally and across the USA to consistent praise 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." His career is headlined by appearances at Carnegie Hall, ClarinetFest, NACWPI, Eastman School of Music, and Royal Northern College of Music with recent recitals and master classes in Italy, Spain, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, and Texas. In July, he will return to Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at Orfeo Music Festival 2017. He is featured on 5 commercial CD's and on New Media, such as YouTube. He is currently preparing another new clarinet CD, Postcards from Silver Lake. He's performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Southeast Chamber Players, Red Mesa Trio, and Duo 35. He performed for 11 years with the Paducah Symphony. His articles appear in journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, NACWPI Journal and The Bandmasters' Review. As "ClarinetMike," he writes for his widely-read ClarinetMike Blog, clarinetmike.wordpress.com-viewed in 150 countries on 6 continents. He was recently a tenured Associate Professor of Clarinet for 11 years at Southeast Missouri State University. He returned to his native Texas in 2012 due to family concerns. He is a past president and former National Board officer of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI). Dr. Michael Dean studied clarinet performance at Texas Tech University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Arlington. His teachers include Robert Walzel, Phil Aaholm, Carol Jessup, Jess Youngblood, Bob Ackerman, and Pam Youngblood. His web page, clarinetmike.com, features video of his teaching and performing as well as information on his CD's and other publications. He is a BG France Performing Artist.
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