Duo 35 In Concert at IBCA! ClarinetMike and Saxophonist Todd Oxford Perform Friday, June 9 In Arlington, Texas

ClarinetMike says, “Hey Dallas-Fort Worth! Come to our FREE concert! What a Deal!”

Hey! My buddy Todd Oxford and I will be performing at IBCA again this June!  Come hear a virtuosic and FUN performance of cool solo and chamber music for clarinet and saxophone by Mark Carlson, Charles Rochester Young, James Grant, Amy Quate, Olivier Messiaen, and Scott Joplin. We will be joined on the concert by pianist Michael Schneider and clarinetist Sean Reed. Join our Facebook Event Page HERE.

Friday, June 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m. FREE ADMISSION
International Baptist Church of Arlington
1013 West Park Row, Arlington, Texas 76013
Reception Following
CD’s for Sale – Meet the Artists

Duo 35 Concert at IBCA
Michael Dean, clarinet
Todd Oxford, saxophone
with Michael Schneider, piano
and special guest, Sean Reed, clarinet


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

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

Chocolates (2010) (clarinet & piano) by James Grant
Triple Mocha Indulgence

Brief Intermission

Talking Pictures (1984) (clarinet & soprano saxophone) by Amy Quate
Water Dance

“Abyss of the Birds” (Quartet for the End of Time) (1941) (solo clarinet) Olivier Messiaen
Sean Reed, clarinet

The Easy Winners (1901) (clarinet & soprano saxophone) Scott Joplin/Terry Kenny

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 2018. 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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