Duo 35 Tour 2017! ClarinetMike and Saxophonist Todd Oxford To Give Concerts and Master Classes in Alabama and Texas!

Duo 35 Tour 2017 Coming to Alabama and Texas!

Saxophonist Todd Oxford and I are hitting the road tomorrow for our Duo 35 Tour 2017! We will be giving recitals and master classes in Alabama and Texas, including a recital and presentation at the NACWPI National Conference 2017 at the University of Montevallo – CLICK HERE.  Below are the Duo 35 Tour 2017 Itinerary and Concert Program. For the Complete Duo 35 Tour 2017 Program and Program Notes CLICK HERE.

ClarinetMike says, “If you are in the neighborhood, come say ‘HEY CLARINETMIKE!'”

Duo 35 Tour 2017
Michael Dean, clarinet
Todd Oxford, saxophone


NACWPI 2017 National Conference
University of Montevallo, Alabama
Recital 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 7

Houston Baptist University
Houston, Texas
Recital 11 a.m. Music Forum
Monday, October 9
Clarinet Master Class 2 p.m.
Monday, October 9

Houston Area High Schools
Houston, Texas
Clinics and Master Classes
Tuesday, October 10 

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas
Recital 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 11
Clarinet Master Class 2 p.m.
Thursday, October 12


Postcards from Silver Lake (2010) by Mark Carlson (b. 1952)
(clarinet, alto saxophone & piano)
Full Moon over Mt. Baldy
Late at Night

Tango Magnetism (1998) by Dan Gutwein (b. 1951)
(alto saxophone & cd)

Andy and Me (2006) by Robert Fruehwald (b. 1957)
(clarinet & cd)


Talking Pictures (1984) by Amy Quate (b. 1953)
(clarinet & soprano saxophone)
Water Dance

The Easy Winners (1901) by Scott Joplin (1868-1917) Arr. by Terry Kenny
(clarinet & soprano saxophone)

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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