ClarinetMike at TMEA 2018: Free Clarinet Consulting!

Dr. Michael Dean “ClarinetMike”

GOT CLARINET QUESTIONS? —  GET CLARINET ANSWERS!

I will be offering FREE clarinet advice and good cheer at the Texas Music Educators Association [TMEA] Clinic/Convention 2018 on February 14-17 in beautiful downtown San Antonio. I’ll be at the BG Franck Bichon Booth (#353) in the Exhibits offering free clarinet consultation on the below days/times. Also, below is a list of other great clarinet events during TMEA 2018 (please let me know if I missed any). Special thanks to Franck Bichon, Juan Garijo, Tim Elvy and all the great folks at BG!

ClarinetMike says, “Please feel free to text me at 682-888-7639 if you want to chat about clarinet at a different time during TMEA. I arrive in San Antonio on Wednesday at noon and leave Saturday in the early afternoon.”

ClarinetMike at TMEA 2018: Free Clarinet Consulting!
BG Franck Bichon Booth #353 in Exhibits, Hall 1 & 2
Thursday, February 15:  9-11 am and 4-5 pm (I can keep going after 5 pm)
Friday, February 16: 10 am-NOON and 4-6 pm

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Clarinet Events at TMEA 2018
Thursday, February 15

9 am-5 pm: Exhibits Open

9-11 am:  ClarinetMike at TMEA: Free Clarinet Consulting! BG Franck Bichon Booth #353 in Exhibits, Hall 1 & 2

11:30 am-12:30 pm: David Shea (Texas Tech) Clinic “Clarinet Fundamentals Toolkit – Fix Your Clarinet Section,” CC Stars at Night Ballroom 1

2-2:30 pm: Texas Tech University Clarinet Choir Concert, CC West Registration Music Showcase

3:30-4 pm: all about 5: A Woodwind Quintet Concert, CC West Lobby Music Showcase

4-5 pm: ClarinetMike at TMEA: Free Clarinet Consulting! BG Franck Bichon Booth #353 in Exhibits, Hall 1 & 2 [NOTE: I can keep going with consulting after 5 pm.]

Clarinet Events at TMEA 2018
Friday, February 16

9:30 am-10 am: Texas Woman’s University Clarinet Quartet Concert, CC West Lobby Music Showcase

10 am-8 pm: Exhibits Open

10 am-Noon: ClarinetMike at TMEA: Free Clarinet Consulting! BG Franck Bichon Booth #353 in Exhibits, Hall 1 & 2

2:30-3:30 pm: all about 5: A Woodwind Quintet Clinic, “Using the Woodwind Quintet as a Teaching Tool,” CC Stars at Night Ballroom 1

4 pm-6 pm: ClarinetMike at TMEA: Free Clarinet Consulting! BG Franck Bichon Booth #353 in Exhibits, Hall 1 & 2

6:30-7:30 pm: Julian Bliss Clarinet Clinic: “Improve Your Clarinet Section” CC 221

Clarinet Events at TMEA 2018
Saturday, February 17

9 am-NOON: Exhibits Open

Noon-12:30 pm: Neo Trio Clarinet Concert, CC West Lobby Music Showcase

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 Canada, Italy, Spain, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, and Texas. In July, he returned 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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