Duo 35 TMEA Tour 2019: ClarinetMike and Saxophonist Todd Oxford To Perform at Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention in February 2019!

Duo 35 TMEA Tour 2019

Hey San Antonio River Walk! Get the Chips and Salsa Ready, Duo 35 is Coming! Saxophonist Todd Oxford and I have been invited to perform at the HUGE Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention 2019 in beautiful downtown San Antonio, Texas on Friday, February 15!  Leading up to our big TMEA concert, Todd and I will be doing a supporting tour in Texas.  Below are the Duo 35 TMEA Tour 2019 Itinerary and Concert Program. I will post complete program notes in the near future. ClarinetMike says, “Make plans to hear us at TMEA. Please come by and say, ‘Hey Duo 35!’”

Duo 35 TMEA Tour 2019
Michael Dean, clarinet

Todd Oxford, alto saxophone

TOUR ITINERARY

Coppell High School
Coppell, Texas
Recital, 12:45 p.m.
Friday, February 8

Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas
Recital, Noon
Master Class, 2 p.m.
Monday, February 11

Texas Music Educators Clinic/Convention (TMEA)
Convention Center North Lobby
San Antonio, Texas
Concert, 2 p.m.
Friday, February 15

CONCERT PROGRAM

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

Sweet and Go (2014) by Armando Ghidoni (b.1959)
(alto saxophone)

Plaisir d’amour (2017) by Robert Fruehwald (b.1957)
(clarinet and alto saxophone)

When Armenian Butterflies Dream (2015) by Jeffrey Hoover (b.1959)
(clarinet)

Maple Leaf Rag (1899) by Scott Joplin (1868-1917) Arr. by Terry Kenny
(clarinet and alto saxophone)

About ClarinetMike

American Clarinetist Michael Dean “ClarinetMike” 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.” Dr. 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, Spain, Canada, Michigan, Ohio, Kansas, Iowa, Louisiana, and Texas. He recently returned for a fourth summer to the beautiful Italian Alps of Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the international Orfeo Music Festival. He is featured on 6 commercial CD’s including his soon-to-be-released new CD, Postcards from Silver Lake. He is also prominent on New Media, such as YouTube. He was clarinetist with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra for 11 years and he’s also performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Southeast Chamber Players, Red Mesa Trio, and Duo 35. He has given more than 500 master classes, clinics and performances at universities, conservatories, conferences, festivals, high schools, junior high schools, and a diverse array of venues. As “ClarinetMike,” he writes for his noted and widely-read ClarinetMike Blog – viewed in 150 countries on 6 continents, clarinetmike.wordpress.com. His blog is the #1 clarinet blog on the Internet according to Google Search and a recent ranking on Feedspot. His articles also appear in professional journals such as the Southwestern Musician, The Bandmasters’ Review, WINDPLAYER, and NACWPI Journal. He is a past president and former officer on the National Board of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (NACWPI). After a successful 20 years of teaching clarinet 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, blogger, 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, Phil Aaholm, Carol Jessup, Bob Ackerman, and Jess 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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1 Response to Duo 35 TMEA Tour 2019: ClarinetMike and Saxophonist Todd Oxford To Perform at Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention in February 2019!

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