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 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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