2019 Clarinet Colloquium Schedule of Events

ClarinetMike says, “GO to this great FREE clarinet conference!”

Hey! The amazing Mary Alice Druhan and the great folks at Texas A&M University-Commerce will again be hosting another fabulous Clarinet Colloquium on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the music building on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce! Below is the schedule of events (subject to change):

2019 Clarinet Colloquium
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Schedule of Events

8:30 am: Check-In and On-site FREE Registration

9:00 – 9:40 am: Clarinet Choir Rehearsal (All ages and levels invited)

10:00 am: Selected Artist Recital
Erin Cameron “Contemporary Female Voices”
Vanessa Davis

11:00 am: Clarinet Classes (Open to the Public)
Dr. Mary Alice Druhan, High School Techniques Class
Dr. Jody Webb, Middle School Techniques Class
Danny Goldman, Collegiate Masterclass

Noon: Lunch  (pizza by the slice available – bring $$)

1:00 pm: Clarinet Choir Final Rehearsal

2:00 pm: Clinics
Katie Rice “The Tolls of Bell’s Palsy: A Musician’s Memoir and Guide to Recovery”
Matthew Banks & Bret Newton “Who’s Afraid of the Alto clarinet”

3:00 pm: Clarinet Colloquium Hosts’ Recital
Jody Webb and Mary Alice Druhan with Pianist, Gabriel Sanchez
TAMUC Clarinet Choir
2019 Clarinet Colloquium Clarinet Choir

4:00 pm: Clarinets & Cookies fundraiser cookie reception (bring cookie donation $$)

4:30 pm: Featured Artists Closing Recital
Tosca Duo, sponsor: Buffet Crampon
Artists: Lynn A. Musco and Shawn L. Copeland
with Pianist, Kayla Paulk
Danny Goldman, sponsor: Backun Musical Services
with Pianist, Gabriel Sanchez

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 will again return to Vipiteno, Italy as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the international Orfeo Music Festival 2019. 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. Dr. Dean has given more than 500 clinics, master classes and performances at high schools, universities, conferences and other venues. For 11 years he was a clarinetist with the Paducah Symphony and he's also performed with the Southwest Symphony, Nevada Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic, Southeast Chamber Players, Red Mesa Trio, and Duo 35. His articles appear in journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, NACWPI Journal and The Bandmasters' Review. As "ClarinetMike," he writes for his widely-viewed ClarinetMike Blog, the Internet’s #1 clarinet blog read in 150 countries on 6 continents: clarinetmike.wordpress.com. After a successful 25 years of teaching clarinet at the university level, he relocated to his native Texas 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, and Bob Ackerman. 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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