ClarinetMike Blog is #1: The 2019 Annual Report

ClarinetMike says, “THANK YOU for reading the blog and Happy New Year!”

ClarinetMike Blog 2019 Annual Report

Hey! Hope you are enjoying some time off during the holidays. Below is a brief summary of 2019 for the ClarinetMike Blog:

  • The ClarinetMike Blog is one of the top clarinet blogs on the Internet.  Google Search lists it as the #1 clarinet blog on a search of “clarinet blog.” Also, the ClarinetMike Blog is listed as the #1 clarinet blog on the website, Top 20 Clarinet Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2020 (updated December 26, 2019).
  • 46 blog posts in 2019
  • Top Post of 2019 is 10 Performance Anxiety Tips from November 18.
  • Average post length is 485 words.
  • 48,000+ views (15,000+, or 31.25%, of all views are outside the USA)
  • Viewed in 120+ countries on 6 continents with top viewership from USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Hong Kong SAR China, Australia, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Belgium, Brazil, Ireland, Israel, India, South Africa, Sweden, Mexico, Norway, Bulgaria, Philippines, Singapore, Finland, Portugal, Greece, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Poland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Argentina, Denmark, Austria, New Zealand, Ukraine and Turkey. (The blog did not get a view in 2019 from Vatican City as it did a few years ago!)

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: 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,, 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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4 Responses to ClarinetMike Blog is #1: The 2019 Annual Report

  1. Mihca says:

    Great job – just carry on that way!

  2. Thomas J Frasca says:

    HAPPY NEW YEAR MIKE . Best 2020 , Tom Frasca

  3. ClarinetMike says:

    Thanks! Same to you and yours!

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