Saxophonist Todd Oxford and I (Duo 35) have been invited to perform at the National Conference of NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) on October 22-24, 2020 at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Miami, Florida! NACWPI will hold its conference in conjunction with the 2020 National Conferences of the College Music Society, the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI), and Pi Kappa Lambda (PKL). Below is our accepted conference proposal that includes 2 World Premieres for clarinet and saxophone!
NACWPI/CMS 2020 will be the final leg of our Duo 35 Tour 2020 this fall! Watch for more Duo 35 Tour 2020 information coming soon!
NACWPI 2020 National Conference/College Music Society
October 22-24, 2020
Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami, Florida USA
Michael Dean, clarinet (independent)
Todd Oxford, alto saxophone (Texas State University)
[Untitled] (clarinet and alto saxophone) (World Premiere) by Michael Schneider
Blue Caprice (solo alto saxophone) (1981) by Victor Morosco
Transposing A Feeling: For Bailey Sikorski (solo clarinet) (2020) by Austin Ali
Garage Sale Llama (clarinet and alto saxophone) (World Premiere) by Jeffrey Hoover
BIO: Duo 35 is a dynamic chamber ensemble featuring Michael Dean on clarinet and Todd Oxford on saxophone. The Texas-based duo engages and entertains audiences with a fresh and versatile repertoire of mostly new music. Mike and Todd recently performed in Canada and at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Clinic/Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Clarinetist Michael Dean “ClarinetMike” performs and teaches internationally and across the USA. Dr. Dean’s career is headlined by appearances at Carnegie Hall, ClarinetFest, Royal Northern College of Music, Eastman School of Music and the Orfeo Music Festival, with recent recitals and master classes in Italy, Canada, Spain, Michigan, Ohio, and Texas. His professional website is clarinetmike.com.
Todd Oxford has appeared as a concert artist, recording artist and on radio and television in Europe, Asia, Mexico, Canada, and across the USA. Recent engagements include Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, CAMI Hall in New York, and Texas Rangers Ballpark performing for 30,000 fans. He is Associate Professor of Saxophone at Texas State University. His professional website is toddoxfordsaxophonist.com.
ClarinetMike says, “Saxophonist Todd Oxford will also be performing a solo recital at this Mega-Conference as part of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction’s (ATMI) National Conference! Hey Now!!”