Tag Archives: Bassoon

Job Interview [and Teaching!] Help from Coach John Wooden

I know many of you are looking for a new (or better!) job. So, below I offer some tips from an article I wrote in the NACWPI Journal a few years ago based on my study of the works of … Continue reading

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7 Woodwind Doubling Tips

These tips are generally pointed toward doubling on clarinet, saxophone, and flute [my doubles]; however, I believe they also will be useful on double reeds. Further, I think the principles in the tips will generally be helpful on any instrument. … Continue reading

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NACWPI 2020 National Conference in Miami, Florida!

NACWPI Rolls On! As a NACWPI past president and former officer on the NACWPI National Board, I’m very proud to pass along the announcement below from the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors [NACWPI]. NACWPI National Conference 2020 … Continue reading

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NACWPI 2019 National Conference: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls

NACWPI Rolls On!  As a NACWPI past president and former officer on the NACWPI National Board, I am very proud to pass along the announcement below from the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors [NACWPI]. NACWPI National Conference … Continue reading

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NACWPI National Conference 2018: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

NACWPI Rolls On!  As a past president and former officer on the NACWPI National Board, I am proud to pass along the announcement below from the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors [NACWPI]. ClarinetMike says, “APPLY!” NACWPI National … Continue reading

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NACWPI National Conference 2016: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

NACWPI Rolls On!  As a past president and former officer on the NACWPI National Board, I am proud to pass along the announcement below. ClarinetMike says, “APPLY! And, check out the video below the announcement!” NACWPI National Conference 2016 Santa … Continue reading

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WIN A FREE CD! Come to ClarinetMike’s CD Release Online Facebook Party!!

Hey! It’s time for a PARTY!  As mentioned HERE, my new CD, Woodwind Music of Robert Fruehwald, Vol. 2, is NOW available for download at iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. (Physical CD’s available SOON!) So, I’m firing up my PR … Continue reading

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My New CD is Now Available at iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby!!

BIG NEWS!! My new CD, Woodwind Music of Robert Fruehwald, Vol. 2, is now available for download at iTunes (click HERE), Amazon (click HERE) and CD Baby (click HERE). Bassoonist Scott Pool and I perform “Hollywood Counterpoint” on tracks 2, 3, … Continue reading

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Michael Dean Performs on Scott Pool and Friends Recital at UTA on Monday, October 13, 2014

Tonight, October 13, 2014, I’ll be performing two works on a recital at the University of Texas at Arlington. One of the works, Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon,  will also be on the Midwest Tour 2014 that Scott Pool and … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike at ClarinetFest 2014: Program Notes for Clarinet and Bassoon Duo Premiere

As per previous, I will be performing at the International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest 2014 mega-conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in a couple weeks. I will be performing a new work for clarinet and bassoon, entitled Hollywood Counterpoint by composer Robert Fruehwald. Joining me on the premiere of … Continue reading

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