American clarinetist and BG France Performing Artist Michael Dean performs and teaches across the USA and abroad. His performing and teaching have been praised as “dynamic,” “wonderful,” “consummate performer, “great,” “inspirational,” “outstanding teacher,” “super” and “brilliant performer.”
His career is headlined by appearances at Carnegie Hall, Royal Northern College of Music, Eastman School of Music, ClarinetFest and NACWPI.
He is featured on five commercial CD’s and on New Media, such as YouTube. He is currently preparing another new CD, Postcards from Silver Lake. As “ClarinetMike,” he writes for his own widely-read ClarinetMike Blog – viewed in 147+ countries on 6 continents, clarinetmike.wordpress.com.
His articles appear in journals such as Southwestern Musician, WINDPLAYER, NACWPI Journal, and Bandmasters’ Review. Dr. Michael Dean is an active clarinet performer, clinician, private teacher, and consultant based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.