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Ode To Joy arrangement now published in beautiful 9X12 Hard copy!

November 2, 2013

Mike Strickland great arr. of Ode To Joy hard copy just published! Printed by the amazing @blkribbon Get it at http://t.co/3UbZCuFiHJ
— Strickland Music (@sheetmusicKris) November 2, 2013

Sept. 2013 – Two spectacular compositions newly published!

September 25, 2013

Mike’s compositions “I’m Home” and “Fantasy” are now published in hard copy form only. These editions are beautiful. Printed on non-glare paper with beautiful covers they are a wonderful collectible to have on your piano. Please go […]

Upcoming Concert at Youngberg Hill Thursday August 15th

August 12, 2013

Don’t miss this one! Join Mike along with some incredibly talented young musicians including The Humlies, Aimee Palacios and Jordan Bailey for a wonderful outdoor concert benefiting the Linfield College Lively Arts Music Series on Youngberg Hill overlooking the […]

New Video – The Mike Strickland Duo

March 27, 2013

Check out the newest video of The Mike Strickland Duo made by a friend of ours. Known for their stellar musicianship, virtuosity, and an exciting variety of musical styles, Mike and Clipper have been making music together for over […]

April 2013 – Upcoming Performances in Salt Lake City area!

March 12, 2013

Join Mike in South Jordan UT for 2 fantastic events! One is a concert with the Oquirrh Mountain Symphony and the other is a Musical Conversation where Mike will share his insights into the world of composing, improvising, and […]

March 2013 – Salem Pops concert – Mike unveils his latest orchestrations!

February 18, 2013

On March 2nd at the Elsinore Theatre in Salem OR Mike will debut some new works.  Here’s an excerpt from our recent newsletter where Mike talks about these new orchestral arrangements.
I’m just now wrapping up 4 new orchestral arrangements for […]

World Premier of “Music In My Soul” by Mike Strickland

December 16, 2012

Here’s a video of the new song, ‘Music in My Soul’ that I wrote and debuted recently with a 90 piece choir, male and female lead and a full band. Think Grease meets Billy Joel – a fun rock n […]

Elizabeth News: “I might be in a piano reality show…”

December 15, 2012

From Elizabeth, Mike’s daughter:
Hi everyone!
I thought I’d share an awesome trailer that just came out for a developing show called “The Real Pianists of the Hamptons”. This footage is from Pianofest, a piano festival I have attended for the past […]

New Featured Video! Meet Mike Strickland

December 13, 2012

A short introduction to Mike and his music. For more concert video please see our Video Sample page on this site or our YouTube channel.

OK, OK!! “Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas” is my favorite CD!

November 28, 2012

Mike’s wife Kristi here.  I am the one at the CD table after every concert talking to audience members about which CD to buy.  Since Mike has so many choices, I am asked constantly which CD is my favorite.  I […]

Breaking News – Mike’s music on Fox TV

October 3, 2012

Breaking News!   Tune in to a show called “Mob Doctor” airing on Fox TV  Monday, December 3rd, 9 pm PST.  Listen for Mike’s recording of “O Tannenbaum” sometime during the show.

Sadie the Dog performs for Homeward Bound Pet Shelter

September 2, 2012

Our dog Sadie had a great time performing for Homeward Bound, McMinnville’s own no-kill animal shelter. The concert/fundraiser/auction was held at the stunning Coeur de Terre Vineyard. The back up band included Mike Strickland on piano along with guest musicians […]

New videos of Mike’s original piece “Anthem” and “Big Train Boogie”

August 1, 2012

Here’s a solo piano version of Mike’s original piece “Anthem”. He has it fully orchestrated and recently debuted it with the Salem Pops Orchestra.

Another original piece, a boogie-woogie entitled “Big Train Boogie”. You can just see that train comin’ […]

“Ode To Joy” and “Pretty Money” sheet music released!

June 15, 2012

We finally released the exact transcription of Mike’s arrangement of Beethoven’s “Ode To Joy”.  Rhythmic, joyous, proud, and celebratory, this fabulous arrangement is great for a special occasion.   Buy it now in our store!
Here’s a sample of the arrangement live […]

Fun in the Studio -The Billionaire with the Comb-Over Hair

April 24, 2012

Besides performing and recording, I routinely help others record and produce their CD projects, develop their songs and arrangements for recording, and provide teaching/coaching for others on their own music path, etc.  So what does the song ‘The Billionaire with […]