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‘Frame of Mind’ concert set for Aug. 28

August 18, 2016

Noa Even and Indiana State University alumna Casey Dierlam are set to perform a concert, "Frame of Mind," in the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts recital hall at 2 p.m. Aug. 28.

Even is a Cleveland-based saxophonist dedicated to sparking deeper interest in the arts of today through the performance of contemporary music.

As a guest lecturer and clinician, Noa has presented numerous master classes and clinics at schools across the country and abroad. She is assistant professor of saxophone at Kent State University. She holds a doctorate in contemporary music from Bowling Green State University, a master's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and bachelor's from Northwestern University.

Dierlam is an avid performer of contemporary music and is devoted to working with and promoting the music of innovative new composers, both through solo performances and collaborative endeavors. Along with solo performances, Dierlam is also active as a collaborative pianist. She regularly performs for student and guest artist recitals throughout the Midwest, and is the collaborative piano coordinator for the biannual North American Saxophone Alliance conference and the International Saxophone Symposium and Competition in Columbus, Ga.

Currently, she is teaching piano at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. Dierlam received a bachelor's from Indiana State, studying with William Hughes and a master's in piano from the University of Illinois. She is currently working on her doctorate at Illinois under the guidance of Timothy Ehlen.

The event is free and open to the public to attend. The Landini Center is located at Seventh and Chestnut streets on the Indiana State campus.