Lecture and Recital: Noa Even
The Willson Center is happy to welcome Noa Even as a Distinguished Artist for 2019-2020 for the "Works for Solo Saxophone and Interactive Media" lecture and recital.
Even is a Cleveland-based saxophonist dedicated to sparking deeper interest in the arts of today through the performance of contemporary music. She is a co-founder and executive director of Cleveland Uncommon Sound Project (CUSP), a non-profit organization aimed at strengthening the artistic engagement of the Northeast Ohio community by championing the creation and performance of new music. Her current project is a solo set of works for solo saxophone and interactive media in which she has paired and commissioned composers and video artists for.
Even is assistant professor of saxophone at Kent State University, and a Conn-Selmer and Vandoren artist. She holds a DMA in contemporary music from Bowling Green State University, a master’s degree in performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a bachelor’s in performance and music education from Northwestern University. Additional studies include the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Boulogne-Billancourt near Paris, where she studied with Jean-Michel Goury. Her other primary instructors were John Sampen, Debra Richtmeyer, and Fred Hemke.
Thursday, October 31 at 6:00pm
Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Dancz Hall
250 River Road, Athens, GA 30602