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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — James Umble

Mark your calendars now to join us March 8-11, 2018 for the NASA 2018 Biennial Conference at University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Name: James Umble
Website: http://www.clevelandduo-umble.com/
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Corbett
Presentation Title: Dr. James Umble and Casey Dierlam in Recital
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 20

Saxophonist James Umble is a recognized soloist, teacher, and chamber musician. He is Professor at Youngstown (Ohio) State University. 

He has appeared extensively in a trio  "The Cleveland Duo and James Umble" with Carolyn and Stephen Warner of The Cleveland Orchestra. He has appeared in The Cleveland Orchestra under Pierre Boulez, David Zinman, Franz Welser Most, and others.   

In 2017 Umble was Guest Artist Faculty member at the  American Saxophone Institute at The University of Iowa. He was Guest Artist at the 2014 ClariSAx Fest  (Medellin, Colombia).

Umble's book "Jean-Marie Londeix, Master of The Modern Saxophone" is a standard text worldwide. Umble's DMA is from The University of Michigan (with Donald Sinta), a Masters from Bowling Green  (John Sampen) and First Prize from The Conservatory of Bordeaux (Jean-Marie Londeix).

The Cleveland Plain Dealer noted "James Umble must be one of the most elegant exponents of his instrument...he was virtuosic in every way".

Ensemble Bio:

Casey Gene 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. While working on her degrees in piano performance at the University of Illinois she won several prizes in international competitions including the Rose Petroff College Piano Competition, finalist at the St. Louis Artist Presentation Society Competition, alternate for the New Orleans International Piano Competition and Honorable Mention in the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition.

Along her solo career, Casey is an active collaborative pianist. She serves on faculty at Knox College. She is coordinating pianist for North American Saxophone Alliance conferences, performs at regional and national MTNA competitions each year, and has performed with renowned musicians all over the country.

Casey is completing a DMA in Piano at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Timothy Ehlen.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Casey Gene Dierlam Piano Casey Gene Dierlam is an avid performer of contemporary music and is devoted to working with a . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Der Hölle Nachklang I for Alto Saxophone and Piano Dmitri Terzakis 10
Partita for Solo Alto Saxophone Braxton Blake 9