noah bedrin

was born in 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona. He completed his B.A. in Saxophone Performance from Northern Arizona University with Dr. Wildy Zumwalt and
Dr. Jonathan Bergeron. He won the NAU Concerto Competition and performed the concerto by Alexander Glazounov with the University Orchestra.

Noah attained his M.A. in Performance under the studies of Patrick Meighan from Florida State University. As a teaching assistant, he had the opportunity to gain experience in private and group lessons. He coached chamber groups and, in 2007 as a member of the Equinox Saxophone Quartet won first place in the nationally recognized MTNA Chamber Music Competition.

Since moving to Germany in 2007, Noah has been a member of and is currently soloist with the Tübinger Saxophon-Ensemble. He is a member of Tetraphonics Saxophone Quartet and the internationally renowned Raschèr Saxophone Orchestra, as well as other chamber music groups. 

As a freelance musician, Noah has performed with orchestras such as the Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe, the Orchestra of the Nationaltheater Mannheim and the Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg. Further engagements include recording and performing with the Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie and the Mannheimer Bläserphilharmonie. 

Noah has continued his development as an artist through lessons from world-class saxophonists such as John-Edward Kelly, Arno Bornkamp and Carina Raschèr.

As a pedagogue, Noah divides his focus among teaching group lessons in music outreach programs, giving private lessons and coaching chamber groups at various city music schools as well as hosting international saxophone workshops. He is an adjunct professor for saxophone at the School of Music of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. He enthusiastically shares his wide-ranging soloistic and chamber-music experience with his students.