Noam Faingold GUITAR & VOCALS
Composer/performer/conductor Noam Faingold‘s music has been praised as “…lyrical…”, “…exhilarating…”, and “…a tour-de-force…” by sources as varied as the New York Times, Anoushka Shankar for the BBC, Downbeat Magazine, Aamulehti (Finland) and others.
Noam's “Knife in the Water” for violin and cello duo can be heard on NYC’s WQXR podcast “Q2,” and his “Dark Conscience” for two violins can be heard on London-based violin duo Mainly Two‘s 2014 album Synergy. Current projects include being named the 2016 commissioned composer for the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association conference, a double bass concerto for Kurt Muroki, and a new commission for Oklahoma State University's Oboe Day 2016.
Noam's music has been performed all over the world by performers and organizations like oboist Rob Botti (New York Philharmonic), ProQuartet Chamber Music Society (Paris), Gabriel Prokofiev’s Nonclassical Records (London), Christ Church Sinfonietta (Oxford), Voice of Argentina festival (Mar del Plata), the Tampere Philharmonic‘s chamber music series (Finland), the Jönköping Sinfonietta (Sweden), Cadillac Moon Ensemble (NYC), Juventas New Music (Boston), the Aspen Music Festival, the Bowdoin Festival’s Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, the OK Mozart festival, New Music on the Point Festival (Vermont), the Akademie der Künste in Berlin, Tulsa International Mayfest and New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge. As an arranger and orchestrator he has worked with artists as varied as the London Symphony Orchestra, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, the ambient label Unknown Tone Records and Zimbabwe's HIFA festival.
Noam is currently Director of the Barthelmes Conservatory elite music college preparatory program in Tulsa, OK, where he founded and also runs the music composition program. He also created the music composition curriculum at Tulsa Community College, where he teaches composition, contemporary/chamber music and aural skills, and teaches Film Music at the University of Tulsa. In 2015 he is received his PhD at King’s College London, which he attended on a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Fellowship.