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Pianist, Vocalist, Arranger, Composer, Educator
Noel Freidline has been the leader of his group since 1991. He performs regularly with touring Broadway shows including ”Jersey Boys”, “Bring It On”, “Dream Girls”, “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, White Christmas”, “Les Miserables”, and “Wicked”.
Noel is a 1991 graduate of North Florida University obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Music. A pianist, Noel has opened with diverse artists as Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, and Jennifer Holliday. The concert will feature the music of four great Jazz pianists: Dave Brubeck, George Shearing, Oscar Peterson, and Ahmad Jamal. The show will also feature a variety of show tunes and classical pieces.
More from his bio:
Noel was named Best Jazz Musician by Charlotte Magazine in 2006 and in 2009 and was named “Best Musical Director” by the Metrolina Theatre Association of the Carolinas. A dilettante of pop culture, Noel has become a popular lecturer for theatres and museums, creating and presenting multi-media presentations on everything from Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons to Mel Brooks.
In 2011 Freidline was chosen for the Blumenthal Performing Arts Association (Charlotte, NC) Center Stage Award in recognition of his excellence in service to the arts.
Noel has been a Lecturer in Music at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte since 2006, teaching such diverse subjects as music business, the history of rock music, jazz arranging, music theory and ear training, and directing the UNCC jazz combo’s as well as the vocal jazz ensemble. He has also maintained a private teaching studio of 35 students per week.Watch Below: Noel Freidline Quartet “Ticket to Ride”
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