Noah Bedrin


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

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

Since moving to Germany in 2007, Noah has been active in the cultural community. He is a member of Tetraphonics saxophone quartet and the internationally renowned Raschèr Saxophone Orchestra, as well as recurring soloist with the Tübinger Saxophon-Ensemble. Performances with piano, voice and dance further provide him additional artistic outlets.  

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 giving private lessons and coaching chamber groups in music schools in Pliezhausen and Tübingen, teaching group lessons in regional music outreach programs, as well as hosting international saxophone workshops. For three years he was an adjunct professor for saxophone at the School of Music of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

He performs exclusively on instruments modelled after the original acoustical principles of those by the instrument's inventor, Adolphe Sax.