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Noelle Tannen is an American Composer, Songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from Washington Heights, NYC.  The Born and bred New Yorker has been performing since the young age of 3. Raised by a single mom who was also a working musician, her musical endeavors took an early start. 


Noelle's musical path started with singing in several different choirs throughout the New York metro area. Coming from a family of string players, Noelle began playing classical cello at the age of six and studied at The Special Music School of America and Mannes College pre-college.  

Noelle received her Masters's in Composition from Brooklyn College Conservatory where she studied with composers Dalit Warshaw and Polina Nazaykinskaya. Previously she studied Composition at SUNY Purchase Conservatory with composers Du Yun and Joel Thome.


Noelle is a versatile composer who's work has been described as compositions that meet the demands of such acoustic versatility. Exploring the tensions which underlie existence, her sound reflects the intensity of living in a modern world.


Over the past two years she has scored two short films, premiered works for solo cello, a trumpet concerto and is currently working on a song cycle for voice  and Symphony Orchestra.  She is also an active performer and songstress of popular music. Noelle has produced and written 2 full length albums and has toured and performed at acclaimed Concert venues, Universities and stages including The Neptune, Merkin Concert Hall, Carnegie Hall, The Marigny Opera House, The Brooklyn Bowl, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Smith College, Amherst College, and many more!

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