RESUME AND TEACHING


NOAH PREMINGER

Saxophonist - Multi-reed Instrumentalist - Composer - Teacher
18 Lexington Ave - Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel: (860) 543-5269
Email: noah6286@aol.com
www.noahpreminger.com

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CV/RESUME OVERVIEW

+ Education

New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA
Master of Music in Jazz Performance, Present – 2016

New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance, 2004 – 2008
Activities: Jazz Honors Ensemble, 2005 and 2007

Hartt School of Music, West Hartford, CT
Member of the Advanced Ensemble with Jackie Mclean and Steve Davis, 2003

Private Study
Dave Liebman’s Summer Saxophone Workshop, 2001 and 2003
Private Lessons with Liebman, 2000-2003

+ Teaching Experience

Mockingbird Music, September 2015 – Present
Teach individual lessons, ages 8-10, on saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano. Easton and Mansfield, MA

G.S. Music School, January 2015 – Present
Teach individual lessons, ages 8-10, on saxophone and piano. Medford, MA

Milton High School, September 2014 – Present
Teach individual lessons, ages 8-17, on saxophone, clarinet, flute through Milton’s ALP program, and private homes. Milton, MA

New England Conservatory of Music, September 2014 – Present
Teacher’s Assistant for faculty, includes class teaching. Boston, MA

Mark Murphy Music Academy, 2012 – 2014
Teach individual lessons, ages 5-16, on saxophone, clarinet, flute, piano and jazz ensembles. South Orange, NJ

Master Classes, Clinics and Workshops, 2009 – Present
Conduct master classes, clinics and workshops at universities and jazz societies internationally:
* Taller de Músics, Spain (April 2014)
* Clark University, Massachusetts (Sept 2013)
* Wesleyan College, West Virginia (Sept 2013)
* New England Conservatory, Massachusetts (Sept 2013)
* Traveling School Jazz Workshop Mallorca, Spain (Aug 2013)
* Guild Hall, London (Feb 2012)
* ESMAE (Porto Polytechnic Institute), Portugal (Oct 2011)
* Shepherd University, West Virginia (Sept 2011)
* West Virginia University, West Virginia (Sept 2011)
* Humboldt State University, California (April 2010)
* Brisbane Jazz Series, Australia (May 2009)
* Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Australia (May 2009)
* Wesleyan College, West Virginia (Aug 2009)

Private Lessons, 2004 – 2009
Gave private lessons to students, ages 5-65, in Southern Connecticut and Boston

+ Performances and Tours

Noah Preminger Group, 2009 – Present
Tour and perform at major jazz clubs, venues and festivals internationally as both a band leader and a sideman.

Select tours include: Western Europe: (April 2016)
Midwest US: (March 2016)
Southeast US: (March 2016)
UK, Spain: (Dec 2014)
UK, Spain, France: (June/July 2014)
Italy, UK, Spain, France, Denmark: (March/April 2014)
Spain: (Aug 2013)
Switzerland and Spain: (Aug 2012)
UK and Spain: (Jan 2012)
Spain and Portugal: (Oct 2011)
Southeast, US: (Sept 2011)
Australia: (May 2010)
West Coast, US: (Feb 2010)
Portugal: (Aug 2009)

Perform regularly at clubs throughout New York City, including: The Jazz Standard, Smalls Jazz Club, 55 Bar, Iridium, Blue Note, Village Vanguard, among many others

+ Discography

Noah Preminger Group:
Noah Preminger, Newvelle Records (May 2016)
Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground, Independent (March 2016)
Pivot: Live at the 55 Bar, Independent (2015)
Haymaker, Palmetto Records (2013)
Before The Rain, Palmetto Records (2011)
Dry Bridge Road, Nowt Records (2009)

Featured on:
TBA, Rob Garcia (2016)
Volume 2, Steve Lampert (2016)
Volume 1, Steve Lampert (2015)
Which Way Now, Julian Shore (2015)
Background Music, Preminger/Kamaguchi/Garcia (2014)
The Passion of Color, Rob Garcia 4 (2014)
Affirmation, Jason Yeager (2014)
Filaments, Julian Shore (2012)
Meridies, Dan Cray (2011)
The Drop and the Ocean, Rob Garcia 4 (2011)
Quare, Andre Matos (2010)
Perennial, Rob Garcia 4 (2009)

+ Honors and Accolades

Downbeat Critic’s Poll: Rising Star Tenor Saxophone (2015)
Downbeat Reader’s Poll: Tenor Saxophone (2014)
Downbeat Critic’s Poll: Rising Star Tenor Saxophone (2013)

Pivot: Live At The 55 Bar (2015)
NPR's Best Recordings of 2015
Top 10 Best of the Year from Critics at JazzTimes, Stereophile, The Brooklyn Rail, Rhapsody, Spin, The Ottawa Citizen, The San Francisco Chronicle, DownBeat, Apple Music, Offbeat, NYC Jazz Record, Detroit Free Press

Haymaker, Palmetto Records (2013)
Top 10 Best of the Year from Critics at Village Voice, JazzTimes, Step Tempest

Before The Rain, Palmetto Records (2011)
NPR’s Top 10 Best Recordings of 2011
Top Records of 2012, Jazz Times
Top 10, Slate
Best Releases of 2011, All About Jazz
Top 25, New England Public Radio
Best of, Downbeat Magazine
Top 15 Jazz Releases for 2011, In The Groove

Jazz Journalists Association Awards (2009)
Nominated for Up and Coming Artist of the Year

Dry Bridge Road, Nowt Records (2008)
Best Debut of the Year, Village Voice Jazz Critics Poll, Slate, JazzTimes, Washington City Paper, Newsday, The Nation, Boston Phoenix Critics' Poll, All About Jazz New York
Top 10 Jazz Albums of the Year & Best Debut of the Year, Wall Street Journal Best of 2008, Hartford Courant Top 10 Records of the Year, Jazz Review UK

+ References

Matt Wilson, Drummer, Educator and Organizer of Educational Institutes
+1(516)849-0655
matwiljazz@gmail.com

Steven Lampert, Trumpeter, Composer, Professor at Adelphi University
+1(212)470-6115
stevenl9@aol.com

Fred Hersch, Pianist, Composer, Faculty at New England Conservatory, played in FH trio + 2 group
+1(212)925-1839 heardfresh@earthlink.net

Cecil McBee, Bassist, Composer, Faculty at New England Conservatory, played in Cecil’s “Transcend” Group
+1(917)916-6504
lemac1919@yahoo.com

Jimmy Weinstein, Drummer, Educator, Director of Traveling Play School
+34656770985
jameswein@gmail.com

Mark Murphy, Director and Owner of Mark Murphy Music Academy
+1(973)271-8796
mark@markmurphysmusic.com