Born and raised in the city of Chicago, the music of Noah Meites (b. 1982) has been recognized nationally by New Music USA, BMI, SCI/ASCAP, the Max and Gretel Janowski Fund, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts. He has been a featured composer at the Bowdoin International Music Festival/Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, June in Buffalo, the Pacific Rim Music Festival, Seoul National University’s NONG Festival, the April in Santa Cruz Festival of New Music, the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium, and the Royal Conservatory of the Hague’s Spring Festival.
Noah’s major teachers include Louis Andriessen (with whom he worked closely during a year of intensive postdoctoral study), Diderik Wagenaar and Martijn Padding (the Royal Conservatory of the Hague), and Paul Nauert, Hi Kyung Kim, and David Cope (the University of California Santa Cruz). Noah resides in Los Angeles where he is a lecturer in Music Theory at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.