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Noël Bisson

Noël Bisson, soprano and co-founder of Blue Heron, has sung with many groups across the country and locally, including the Choir of the Church of the Advent, the Boston Camerata, Woodley Consort in Washington, D.C., and Ensemble Mi contra Fa in Los Angeles. She is featured as soloist with the Woodman Consort of Viols in a recording of sacred and secular works of Gombert, directed by Peter Urquhart, recently released by Naxos. In addition to her work in early music, Noël has recorded several works by twentieth-century composers, including the boy soprano part in George Crumb's Ancient Voices of Children on a Grammy-nominated recording with the Philadelphia-based Orchestra 2001. She holds a doctorate in musicology from Harvard University with a dissertation on the Eton Choirbook and a scholarly focus on English sacred music just prior to the Reformation. She has taught as a lecturer in music at Harvard and at Colgate University. Noël is Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education at Harvard University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo: Noel Bisson

photo: Liz Linder