Noah Zeldin

Noah Zeldin graduated in 2011 from Northwestern University with a B.Mus. in Composition and spent a semester in Tübingen on a DAAD scholarship. After graduation, he lived in Vienna, where he studied comparative literature and worked as a translator, primarily for the record label Kairos. Noah joined the department in 2013. His dissertation focuses on the learning-pieces [Lehrstücke] of dramatists Bertolt Brecht and Heiner Müller and composers Hanns Eisler and Cornelius Cardew, understood as models for a decommodified and more equitable artistic practice. Recently, Noah served as director’s assistant to Claudia Bosse, head of the Vienna-based theater company, theatercombinat, and he continues to compose music and perform on saxophone and electronics in various experimental groups.