Grammy Nominated Touring Drummer/Drum Teacher
Noa Kahn started playing the piano at the age of 6, but 6 years later, she decided to pursue her true passion and began learning drums. She served in the military band for two years, after which she received a scholarship for the Rimon School of Music in Israel. While in Rimon, she studied at the Rimon Jazz Institute Program. As a part of this program, she performed with Julian Lage and the Jazz Institute in 2018. She performed in Europe, as well as having played with different artists across Israel.
She has been working as a session drummer in recording studios since 2017. In 2019 she received a full tuition scholarship for Berklee College of Music from the Beracha Foundation, Rimon and Berklee. While at Berklee, Noa recorded a live video with Zakir Hussain and the Berklee Indian Ensemble ("Lady L"). Grammy nomination- "Lady L" was later released as a part of the Berklee Indian Ensemble Album that was chosen to be nominated for the Grammy Awards of 2023 for Best Global Music Album.
Noa toured with “Couch the Band” across the east coast and studied with artists like Dave DiCenso, Mark Walker, James Murphy, and Alain Mallet. She also received the Percussion Department Chair Award in the spring of 2022. Noa graduated with a B.A. in Music Performance. Noa also toured with "Jax" (Jackie Miskanic). Nowadays, Noa performs with different ensembles around the west coast and works as a session drummer. Noa is trained in and has performed genres such as Jazz, Fusion, Funk, and R&B.