Multi-percussionist / Arranger / Composer
Noah Mosgofian has been drumming for over 20 years. His performance career includes 6 years of touring with the international percussion sensation STOMP, and tours with Lost at Last (RCA records), Del Castillo, Atash, and scores of other award-winning bands playing Cuban salsa, afro-beat, funk, Brazilian axé, and many other styles. He has taught thousands of students in the US and abroad, working with the San Francisco Ballet’s dance outreach program and the ’99 Edinburgh International Festival. Noah’s teachers include the top names in many disciplines: Mamady Keita, “Changuito” Quintana, Mike Spiro, C.K. Ladzekpo, Fara Tolno, Jorge Alabe, Mabiba Baegne, and many more. Noah hopes to build Austin’s drum/dance community and introduce a new generation of passionate artists to the power and beauty of West African drumming. For more on Noah’s performance history, musical background and teaching history, visit his website at www.noahmosgofian.com.