Saxophonist and composer Brenna Noonan is a North American and European performing artist. A native of Boston, MA, Noonan began her studies at The Boston Conservatory and the Berklee School of Music. She later moved to France and studied with Jean-Denis Michat at the Conservatoire National Rayonnement de Lyon. She has performed at such venues as Boston’s Jordan Hall, Lyon’s Opéra Nouvel, and Santa Fe’s Lensic Theater. While in France Noonan attended the Université Européenne de Saxophone in Gap. A proponent of new music, she has given premieres of over a dozen new works. Noonan has also performed internationally and domestically alongside Claude Delangle, Dennis Shafer, ALEA III, Public Enemy, and the Harlem String Quartet, among others. She has participated in several master classes including those led by Claude Delangle, Arno Bornkamp, the PRISM Quartet, and the Quatour Habanera. Her primary saxophone teachers have been Phillipp Stäudlin, Kenneth Radnofsky, Jean-Denis Michat, and Steve Adams.