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Matthew Noonan

October 31, 2023
Matthew Noonan

Known for his passionate and inspiring performances, Matthew Noonan has given concerts in some of the greatest venues throughout Europe, Latin America and South America. Matthew Noonan is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, The Greatbach School of Music at Houghton University, and the Fredonia School of Music. Since his European debut in Paris at the age of 20, Mr. Noonan’s performances have delighted audiences and have been hailed as both imaginative and dynamic. Popular with all ages, Matthew Noonan has performed for royalty as well as for thousands of children through family and school concerts. 

Known for his interpretations of Baroque music, Matthew Noonan won several competitions and awards in organ performance. Besides American Guild of Organists competitions, Mr. Noonan won the Arthur Poister international award for his organ playing. Matthew Noonan has performed the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, as well as the organ works of Jan Sweelinck (Breitkopf & Härtel) to celebrate each of their anniversary years. 

Very much in demand as a church musician, Matthew Noonan is the organist for two churches, Messiah Lutheran church (LCMS) of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Holy Trinity Lutheran church (NALC) of Gastonia, North Carolina. He is also the elementary school music teacher at The Math and Science Academy of Charlotte. Samples of Mr. Noonan’s organ playing can be found on his website. Mr. Noonan can be contacted through his website and is available for recitals, masterclasses, and children’s events. 

For information: www.mwnoonan.com