Dr. Kevin Eberle-Noel is an active performer, teacher, musicologist, and arts administrator currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Eberle-Noel is a frequent guest musician with the Las Vegas Philharmonic. Previously, Dr. Eberle-Noel has held positions with the Redlands Symphony, Scottsdale Arts Orchestra, Riverside (CA) Lyric Opera, and Inland Valley Symphony and Opera.
Dr. Eberle-Noel has degrees from the University of Redlands and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he studied with Dr. Carolyn Beck and Dr. Janis McKay, respectively. Dr. Eberle-Noel, the first student to receive the terminal degree in bassoon from UNLV, completed a psychosexual analysis of Poulenc’s Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano as his doctoral document.
An advocate for new music, Dr. Eberle-Noel has been involved with the commission and performance of several works from composers such as Jonathan Ellson, Natalie Moller, and Bill Douglas, among others, most notably giving the premiere performance of Natalie Moller’s Translations in 2012.
Dr. Eberle-Noel's research interest span many topics including gender and sexuality in music, the music of Francis Poulenc, orchestra and band history, musical history of Monaco, and the music of Percy Grainger. Dr. Eberle-Noel has presented at the College Music Society's 35th Annual Conference in Portales, New Mexico and in smaller conference settings on sexual politics and narratological characterization in the wind chamber music of Francis Poulenc. In a nod to his Las Vegas life, Dr. Eberle-Noel's current project focuses on casino orchestras in Monte Carlo between 1900 and 1915 during the time of the Société des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Étrangers à Monaco.
Aside from performing and teaching, Dr. Eberle-Noel is the Director of Operations and Education for the Las Vegas Philharmonic. In his spare time, he enjoys making reeds, arranging bassoon quartets, and spending time with his husband and family.