Noam Fields-Meyer (he/him) is a PhD candidate in music theory at UC Santa Barbara. His research interests center around the cognitive, social, and stylistic dimensions of modern-day amateur music-making practices, particularly of lofi hip hop and ambient music. He earned his BA summa cum laude from Emory University in 2020, majoring in music and linguistics, and completed his doctoral coursework at UC Santa Barbara in 2023.
Noam is an active pianist, vocalist, arranger, and music producer. He has led Jewish High Holiday Services at Congregation Mishkon Tephilo in Venice, California and Hillels of Georgia in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a tenor in The Adelfos Ensemble in Santa Barbara. In his spare time, he enjoys producing lofi hip hop music, baking sourdough bread, roasting coffee, and running on Santa Barbara's stunning beaches.
“De Musica: the Spheres of Musical Pedagogy" (Emory University, Emory Theses and Dissertations, Spring 2020)