Noël Simoné Wippler is a Soprano, multi-instrumentalist, dancer , actor, songwriter born and raised in Harlem, New York City and currently living and working in San Diego and LA, California . Noel performs in genres from Blues to Soul, Jazz to Funk, Salsa to Opera, Hip Hop to Musical Theater, and from Hard Rock to Gospel! Her original music can be heard from her guitar or piano to a full live band.
Noël Simoné Wippler won the 2017 Siena Jazz Vocal Scholarship, Grand Prize in the 2016 Jazz of America: Mid-Atlantic Vocal Jazz Competition and Second Place Prize in the First Annual Duke Ellington Vocal Jazz Competition in 2014.
Noel is a recent graduate of Nyack College NYC Campus on full scholarship studying Vocal Performance in Classical voice with Dr. Dana Talley, BM In May 2017. As a classical vocalist, Noël was the premier soloist to sing Victoria Bond's “Dew,Precious Dew “ at Lincoln Center and Mozart's Requiem as the Archangel Gabriel in 2016-2017. In 2018,Noël is leading her own chamber music group to perform the likes of Mozart and Debussy around the NYC area. Noel's theater works include lead Charmaine in “Ain't Misbehavin” at APAP 2018 with Irving Street Rep, and "ANITA" in Nyack College's 2-week December 2016 production of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story at off-Broadway American Theater of Actors in New York City.
Noel is a freelance vocalist performing in various bands as lead vocal, leading jam sessions in the NYC area, as well as background and arranging multi-lingual vocals for various recording projects from Latin music in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian. Noel's original song writing project "Band of Friends NYC", a 7-piece band that performs in the NYC area, were recently accepted to perform in the 2017 Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival, and 2016 Harlem Arts Festival .
Noel is also leading a project called "Ladies Edition", which features an all-female line-up of the best musicians from the NYC area, of which have been featured on TV on MNN2 as well as The Women In Jazz : Lady Got Chops Festival in 2015-18 . Noël has released a recent Andean fusion album with NY based band Inti and the Moon, of which she sings in Spanish and Portuguese. As lead vocals and songwriter collaborator in Hard Rock/Alternative band Jack Ross: Most recently released an Rock/Alternative album called "Mirrors", a songwriting collaboration album released in disc and EP form on Soundcloud with the band Jack Ross, of which is performing in the NYC and Virginia/DC areas. Wippler has in 2015 released an original album called "My Life" released on iTunes .
In Summer 2015, Noel released a jazz standards album released on CD Baby and in disk form called " Jazz Standards".