Noel Edison

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Noel Edison
Born (1958-11-16) November 16, 1958 (age 58)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation conductor
Awards Order of Ontario

Noel Edison, (born November 16, 1958) is a Canadian conductor. He is the conductor of The Elora Singers, Artistic Director of the Elora Festival and the conductor of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.[1]

Born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of George and Marian Clarissa (Frost), Edison graduated from Jarvis Collegiate in 1978 and Wilfrid Laurier University in 1985.[2] He then moved to Elora, Ontario to study piano with Victor Martins. He studied conducting with Robert Shaw, Helmuth Rilling, Sir David Willcocks, Wayne Riddle and John Alldis. In 1997, he was appointed conductor of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.[3][4]

In 2009, he was made a member of the Order of Ontario.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Order of Ontario Appointments Announced". January 15, 2009. Archived from the original on March 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ Elizabeth Lumley. Canadian Who's Who 2003. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-8865-1. 
  3. ^ "Edison, Noel". Naxos. 
  4. ^ Noel Edison. Dean Artists Management. Retrieved 2 June 2013.