Lynn Noel performs solo, duo, trio, quartet, and with ensembles from colonial and Celtic to mummers and music hall. She offers three solo program series in women's history, maritime, and seasonal ritual, including the award-winning living history programs of NorthWest Company fur trader Lisette's Journey and Gudrid the Wanderer, first Viking woman in the New World. Festival appearances over the years include the Connecticut Sea Music Festival, Philadelphia Folk School, NEFFA Live Online, Folk Music Society of New York, Old Songs Festival, national museums in the US and Canada, and touring performances in Atlantic Canada, the Great Lakes, California, the UK, and Estonia/Russia. Lynn has released eight albums on Bandcamp, four available on CD.

Lynn is an independent scholar and professional heritage interpreter with deep background in maritime history and women's exploration of North America. Her academic career includes honors in geography and women's studies at Dartmouth College, a Master of Science in human-environment geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a research fellowship at Dartmouth's Institute of Arctic Studies, and adjunct faculty at Keene State-UNH.

Lynn's book VOYAGES: Canada's Heritage Rivers was named Conservation Publication of the Year by the Natural Resources Council of America. Her first album, Crosscurrents, now reissued as Gulf of Saint Lawrence, received the Tree of Learning Award for excellence in environmental education from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Her outreach and public education work with the Canadian Heritage Rivers System (CHRS) resulted in the inaugural CHRS leadership award, presented at the first CHRS conference for which she served as program co-chair.

Lynn is a well-known and respected organizer and session leader on both sides of the Atlantic, offering monthly sessions and digital houseconcerts through her international online folk club The Mermaid's Tavern. Lynn is a CDSS Local Hero, and currently Board member and Festival Program Chair of the New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA). She makes her home outside Boston with her husband Phillip, two cats, a dog, and an axolotl.