Praised for his highly expressive, innovative, and heart-felt musical interpretations, Jason Noble has been cited as “one of the nation’s most promising music educators” by School Band and Orchestra Magazine and as a teacher who makes a positive difference (The Miami Herald). In addition to his duties as Conductor of the Columbia University Wind Ensemble, he currently serves as Director of Bands at Scarsdale High School in Scarsdale, New York, a position he has held since September 2007. Noble has held recent positions at Hofstra University (Director of Bands, Visiting Assistant Professor), New York University (Associate Director of Wind Ensembles), and the critically acclaimed Hanover Wind Symphony (Music Director). He recently served as an adjunct lecturer at Teachers College - Columbia University, Montclair State University, and Kean University. Noble previously served as Director of Bands at Miami Coral Park High School, Miami, Florida. Mr. Noble attended New York University (M.A., Music Education) and University of Miami (B.M., Music Education, magna cum laude) and is currently a doctoral candidate (Ed.D, Music Education) at Teachers College, Columbia University.
During his tenure at Miami Coral Park High School, Noble’s ensembles received both national and international acclaim. In 2004, Noble commissioned a new significant work for wind band, “Yosemite Autumn,” by composer Mark Camphouse. Noble and the Miami Coral Park High School band released a professionally recorded CD, “Living a Musical Dream,” with Mark Custom Records in 2003. Noble and the Hanover Wind Symphony released a professional CD in 2006, “Icons,” also on the Mark Custom label. Honor bands and ensembles under Mr. Noble’s direction have performed by exclusive competitive invitation at Carnegie Hall (2003, 2010, 2012), Salzburg and Vienna, Austria (2009), Prague, Czech Republic (2009), Gran Canaria, Spain (2010), Barcelona, Spain (2010), London, England (2013), The Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland (2013), and were invited to perform exclusively at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia (2004). Noble is an executive board member and adjudicator for the Central States Judges Association (CSJA), one of the nation’s premier musical adjudication organizations. Noble's research interests include Band Education, Instrumental Music Education, and Philosophies of Music Education. Noble is in frequent demand as a conductor, lecturer, and music performance adjudicator across the United States and abroad and has guest conducted or adjudicated numerous band performances in nineteen states and eight countries abroad.
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