World Projects Faculty Member

Jason Noble

Dr. Jason Noble currently serves as conductor of the Columbia University Wind Ensemble, as an Assistant Professor of Music Education at Lehman College, and as conductor of the Scarsdale Wind Ensemble.. He has held recent positions at Hofstra University (Director of Bands, Visiting Assistant Professor), New York University (Associate Director of Wind Ensembles), and the Hanover Wind Symphony (Music Director). He also recently served as an adjunct lecturer at Teachers College – Columbia University, Montclair State University, and Kean University. He previously held positions as Director of Bands at Miami Coral Park High School, Miami, Florida. He holds degrees from New York University (M.A., Music Education) and University of Miami (B.M., Music Education, magna cum laude) and Teachers College, Columbia University (Ed.D,C.T., Music Education).

In 2004, he commissioned a new significant work for wind band, “Yosemite Autumn,” by composer Mark Camphouse. Since that commissioning project, he has led commissions by composers Julie Giroux, Catherine Likhuta, and Michael Martin. He has also been part of consortia commissions of composers John Mackey, Michael Markowski, James Syler, Tyler S. Grant, Jodie Blackshaw, and Matt Klohs. He and the Miami Coral Park High School band released a professionally recorded CD, “Living a Musical Dream,” with Mark Custom Records in 2003. Ensembles under his direction have consistently received national and international acclaim. Honor bands and ensembles under his direction have performed by exclusive competitive invitation at Carnegie Hall (2003, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center (2020), Salzburg and Vienna, Austria (2009, 2015), Prague, Czech Republic (2009, 2015), Gran Canaria, Spain (2010), Barcelona, Spain (2010), London, England (2013), at The Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland (2013), Budapest, Hungary (2015), Belfast, Northern Ireland (2019), Dublin and Cork, Ireland (2019), and Sydney and Melbourne, Australia (2017).

He is in frequent and high demand as a conductor, lecturer, band program consultant, and music performance adjudicator across the United States and internationally. He has recently guest conducted honor bands and wind ensembles in South Africa, Australia, the United Kingdom, Hungary, and China. His research interests include Band Education, Instrumental Music Education, and Philosophies of Music Education.

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