Dr. Jason Noble (he/him/his) teaches Instrumental Materials, Techniques, and Conducting and Instrumental Lab Ensemble, preparing future music educators for their PK-12 licensure. He concurrently serves as an Associate Professor of Music Education at Lehman College, CUNY. He holds degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University (EdDCT, College Teaching of Music Education), where he was the recipient of the Florence K. Geffen Endowed Fellowship, NYU Steinhardt (MA ‘06, Music Education), and the Frost School of Music, University of Miami (BM, Music Education, cum laude).
Prior to his appointment at NYU, Dr. Noble served as conductor of the Columbia University Wind Ensemble. As Director of Bands at Scarsdale High School (Scarsdale, NY), he piloted, tested, and implemented a progressive and successful Democracy in Band curriculum focused entirely on intrinsic motivation, student choice/voice, and shared responsibility. He also previously served as an adjunct lecturer at Teachers College Columbia University and as Visiting Director of Bands at Hofstra University.
His research interests include Band Education, Instrumental Music Education, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Music Education, LGBTQIA+ studies in Music Education, and Philosophies of Music Education.