Clifton J Noble

From Wind Repertory Project
Clifton J. Noble


Clifton J. "Jerry" Noble, Jr. (b. 1961) is a composer, arranger and pianist.

Mr. Noble's father taught him to play piano and guitar at age 5, and encouraged him to write music shortly thereafter. His studies at Amherst College (B. A. 1983) and Smith College (M.A. 1988) focused on music composition and English literature. Composition teachers included M. Lewis Spratlan at Amherst and Donald Wheelock at Smith.

Since 1987, he has served as pianist for Smith College choral ensembles, and currently holds the position of staff accompanist in the Smith Music Department. He has produced original works and arrangements for a broad range of vocal and instrumental ensembles and soloists, and his music has been performed by acclaimed artists throughout the United States and internationally.

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