Wright State University / Dayton Philharmonic
Jerry Noble is Director of Percussion at Wright State University, member of the Dayton Philharmonic, serves as adjunct faculty at Cedarville University, performs regularly with his pop/jazz group "Moment’s Notice", and is a judge for regional marching indoor percussion/winds competitions. Previously, he was a member of the USAF Band of Flight where he performed over 1,500 concerts throughout the Midwest, including performances for presidents, vice presidents, and other heads of state. He has served as faculty/performer at Brevard Music Center, Masterworks Festival, and has performed/presented clinics at PASIC, Ontario Day of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Academy, Zhengzhou Normal University in China, Ohio Day of Percussion, Illinois Day of Percussion, Ohio Music Educator’s Association State Conference, and throughout the US (including Alaska and Hawaii). He has performed for nationally touring Broadway shows, toured the Caribbean as a drummer for Princess Cruises, has served as percussion staff/arranger with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats Marching Band, and was a cast member/performer with Star of Indiana's "Brass Theater".
Jerry has led the Wright State Percussion Ensemble in concert at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (winners of the 2016 PAS International Percussion Competition), Ohio Music Educator Association Conferences, Ohio Days of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Academy, and the Niu Valley Percussion Festival (Hawaii).
Jerry performs regularly with the Cincinnati Symphony/Pops, Louisiana Philharmonic, and Fort Wayne Philharmonic. He has appeared as Acting Principal Timpanist for the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and guest principal timpanist with the Cincinnati Symphony, Hunan Symphony (China), Alabama Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, West Virginia Symphony, and the New Mexico Symphony.
As a chamber musician, Jerry has collaborated with Bob Becker, Mike Burritt, So Percussion, the Percussion Collective, and with members of the Indianapolis Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Sandbox Percussion, and NEXUS.
Degrees are from UC-College Conservatory of Music (MM), Indiana University (Performer’s Diploma), Cleveland State (BM). He has studied with Tom Freer, Jim Culley, Rusty Burge, Al Otte, Gerald Carlyss, Glenn Schaft, Jim Rupp, Kenny Aronoff, and has had lessons with Cloyd Duff and Rich Weiner.
Jerry Noble is a performing artist/clinician for Zildjian, Pearl/Adams, and a clinician/consultant for D'Addario & Co. (Pro-Mark and Evans).
His wife Ashley is an oboist/English hornist and they have three children.