BMus (Hons), LMusA
Examiner Number: 1043
Jason Noble is a clarinettist performing in styles from classical to experimental and popular music. He has experimented with all members of the clarinet family and dabbled on saxillo, clarinis, keyboards and bagpipe. As a member of Ensemble Offspring for more than ten years, he has toured Europe twice, China, and performed in most Australian cities and regional centres.
Recent projects have included the world premiere of Am I with Nick Wales and the Shaun Parker Dance Company at the Sydney and Adelaide Festivals, a return to the Afghanistan National Institute of Music in Kabul, and a sold out performance of Hurricane Transcriptions with Mike Patton and Lee Ranaldo at Sydney Festival. He was part of the October 2013 Ensemble Offspring tour to Belgium, Holland and the UK, and performed at TEDx Sydney 2013.
Jason has collaborated with popular musicians Sally Seltmann and Holly Throsby, and recorded an album with the indigenous women’s choir of the Tiwi Islands, Gnarakuruwala. He has been awarded ‘Best Performance’ as part of the APRA Music Awards with Ensemble Offspring, and premiered the winning compositions A Flock of Stars by Lyn Williams, and The Secret Noise by Damien Ricketson.
Jason taught in the Musicology Department of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music for more than 10 years, where previously he obtained his bachelor degree with first class honours. He has taught at Moriah College, Trinity Grammar, MLC Burwood, Gondwana Voices, Sydney Boys High, North Sydney Boys High and Bellevue Hill Primary School.
Jason programmes and broadcasts for Sydney radio station Fine Music 102.5FM. He has recently developed a series of shows focusing on HSC Australian music repertoire.