Weston Noble, American music educator and conductor, Died at 94

  Educator, Music

Weston H. Noble was born on November 30, 1922, and died on December 21, 2016.

He was an American music educator and conductor.

He was The Ervin and Phyllis Johnson Professor of Music Emeritus at Luther College since 2005.

Noble was best known for his 57-year tenure on the faculty as conductor of the Nordic Choir from 1948 to 2005 and the Luther College Concert Band from 1948 to 1973.

Weston served as guest director for over 800 music festivals in all three media, choral, orchestral and wind, spanning four continents.

After his retirement from Luther in 2005, Noble engaged in a series of guest professorships at sister Lutheran colleges in the Midwest: artist-in-residence at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he taught in the music department and conducted the Carthage Choir.

He was also the visiting professor and interim conductor of the Wartburg Choir at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa; and guest conductor of the Augustana Choir at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Weston Noble passed away at 94 years old.