Chona P. Noble


  • Lecturer Strings & Chamber Music Department

    Residence Phone: ( 02) 640-1812 Cellular Phone: 0917-5342966

    Education MM Major in Violin Performance, University of the Philippines, College of Music, April 2010 Bachelor of Music Major in Violin, University of the Philippines, College of Music, April 1998 Diploma in Creative in Performing Musical Arts, University of the Philippines, College of Music April 1990 General Radio Communication Operator, University of the East, College of Engineering Vocational Department, April 1984 Comprehensive Preparatory Music Program, University of the Philippines, College of Music 1979-1981 Basic Violin Technology, Youth Talent Center at Pasaknungan, 1975-1979

    Scholastic Awards/Honors Received University Scholar, 2nd Semester, AY 2009-2010, MM First Prize Winner, College Mozart Competition, University of the Philippines, Sept. 1990 College Scholar (Second Semester), 1987-1988 Philippine Youth Orchestra Scholar (First Semester), 1987-1988 College Scholar (Second Semester), 1986-1987 University Scholar, Highest Over-All Average Per Department (First Semester), 1986-1987 Ramos Tapales Scholarship Award (First Semester), 1986-1987 Ramon Tapales Scholarship Award, 1985-1986 College Scholar, 1984-1985 First Prize Winner (Athenaeum String Quartet), Chamber Music Category, National Music Competition for Young Artists (NAMCYA), 1985 Third Prize Winner, Solo Violin Category A, National Music Competition for Young Artists (NAMCYA), 1978 Orchestra Experiences Feb. 17 and 18, 2011 - Concert Master - The 36th International Bamboo Organ Festival, Las Piñas City June 9-10, 2010, Principal Second Violin, City Chamber Orchestra of Hongkong (CCOHK), Offenbach's Orphee Aux Enfers Opera April 2010 - present, Regular Casual, Filharmonika Orchestra 2009 - present, Regular Guest Artist, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong (CCOHK) October 4-21, 2008 -Assistant Principial, Second Violin - The 2nd Hong Kong International Piano Competition, Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall (Gala Concert) Sept. 2007 - Sept. 2008, Principal Second Violin and Asst. Concert Master, City Chamber Orchestra of Hongkong July 22, 2007 - First Violin, 10th Anniversary of Hongkong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China 2002-2006, Principal Second Violin, San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra 2001-2002, First Violin, San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra 1998-2000, Principal Second Violin, Manila Philharmonic Orchestra January 1991, Concert Master, Philippine Delegate, Second ASEAN Youth Music Workshop (2nd Cycle), Jakarta, Indonesia January 1989, Assistant Concert Master, Pan Pacific International Music Camp Festival (Quartet-In-Residence -- Athenaeum String Quartet), Sydney, Australia April 1986, Assistant Principal Second Violin, Philippine Delegate, Fifth ASEAN Youth Music Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand April 1985, Second Violin, Philippine Delegate, Fourth ASEAN Youth Music Workshop, Singapore 1985-1993, First Violin/Principal Second, Manila Chamber Orchestra 1982-1987, Concert Master, Philippine Youth Orchestra 1982-Present, Founding First Violin, Athenaeum String Quartet 1982-1985, First Violin, Manila Symphony Orchestra 1978-1982, First Violin, Philippine Youth Orchestra Seminars / Workshops Attended November 30 - December 2, 2006 - Singapore International String Conference January 1991, Concert Master, Philippine Delegate, Second ASEAN Youth Music Workshop (2nd Cycle), Jakarta, Indonesia January 1989, Assistant Concert Master, Pan Pacific International Music Camp Festival (Quartet-In-Residence-Athenaeum String Quartet), Sydney, Australia December 1987-January 1988, Workshop conducted by Professor Christoph Poppen April 1986, Assistant Principal Second Violin, Philippine Delegate, Fifth ASEAN Youth Music Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand June-July 1985, Work Attitude Development Seminar (Meralco Foundation Center for Professional Development) April 1985, Second Violin, Philippine Delegate, Fourth ASEAN Youth Music Workshop, Singapore September 1984, Training in Chamber Orchestra Performance conducted by Professor Wolfgang Poduschka Affiliations 2010 - present, Regular Casual, Filharmonika Orchestra 2009 - present, Regular Guest Artist, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong (CCOHK) 2007 - 2008, Principal Second Violin and Asst. Concert Master, City Chamber Orchestra of Hongkong 2002 - 2006, Principal Second Violin, San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra 2001 - 2002, Fist Violin, San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra 1998 - 2000, Principal Second Violin, Manila Philharmonic Orchestra 1997 - present, Violin Instructor, String Department, University of the Philippines 1997 - present, Violin Instructor/Coordinator, Junior Strings Ensemble, College of Music Extension Program 1985 - 1993, First Violinist/Principal Second, Manila Chamber Orchestra 1982 - present, Founding First Violin, Athenaeum String Quartet 1982 - 1987, Concert Master, Philippine Youth Orchestra 1982 - 1985, First Violin, Manila Symphony Orchestra 1978 - 1982, First Violin, Philippine Youth Orchestra Broadway Musicals 2008, Concert Master, "Cory" the Musical (November 27-30, Gala Concert) 1999, First Violin, Repertory Philippines presents Lionel Bart's Oliver! (Meralco Theater) 1998, First Violin, Repertory Philippines presents Mike Nichols' Annie (Meralco Theater) 1997, First Violin, Repertory Philippines presents Mike Nichols' South Pacific (Meralco Theater) 1997, Concert Master, Company of Players presents The Sound of Music (Meralco Theater) 1996, Second Violin, Company of Players presents West Side Story (Meralco Theater) 1994, First Violin, Repertory Philippines presents Mike Nichols' My Fair Lady (Meralco Theater) Work Experience 2001, Violinist, World Cruise "Crystal Symphony" 2000, Violinist, Richmonde Hotel 1997, Violinist, Mandarin Oriental (Tivoli Grill) 1996, Violinist, Hotel Rembrandt 1995, Violinist, Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore 1994, Violinist, Shangri-la Hotel, Penang, Malaysia 1993, Violinist, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



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