Chona Noble
Currently an Assistant Professor of the Strings and Chamber Music Department of the University of the Philippines College of Music.

String and Chamber Music

Master of Music, Major in Violin Performance (University of the Philippines)
Bachelor of Music, Major in Violin (University of the Philippines)
Diploma in Creative in Performing Musical Arts (University of the Philippines)
General Radio Communication Operator (University of the East)
Comprehensive Preparatory Music Program (University of the Philippines)

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At the age of 12, Prof. Noble started playing with the Philippine Youth Orchestra as 1st Violin and eventually became the Concertmaster. Having had numerous orchestra experiences, she has played with the Manila Symphony Orchestra (1st Violin), Manila Chamber Orchestra (Principal 2nd Violin/1st Violin), Manila Philharmonic Orchestra (Principal 2nd Violin), San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra (Principal 2nd Violin/1st Violin), and FILharmoniKA (1st Violin/2nd Violin), Prof. Noble was also a regular guest artist of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong (Assistant Concertmaster/Principal 2nd Violin/Assistant Principal 2nd Violin). She was also invited as guest orchestra violinist of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra in a number of its concert seasons and performances, such as the first performance of the PPO at the Carnegie Hall in New York last 2016. At present, she is a regular first violinist of the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra.

Prof. Noble has represented Philippines as a delegate in the Fourth ASEAN Youth Music Workshop in Singapore, Fifth ASEAN Youth Music Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, and in the Second ASEAN Youth Music Workshop (2nd Cycle) in Jakarta, Indonesia. Together with the Athenaeum String Quartet, they were the Quartet-In-Residence at the Pan Pacific International Music Camp in Sydney, Australia. She participated in the Asia Orchestra Festival which was held in Japan last October 2013 as the Principal 2nd Violin of the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra.

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