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Jordan Nobles: Biography

Jordan Nobles
1969 -
Region: British Columbia

Jordan Nobles

Known for creating music filled with an “unearthly beauty” (Mondomagazine) that makes listeners want to “close (their) eyes and transcend into a cloud of music” (Discorder Magazine), Jordan Nobles has emerged as one of Canada’s finest composers. Recently Jordan’s piece Simulacrum was nominated as ‘Classical Composition of the Year’ at the 2012 Western Canadian Music Awards and his piece Lux Antiqua has been selected to be performed in Wrocław, Poland at the ISCM’s 2014 World Music Days.

He was named the International Winner of the Sacra/Profana International Composition competition, the Polyphonos Choir Composition Competition, the Polyphonos Choir Composition Competition, the Vancouver Bach Choir’s Competition for Large Choirs, placed 2nd in the International Soli fan tutti Kompositionswettbewerbs in Darmstadt, Germany and was a finalist in the C4 Choir Composition Competition in New York.

His choir piece Still Life was performed by over 600 singers at the Mass Participatory Musicking Festival in Hong Kong in July and his string orchestra work Aurora was the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s official entry at the UNESCO International Music Council’s International Rostrum of Composers in Lisbon, Portugal.

Jordan was named the Emerging Artist in music from the City of Vancouver’s Mayor’s Arts Awards. He is a member of the Canadian League of Composers and an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre.

Recently Jordan released his entire catalogue of Open Score pieces in an online format at http://bit.ly/OpenScores


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