A Chicago native, bassoonist Ron Noble has been a member of the San Antonio Symphony for 44 years. He received a Bachelor of Music from DePaul University and a Master in Music performance from University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA).
In his long career, Ron has performed with the Santa Fe Opera, the Grant Park Music Festival, the Naples (Florida) Philharmonic, the Dallas Symphony, Austin Symphony, Miami Philharmonic, Corpus Christi Symphony, and the Victoria Symphony. He was also Principal Bassoon of the San Antonio Opera and the Winters Chamber Orchestra, as well as a member of the Grove Winds and King William Winds.
Ron was the Bassoon Instructor at UTSA from 1996 to 2012. He developed his own contrabassoon reed shaper tip with the Fox Products Company.
Ron likes to read, travel with his wife, Kathy, and spend time with his four lovely grandchildren.
Ron likes to read and exercises every day.