Jan. 22: Weston Noble to Conduct Augustana Choir in Jackson, Minn.
The Augustana Choir, under the direction of Dr. Weston Noble, legendary conductor of the famed Nordic Choir at Luther College, will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Jackson, Minn.
The concert is free and open to the public. Free will offerings will be accepted.
A highly accomplished and honored American music educator and conductor, Noble had a 57-year tenure as a conductor and teacher at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He received national and international acclaim as conductor of the Luther College Nordic Choir from 1948 to 2005, the Luther College Concert Band from 1948 to 1973, and as guest director for over 900 All-State bands, orchestras, choirs, and festivals across four continents.
He holds five honorary doctorate degrees: Augustana College, St. Olaf College, Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Carthage College and Wartburg College. He was awarded the St. Olav’s Medal from King Harald V of Norway for his contributions to Norwegian-American relations.