Dallas Noble began playing the violin at the age of three. Now 16, she studies with Lee Snyder and Guillaume Combet in Philadelphia and also takes lessons with Ryan Meehan of the Calidore Quartet. A frequent performer in the Princeton and Philadelphia areas, Dallas is the concertmaster of the Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra, plays in a sonata duo at Westminster Conservatory, and is a member of the Myer Schwartz Piano Trio at Settlement Music School in Philadelphia, where she holds an Advanced Study Scholarship.
Dallas has been a prize winner or finalist at numerous competitions, including the Music Teachers National Association, Summit Symphony, Bravura Philharmonic, Monmouth Symphony and Sinfonietta Nova competitions. In 2014 she was honored to perform a duet with Juliette Kang, the First Associate Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Dallas’s solo appearances with orchestra include performances of Saint-Saens’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Wieniawksi’s Polonaise in D Major, and the first movements of Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole and Mendelssohn’s Concerto in E minor.
In 2014 and 2016, Dallas was one of twelve violinists nationwide selected to attend the Brian Lewis Young Artist Program, where she studied with renowned teachers including Brian Lewis, James Stern, and Simon James. Last summer Dallas also attended the inaugural season of the Encore Chamber Music Festival, where she studied with Jinjoo Cho, winner of the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Previous summer studies include the Pinchas Zukerman Young Artists Program at the National Arts Centre in Canada, Manhattan in the Mountains, and Kinhaven Music School. Dallas has performed in masterclasses taught by Paul Kantor, Ida Levin, Catherine Cho, Karen Gomyo, the Borromeo Quartet, and the Nash Ensemble, among others.
Outside of violin and schoolwork, Dallas enjoys creative writing, diving, and archery.