Mr. Jussi Doherty leads the choral program at Boone High School, located in downtown Orlando. There he conducts three choirs and teaches class piano. Prior to his arrival at Boone in 2009, he developed successful choral programs at Diplomat Middle School in Cape Coral, Florida, and at Liberty Middle School in Orlando.
Mr. Doherty has been active as a music educator in Florida since 2000. He arrived in Orange County after graduating with honors from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Choral Music Education degree. In 2010, he was awarded at Masters degree in Choral Music Education, also from FSU.
Doherty was recognized as an Emerging Leader by the Florida Music Educators Association in 2002-03. In 2007-08, he was named Secondary Music Teacher of the Year in Lee County School District. He has served on the state board of the Florida Vocal Association, and currently serves as Technology Chair. He has previously served as coordinator of the All County Chorus in Lee County School District and as chairperson of the High School Honor Choir for Orange County Public Schools from 2010-14.
Memberships include the Florida Vocal Association, Florida Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Education, and American Choral Directors Association. He is active as an adjudicator and honor choir clinician.
Mrs. Abigail Noble joined the music faculty at Boone High School in 2013. She conducts all three women’s choirs, teaches vocal techniques, and class piano. During her time at Boone, Mrs. Noble started the Advanced Women’s Ensemble, which consistently receives top ratings at District and State festivals. Most recently, she founded the Boone Barbershop Quartet, known as “Late to the Party”.
Before joining the Braves, Mrs. Noble was the Vocal Music Director at Viera High School in Brevard County, FL. While at Viera, she conducted five choirs and taught class piano. In 2012, her Chamber Women won 1st place and were ranked Gold at the Heritage Festival in Orlando, FL.
Mrs. Noble is an active member of the Florida Vocal Association, Florida Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Education, and American Choral Directors Association. She is also an active MPA adjudicator. In 2016 Mrs. Noble was named among “Florida’s Best and Brightest” teachers. In August 2017, she was awarded her Master’s in Music Education from the Florida State University, where she also finished Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s in 2009.