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, where she conducts three choirs, teaches vocal techniques, and class piano. 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. Her choirs have consistently earned Superior ratings at District and State Music Performance Assessment. In 2012, her Chamber Women won 1st place and were ranked Gold at the Heritage Festival in Orlando, FL. Mrs. Noble’s students have also been members of Florida All-State Choruses, in addition to State, Regional, and National ACDA Honor Choirs. Outside school, she loves teaching piano and voice lessons.
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.