Mr. Richard D. Noyes

Cello Teacher

Richard Noyes

SAA Member


Portland, ME

Dick Noyes (Cello, Teen Orchestra) attended the Hartt College of Music, University of Hartford (CT), then acquired a BA from the State University of New York at Albany, and went on to earn a Master of Music from the University of Maine, Orono. His Suzuki teacher training was with Jean Dexter and Yvonne Tait. He was the public school string instrumental teacher for Brewer, ME public schools from 1975-1983 and then held the same position in the Windham, ME public schools from 1983-1992. He conducted the Portland Youth Symphony and its string training orchestra component from Sept 1983 to June 1997. He has held the assistant principal cello chair position of the Portland Symphony Orchestra since September 1983 and is a cellist with PORT, the opera in Maine. He is founder and performer for Encore! providing music for special occasions. He has had a private Suzuki cello studio in Portland since 1983. He has been a faculty member of the New England Suzuki Institute since the late 1980’s and of the Western Massachusetts Suzuki Institute in Northampton since July 1999.