Composers: John Noel Wheeler
John Noel Wheeler
John Noel Wheeler holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Theory/Composition from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina and a Master of Music Degree in Music Composition from the University of Georgia. He has completed substantial post-graduate work in Music Composition and Musicology. Mr. Wheeler's collegiate study began at Dekalb College (now Georgia Perimeter College). At DeKalb Coege he studied trombone with the former department chair of Fine Arts, Provost at Georgia Perimeter College, the late Dr. Thomas Anderson, and music theory with Edward Lormand. At East Carolina University he studied conducting with George Naff, advanced music theory with former Dean of the School of Music, Dr. Everett Pittman, and composition with Drs. Otto Henry and Alan Leichtling. At the University of Georgia he studied composition with Drs. Roger Vogel, Lewis Nielson and Leonard Ball and musicology with Drs. Alomnte Howell, Egbert Ennulat, Thomas Riis and Glenda Dawn Goss. Mr. Wheeler joined the Faculty of the Fine Arts Department of Georgia Perimeter College in 2002. He is an instructor of Music Appreciation and Music Fundamentals.
Mr. Wheeler is an active composer in Metro Atlanta where he composes both traditional and electronic music for a wide variety of electronic, instrumental and vocal combinations.