Composer Jodi Goble writes text-based, character-driven music fueled by her extensive background as a vocal coach and song-specialist collaborative pianist; her compositions have been performed across the United States and internationally, published in two volumes of song anthologies by NewMusicShelf, and featured on National Public Radio. She is the 2013 winner of the Iowa Music Teachers Association Commission Competition and second-prize winner in the 2016 National Association of Teachers of Singing Art Song Competition. She also placed as a NATS ASCA finalist in 2008 and 2017 and as the honorable mention winner in 2015.
Until 2009, Goble was a member of the voice faculty at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, senior vocal coach and Coordinator of Opera Programs for the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and primary rehearsal pianist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Now Associate Teaching Professor in Voice at Iowa State University and recipient of the ISU Early Achievement in Teaching Award, Goble collaborates regularly in recital with bass-baritone Simon Estes and is the pianist and artistic director for the Simon Estes Young Artist Concert Series. She is the official pianist of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in Iowa. Goble holds bachelor's degrees in violin and piano performance from Olivet Nazarene University and a M.M. in collaborative piano and chamber music from Ball State University.