A native of Brooklyn, New York, Ato Noel has worked with the Harmony Program since October 2018. Ato is a graduate at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, receiving his Bachelor’s in Music Education with a concentration in clarinet. While at Crane he was a student under Dr. Raphael P. Sanders. Some of the experiences included the Crane Wind Ensemble, Principal Clarinetist of the Crane Symphonic Band, and member of the Northern Symphonic Winds. Prior coming to Crane Mr. Noel was a member of the Brooklyn College Orchestra under the direction of George Rothman. Ato has also studied with Cleave Guyton Jr. and Liam Burke. From 2011-2012 Ato was a member of the Interschool Orchestra of New York, performing at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall,and Symphony Space.