|Short Name:||Noel Dexter|
|Full Name:||Dexter, Noel, 1938-|
Mr Noel Dexter - LLD
Prolific Educator and Musical Director, Noel George Dexter, OD, BSc, LTCL, Diploma in Ethnomusicology and Folklore Studies, has served The University of the West Indies and the region for over 35 years. During these years and beyond Mr Dexter continued to hone his considerable musical skills through studies at the Jamaica School of Music; Westminster Choir College, New Jersey and Shenandoah University, Virginia. He is the holder of a BSc – Sociology from the UWI and a Licentiate of Trinity College London (LCTL) delivered through the Jamaican School of Music.
Mr Dexter’s eminence in the arts has come from a lengthy career which saw him heavily involved in Choir Directorship, Musical Directorship (Theatre), lyrics composing and recordings. His expertise has prompted him to publish numerous papers and articles as well as to compose many hymns and songs including The UWI’s University song ‘There is a Light’. For his excellence in the field of Music, Noel George Dexter is the holder of Jamaica’s Order of Distinction and a Prime Minister’s Medal.