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Nicole Jordan

Principal Librarian

Nicole Jordan


Philadelphia native Nicole Jordan first joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Assistant Principal Librarian in October 2011 and held that position for five years. In September 2016, she was named Principal Librarian, becoming the first African-American to hold this position at a major orchestra. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in viola performance from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and a Master of Music degree in music history from Temple University. Prior to joining the ASO, Jordan has held positions with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Symphony in C and the Aspen Music Festival and School. 

Jordan is an active member of the Major Orchestra Librarians' Association (MOLA), having served as a moderator/presenter on several panels since 2011. She also serves on MOLA's education and conference planning committees. As a freelance librarian, she has participated in projects for Sting, The Midtown Men and The Defiant Requiem Foundation. Outside of the library, Jordan enjoys learning languages, tennis, cooking, gaming and spending time with her friends and family.

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