is an Irish conductor and one of the most recognisable composers in the video game industry. Few of today's musicians can boast of award-winning scores for hits such as World of Warcraft
and Warlords of Draenor
. Her successes in the gaming world have made her often referred to as the queen of game music
She is also the first woman in history to conduct the orchestra at the Oscars gala (2020). Excerpts from all five nominated soundtracks sounded then, including music by Hildur Guðnadóttir for The Joker
and John Williams for the latest Star Wars
Noone is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin. She also studied at Columbia College in Chicago and LA Conducting Salon at LA Ballet School. She is the co-founder of the Dublin City Concert Orchestra and the co-creator of the Dublin International Game Music Festival. In her career as a conductor, she has collaborated with many outstanding orchestral ensembles: Philadelphia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, Orchester National de Bretagne, the Sydney Symphony, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and many national orchestras.