Joe has been studying music for over twenty years. His formal education includes a bachelors and master’s degree in music education from West Virginia University where he studied with Dr. James Miltenberger, Dr. Molly Weaver, Dr. Sandra Schwartz, Dr. David Bess, and Dr. Janet Robbins. He is currently the choral director at Clear Fork Valley Local School District where he directs five middle school ensembles and two high school ensembles. Joe also performs locally as a vocalist with the Heritage Singers and as the pianist for the Knox Community Jazz Orchestra. Joe has been a part of artsIQ for one season as the music director for Willy Wonka Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.