Joe has been involved with the Barbershop Harmony Society for 15 years. Prior to finding the art-form known as barbershop, Joe performed in choirs since a young age, in school, church and college. He has performed in over 50 different plays, musicals and operas ranging from Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Monostatos) to Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors (King Kaspar) and all the way to Cole Porter’s Anything Goes (Moonface Martin) to Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye). He has even appeared in a SEGA Commercial back in the 90s. He has taught at Danbury High school and is currently teaching K-6 Music in Ansonia, CT. As a chorus director, he is very proud to be the director of the Mad Hatters and has taken them to District contest 13 out of the past 15 years (they sat 2 years out) and helped them win 4 Small Chorus Championships. Joe currently lives in Danbury, CT with his wife Elizabeth, their 4-year old son Anthony and 1-year old daughter Leeann.