Joel holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin in horn performance. Joel is the business manager and a founding member of the Austin City Brass. He performs frequently with the Corpus Christi, Mid-Texas and Victoria Symphonies while freelancing and teaching throughout the Austin area. He has also performed with the Austin Symphony, Austin Lyric Opera, Ballet Austin and the Corpus Christi Ballet Orchestra. He held the 3rd horn position in the Monterrey Symphony Orchestra (Mexic) for three seasons. His teachers include Patrick Hughes, Stuart Hutto and Wayne Barrington. Joel is the Executive Director for the Austin City Brass Ensemble.