Born in Derby, Joseph began his studies in his early teens where he started learning under the tutelage of a highly regarded local teacher. After a year teaching he made the choice to further his education at the Birmingham Conservatoire under the guidance of internationally renowned performers and teachers. During his time at the conservatoire Joseph took part in numerous concerts and masterclasses with some of the worlds most celebrated artists.

For his final project Joseph recorded and produced an album of music by the Paraguayan composer Augustin Barrios. He crowd-funded the project through kickstarter.com and the recording is now available for purchase.

During his time at the conservatoire Joseph found his passion for teaching, He developed his studies to reflect this and now enjoys teaching from his home in Oakwood, Derbyshire as well as at a number of private schools around the Midlands

Joseph has the great privilege of owning and playing a 2009 David Merrin guitar