Joseph Greer began playing trombone at the age of 11 in Gladwin, Michigan. He later went on to pursue a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Central Michigan University. Following his graduation from CMU, he moved to Madison, Wisconsin, and earned a Master of Music and Doctorate of Music in trombone performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Joe’s performing career has allowed him to find artistic outlets in a multitude of ensembles. Whether playing in orchestras, wind bands, chamber ensembles, or a brief stint in a SKA band, Joseph has never shied away from engaging in varied musical undertakings. He is currently principal trombone of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a post he has held for 5 years, and is a founder of the Lake Edge Brass Quintet. Additionally, Joe is an educator and teaches private lessons from his home in Stoughton.
When he has free time, Joe enjoys spending it with his wife, daughter, and dog.