Dinesh Joseph Associate Principal

Dinesh Joseph has been with the BPO since 2003.  Prior to his tenure in Buffalo, he served as principal percussionist of the Youngstown (OH) Symphony, percussion and timpanist with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra and was a percussion fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center.  He received a bachelor of music degree from the Juilliard School in 2002 and a master of music degree from Cleveland State University in 2004.   Dinesh has also performed numerous times with the Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony and Buffalo Chamber Players.   In addition to musical pursuits, he is an avid amateur photographer.   Dinesh and his wife, Jeannine, also own their own company, Dragonfly Percussion, which designs, manufactures and sells specialty orchestral percussion products.  They live on Buffalo’s West Side with their children, Eloise and Frank.