Joseph Hasper


Joseph Hasper is an American composer who works in a variety of styles ranging from jazz to post-modern.. His works have been performed by large and small ensembles in over 40 countries, including theHolland Symphony Orchestra, Reading Pops, Carolina Cool Jazz Orchestra, Tony Catania and The Buddy Rich Band, Oklahoma School of Dance, Newburg Symphony, Coachella Valley Symphony, Symphonic Pops of Long Island, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Izmir Youth Orchestra, and countless other professional and educational ensembles. Among his most celebrated works are interactive and multimedia works such as WaTER Dance (for six dancers, six musicians, and interactive electronics), Movie Music (for any number of musicians, dancers, and live painters), and his ballet pieces Hope Dance, ABC Dance, and Les Jongleurs. 

Joseph’s teachers include Leonardo Balada and Marilyn Taft Thomas (Carnegie Mellon University), Marvin Lamb and Konstantinos Karathanasis (University of Oklahoma), and Rich Shemeira and Phil Markowitz (Mannes College). He is currently Professor of Music and Director of Jazz at Grove City College, where he teaches theory and composition along with directing the jazz ensembles.


07 April 2020, News
New Commissioning Project for Band Students
Playing music together is an important social and creative part of life for our band students. The isolation created by the Covid-19 outbreak has suspended this activity and has severed personal interactions that are so vital to their well-being. ...
22 January 2020, News
I Won a "Best of Yukon 2020" Award!
I just found out that my online publishing site,  Jazz Charts Online , won an award for the best Music Sheet company in Yukon! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jazz Charts Online Receives 2020 Best of Yukon Award YUKON January 15, 2020 -- Jazz ...