Joe Buzzelli

Joe Buzzelli
Bowling Green, Ohio

Western Michigan University / BM Violin Performance, BS Multimedia Arts Technology / 2019
California State University Long Beach / MM Violin Performance / 2022

Joe is a freelance musician based out of Long Beach, California. Joe has been the recipient of many Downbeat Magazine student music awards including winning the graduate vocal jazz arrangement and studio recording categories for 2021. During 2020 he produced two virtual concerts on behalf of the internationally renowned vocal jazz ensemble Pacific Standard Time. Joe is also a member of the American Youth Symphony and studies under Moni Simeonov.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I can ride a unicycle.

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Meeting and working with musicians from all walks of life.

What activities/hobbies do you most enjoy?
Video games, rock climbing, photography