Joe has been a professional Celtic music performer for the past 22 years teaching Scottish bagpipes and Irish uilleann pipes. He teaches traditional Irish music to Walden high school students. Instruments included are fiddle, uilleann pipes, penny whistle, guitar, and bodhran drum.
Joe has his own martial arts studio and has been teaching Tai Chi for over a decade. He holds a fifth degree masters level in Shaolin Kempo and has been teaching this art for over 25 years. Joe graduated from United Studios of Self Defense Martial Arts Teaching College in 1988. Joe has studied martial arts in China at the Shaolin Temple and continues his own training from master level teachers every month. Joe has worked with ages 4 to 72. His expertise and experience in both this art and in teaching is invaluable.