Joseph Van Hassel

Laurinburg, NC

Joseph Van Hassel

Joseph Van Hassel is a North Carolina-based percussionist specializing in orchestral and chamber music. Active in the performance of new repertoire, Joseph has individually commissioned and premiered works by many composers, and is especially noted for his close working relationships with David Macbride, Stuart Saunders Smith, and Dan VanHassel. He can be heard on recordings for the Innova, Mode, Equilibrium, nobrow.sounds, and Ohio Percussion record labels, and his solo CD of percussion commissions is available on Soundset Recordings.

Joseph is on the percussion faculty at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and is a member of the Percussive Arts Society’s New Music / Research Committee. He earned degrees from the Hartt School, the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and Ohio University. He endorses Yamaha Percussion, Innovative Percussion, Sabian Cymbals, and Remo Drumheads.

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Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz – And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon (2013)

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Wabash Ballroom

Yamaha Corporation of America, Innovative Percussion Inc., Remo Inc., Sabian Ltd.

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