A native of Wisconsin, pianist Joseph Hauer is Artistic Director of the Fox River Chamber Fest and Artist-in-Residence at the Apollo Music Festival. Joseph performs regularly at venues and series across the country, most recently completing a tour of New York, Texas and Wisconsin with cellist Bryan Hayslett. Other recent engagements include solo and collaborative performances at the Young Masters Recital Series (New York), Windsong Chamber Players of Lake Luzerne, Odess Theatre (Sitka, AK), and Helen Bader Recital Hall (Milwaukee). 

Joseph served on the Adjunct Faculty at NYU Steinhardt, where he also completed a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance with Eteri Andjaparidze. He received a Bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Oberlin Conservatory with Peter Takács. He was the Piano Accompanist Assistant at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp in 2016, and also was Piano Accompanist at NYU Steinhardt, Brooklyn College, and the Lucy Moses School while residing in NYC. When he is not engaged in classical music, he enjoys biking and improvising jazz.