Joe has served as organist of First Unitarian Church of Portland for almost thirteen years. He holds the degrees of Bachelor of Music in Organ and Master of Liturgical Music from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. While in Washington he served on the music staff at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. and as Organist and Choir Director of St. Joseph’s on Capitol Hill. For the past ten years he’s worked at Bond Organ Builders, Inc. in Portland as a service technician and, in recent years, a design engineer. Joe has lectured on organ maintenance for the American Institute of Organbuilders and has been a recitalist for the Organ Historical Society.