Somerset Born, Joseph attended Wells Cathedral School and then completed his studies at the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music respectively. After his studies he took up the position of Students Union President at the Academy, where he was presented to Her Majesty the Queen to receive a Diamond Jubilee Award on behalf of the Royal Academy of Music.
Now freelancing in London, he has appeared as principal viola with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast. He also plays regularly with the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Britten Sinfonia. Joseph has appeared at Glastonbury Festival, recorded David Bowie tracks for BBC radio 2 and recently accompanied Rod Stewart at the Brit Awards. In his spare time enjoys a game of tennis or a riveting game of Fifa.