About Us

What can 55+ years of musical experience produce? Joel Joyner!

An accomplished teacher, instrumentalist, vocalist, performer, and composer, Joel Joyner has an uncanny knack for all styles and genres of music.

A native to Newport News, Virginia, Joel holds a B.A. and Master's in Music Education & Performance, plus another Master's in Adult Education & Distance Learning.

Joel has performed as a vocalist, instrumentalist, and conductor, plus taught all over the globe. Hosting music clinics throughout North America, Europe, and the Middle East, Joel served as the Sergeant Major for Army Bands in the United States Military, giving over 30 years of service to our country.

Awards Joel has won while serving for us in the military:

  • Legion of Merit Medal for Distinguished Services Rendered

  • Bronze Star Medal for Service in Desert Shield/Storm War

  • Army Good Conduct Medal (10th Award) for Longevity of Superior Conduct

Throughout his 55+ year career in professional music, Joel has performed next to major recording artists and bands, including:​

  • The Temptations

  • Stevie Wonder

  • Gladys Knight & the Pips

  • Dizzy Gillespie

  • Victor Wooten

  • Many more!

Joel believes that all his successes in life have been a gift granted by God and gives all of the credit to Him.

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