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About Joseph Herbst

Joseph Herbst
Joseph Herbst
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Asheville, NC
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Education: Performance degree from Michigan State University
Performance Experience: Joseph leads his own big band and is an avid composer and arranger. He has performed with such artist as Etenne Charles, Mark Whitfield, Rodney Whitaker and Harvey Mason.
Teaching Experience: 5 years of teaching experience in his private studio as well as Music & Arts
Teaching Philosophy: Joseph believe anyone can learn to play with hard work and diligence. He will customize his lesson plan to meet the specific needs of each student from beginner to advanced.

Get to know Joseph Herbst

Joseph’s musical background includes studying classical saxophone with Joe Lulloff and jazz saxophone with Diego Rivera at Michigan State University, through which he has had the opportunity to work with artists such as Etienne Charles, Rodney Whitaker, Harvey Mason, Michael Dease, and Mark Whitfield. Currently, Joseph leads his own 17-piece big band and is an avid and in-demand saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist in the region. As a teacher, Joseph brings his performing experience and years of study together to guide students on their own path.

When not leading his own bands, Joseph is working avidly as a composer, arranger, saxophonist, clarinetist, flutist, and copyist. Joseph’sarrangements have been performed by many world-class musicians, including Etienne Charles, Rodney Whitaker, Mark Whitfield, and Harvey Mason, as well as commissions by Rodney Whitaker for the Dr. Phillips Jazz Orchestra, Michael Dease, the UNT Jazz Trombone Ensemble, and the Sencalar/Glassman Quintet. Currently residing in Asheville, NC, Joseph is one of the most in demand saxophonists, clarinetists, and flutists in the region. With a goal of assisting bandleaders, Joseph works regularly as a copyist, most notably with Etienne Charles.

Joseph Herbst teaches at:
800 Fairview Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
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