Come listen to an eclectic mix ranging from jazz to classical! Joe Bush and friends will be performing music by Rachmaninoff, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder and more.
Pianist Joseph Bush is joined by The Newburgh Calvary choir and “The Experience,” an ensemble that specializes in a fusion of Classical, Jazz, Rock, Pop, and R&B. The concert features vocalist Chavon Hampton, guitarist Jeffrey Velez, and drummer Elijah Hampton.
More About Joe Bush
Joseph Bush is a graduate of the University of Connecticut (UCONN) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in music under the tutelage of Irma Vallecillo. He received his master’s in piano performance from Indiana University studying under Alexander Toradze. Joe has played in numerous venues over many diverse genres. He has taken part in the Wendell P. Whalum recital series at the Hampton University Ministers’ Conference. In December 2016 he debuted with the South Bend Symphony alongside his teacher Mr. Toradze playing the first movement of Prokofiev’s 3rd Piano concerto. After graduating he has been the artist in residence at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Newburgh, New York. Since being there, he has revived and developed their choral program to include 20+ members. He has also organized and performed in numerous concerts. In 2018 Joe was featured in the Howland Chamber Music Circle pop-up concert accompanying cellist Daniel Frankhuizen and soprano Rachel Hall, and playing solo works. In 2020 he won second place in the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) New York, a regional competition where he was also the recipient of one of the two national encouragement prizes. Joe makes his living teaching privately, maintaining a studio of over 50+ students.