Joseph Hébert –cellist, choral director, and educator is versatile in classical and improvisational music styles. He has performed his compositions locally and abroad, and toured with music groups in the U.S, Japan, Africa, and Europe, having shared the concert stage and recording studio with hundreds of artists from the classical and popular music worlds, including Carlos Santana, Stevie Wonder, Placido Domingo, Ray Charles, Jesse Norman.
As an educator he is currently on the music faculty of California State University East Bay as a Lecturer and Instructor of Cello. For over 15 years he was on the faculty at the University of California Berkeley, Young Musicians Program, teaching cello, directing choruses and conducting the orchestra.
Mr. Hébert is Choral Director having traveled to Italy and the Vatican with his choirs, and most recently throughout Spain with his choir from Corpus Christi Church in Piedmont, California where he is the Music Ministry Director.
Joseph Hébert is the Assistant Principal Cello of the Oakland Symphony, and has performed with the Skywalker Symphony on popular film and video recordings including the Grammy nominated CD “John Williams Conducts, John Williams the Star Wars Trilogy.”
He is also an active Grammy voting member for the Grammy Recording Academy.