Joe Taff

Interim Music Director

Joe joined the staff  of PCW as the Interim Music Director in April of 2021.

Joe is a versatile conductor, composer, and performer whose background spans classical, popular, and folk styles. Joe is currently a doctoral student in choral conducting at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he has conducted the CCM Chamber Singers and Chamber Choir. Outside of choral music, Joe is also an experienced pianist and guitarist, having led worship from the keyboard and played guitar in numerous funk, rock, and jazz bands.

Joe holds an MM in choral conducting from the Eastman School of Music, and a BA in music and history from Amherst College.