Joseph Mitchell

Joseph Mitchell

College of Arts & Humanities



(310) 243-3947

Joseph Mitchell, M.F.A.

La Corte Hall A339
(310) 243-3947

Office Hours for Spring 2019:
Thursday 12-1:20pm

Percussion Teaching Studios
La Corte Hall D203-Music Studio #9
La Corte Hall D205-Music Studio #8


Joseph D. Mitchell is active as a performer and educator in southern California. As a performer he has worked with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Long Beach Symphony, Pacific Symphony, and the Los Angeles Opera. He has performed with Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, the Final Fantasy Orchestra at Dolby Theater, and other R&B and Pop artists. Additionally, Mr. Mitchell has recorded with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Master Chorale, and several popular music artists including Fantasia and Adrianna Evans. In May of 2018 Mr. Mitchell toured five cities in China with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra. Currently Joseph serves as adjunct professor of music at California State University Dominguez Hills and El Camino College. Mr. Mitchell received the Bachelor of Music degree from CSUN and the Master of Fine Arts degree from UCLA. He has studied with Clarence Johnston, Karen Ervin, Luis Conte, Naoko Takada Sharp, Charlie Shoemake, and Mitchell Peters