Joseph Guy is a native of Avon Lake, Ohio. He studied voice with Elizabeth Unis Chesko and Laurie Lashbrook and studied conducting with Ernest Hisey, Betsy Burleigh, Howard Meeker, and Samuel Gordon. He has sung for Robert Shaw, Alice Parker, Frank Jacobs, Ivan Trussler, Maurice Casey, and Robert Page. He was a member of the Robert Page/Cleveland Singers (professional ensemble) for eight seasons. He has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Akron Orchestra Chorus, Myriad, St. John’s Cathedral Choir, VOCI (Voices of Canton Inc.), Summit Choral Society Masterworks Chorale, and various opera choruses. He debuted the role of Sir Francis Knollys at the world premiere of Bain Murray’s Mary Stuart: “A Queen Betrayed”. Joseph earned a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance degree from Cleveland State University and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting degree from The University of Akron, where he was Graduate Teaching Assistant to Dr. Samuel Gordon, Director of Choral Activities.