Joseph is the founder and president of Metadesign Associates. Born in Philadelphia, he studied music composition at the Philadelphia Musical Academy and Temple University’s Graduate School of Music. He has composed works for mixed instrumental/vocal ensembles, film, video, theater and dance. In 1977 he founded The Relâche Ensemble, which evolved into Relâche, Inc. a presenting and producing organization in support of the Relâche Ensemble. He served as founding executive and artistic director of Relâche until 1998.