Joseph Morris

Instrument: Clarinet

Education: University of Southern California and the Colburn Conservatory of Music

Hometown: Los Gatos, California

Neighborhood: Mt. Adams

Joined the CSO in 2020

Professional experiences: Principal Clarinet of Pacific Symphony (2016 - 2020), Principal Clarinet of Sarasota Opera (2015 - 2016), Principal Clarinet of Madison Symphony Orchestra (2013 - 2016)

Inspiration as a musician: The incredible musicianship of my colleagues and the natural beauty of the world around us.

Current playlist: It's usually a pretty eclectic mix! At the moment it's Pink Martini, Snarky Puppy, Lizzo, Jacob Collier, and Martin Fröst

Favorite things to do in Cincinnati? Walking around Eden Park and trying all the great local craft beer.

Hobbies: Hiking, photography and cooking.