Joe_Place_Headshot250pxJoseph D Place

Maestro, Joseph Place, is back! After stepping back for the 2022-2023 Season, Joe has returned to lead the Pops through the new season with a fabulous lineup of concert performances.

Joseph Place was originally selected as the Music Director/Conductor for the Prescott Pops Symphony in April, 2015. He now serves as Executive Director/Conductor for Prescott Symphony Orchestra. A fifth generation Arizona native, Joseph has conducted orchestras, choirs and various ensembles and played trumpet throughout the Southwest for over 30 years. Joseph is a graduate of Grand Canyon University, and studied additionally at the University of Redlands, California. He has served churches as Director of Music in Arizona, California and Texas.

Joseph is excited to carry Prescott Symphony Orchestra’s fantastic history of outstanding performance and emphasis on youth music education into the future. His inspired conducting, passion for orchestral music, and unbounded enthusiasm will make for performances you won’t want to miss!