“an excellent example of what’s good about the future of music”

– Demondrae Thurman, euphonium soloist


Joel Collier has won numerous awards as a soloist, including first place at the 2012 North American Brass Band Championship and second place in 2016 at the same contest.


Joel is always accepting new students in the Louisville, KY area and online via Skype. Use the contact forms to find out more.


Dr. Collier is presently based in Louisville, KY as the Divisional Music Director for The Salvation Army’s Kentucky-Tennessee Division. He is also the Vice President of the North American Brass Band Association.


Joel is also a composer and arranger, with several titles for brass band and choir already published. His compositions can be heard on numerous recordings, including his own solo CD, and the National Capital Band release – A Musical Offering.

Take Lessons with Joel

Half hour - $40 Full Hour - $75

– Performance Videos –

Alder Dialogues for Euphonium and Marimba

Dialogues for Euphonium and Marimba – Samuel Adler Joel Collier, Euphonium Laurel Black, Marimba

Carnival of Venice

Joel Collier and Ryan Stees – Euphonium JMU Wind Symphony – Dr. Stephen Bolstad Recorded February 27, 2016