Violinist Joseph Maile has been passionate about chamber music and teaching from very early on in his musical studies and he has worked and performed in various ensembles throughout the United States.
As a chamber musician Mr. Maile is a founding member of the San- Francisco-based Telegraph Quartet, an ensemble that straddles equally the works of past and present. Along with the other members of the Telegraph Quartet, Mr. Maile was the recipient of the Senior String Division Gold Medal and Grand Prize at the 2014 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. This past season Mr. Maile has made appearances with the Left Coast Ensemble, Vocallective, the Zivian-Tomkins Duo and Bonnie Hampton. Mr. Maile has also collaborated in past years with numerous artists , including Ian Swensen, Norman Fischer, James Dunham, Roberto Diaz, Menahem Pressler, Gilbert Kalish, Roger Tapping, Donald Weilerstein and composer John Adams. During the summer of 2014, Mr. Maile was invited along with the Telegraph Quartet to participate in the Great Lakes Festival, directed by Paul Katz.
Mr. Maile began his career as an educator at the Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program at Rice University, as a private violin instructor. Mr. Maile is violin faculty at the Pre-College Program of San Francsico Conservatory of Music and has also coached chamber music as interim faculty for the San Francisco Conservatory’s Collegiate Chamber Music Class for 2013/2014 school year. During the previous summer of 2013 Mr. Maile coached chamber music at the Young Artist Program at Yellow Barn Music Festival in Putney, Vermont.
Hailing originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Maile received his Bachelors in Music at the Juilliard School under the tutelage of Itzhak Perlman and Cathy Cho and his Masters in Music at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University with Kathleen Winkler. Mr. Maile also has an Artist Certificate in Chamber Music studying with Ian Swensen and Mark Sokol at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.