Welcome to the website of percussionist Joseph Van Hassel. Follow the links for more information.


-I am happy to announce that my wife Stephanie and I purchased the publishing company Media Press. Lots of great contemporary music! Check out the website (mediapressmusic.com), Facebook Page (Media Press Music), Twitter (@mediapressmusi1), and Instagram (@mediapressmusic). We are working hard to continually update things, so keep checking back!

-I am very pleased to announce that I have joined Yamaha Concert Percussion as an Artist / Endorser.

-My piece "The Cryptic Blue Planet Lake" for beginning percussion quintet is now published by PerMus Publications.

-I am very excited to announce that I have begun working as a full-time percussion faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke!

-My new CD "Correlates: Solo Percussion Commissions" is available for purchase at the Soundset Recordings and Equilibrium Recordings websites. It is also available on iTunes, Amazon, and various other places.

-My piece "Response (after Brun)" for solo percussion and fixed electronics is now published by Media Press.

-I am happy to announce that I have been invited to join the Percussive Arts Society's New Music / Research Committee.

-Check out "Upcoming Performances" for a list of concert dates. More to come soon!

-Be sure to check out my YouTube channel (it's very creatively entitled "Joseph Van Hassel")

-Check out the "Links" tab for audio and video recordings of Roger Braun's "Transformations" for prepared solo vibraphone (a very cool piece that I recorded in Summer 2013)