Joseph Long, one of Scotland's finest pianists, is a familiar face on the concert circuit in the UK and abroad. A former pupil of NESMS (studying with David Parkhouse and John Blakely), he now teaches advanced piano studies both at NESMS (since 2000) and at the University of Aberdeen.
Joseph has broadcast and recorded widely, and his performances and recordings of lesser-known works alongside mainstream repertoire have succeeded in bringing the former to a wider audience. With recitals, lecture-recitals and masterclasses in venues as diverse as the Edinburgh Society of Musicians, St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, the Calcutta School of Music and the University of Almería in Spain, Joseph has experience in catering to the needs of many different types of audience.
Joseph maintains a keen interest in musical education and in the imparting of musical knowledge to others. As well as traditional "classical" piano, Joseph's teaching specialisms include jazz improvisation and arrangement, theory (both classical and jazz), composition in many styles, sight-reading, aural skills and general musicianship.
Joseph is a Fellow of the Incorporated Society of Musicians and a long-standing member of the European Piano Teachers Association.