Mr Farley J. Joseph possesses significant experience in the fields of Music Management, Technology and Music Education. As a Live Sound Engineer, he has worked with bands and theatre groups at top venues in Trinidad and Tobago, including: Queen's Hall, Naparima Bowl, The Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA) and the Cipriani College Auditorium. Additionally, he has conducted audio consultancy and workshops in Live Sound Engineering for churches such as Point Fortin Open Bible, Siparia Open Bible and Victorious Kingdom Ambassadors Assembly. In the music management realm Mr. Joseph served as Music Expert for the CARIFORUM region and Local Expert for the Trinidad and Tobago creative industries for Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica. Here he was responsible for value chain mapping and providing recommendations on development strategies for the live and recorded music sectors in CARIFORUM states. Mr. Joseph is also an Assistant Examiner for the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) CAPE Business for the Performing Arts Examination. In addition to his work in Trinidad and Tobago Mr. Joseph was also a Production Assistant at New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, while completing training and internships in the Venue Operation and Production Division at Livestream- a provider of streaming media services and the Sales and Marketing Division RightsFlow- a music licensing agency (now acquired by Google).
Academically, Mr Joseph won the Newman Alexander Prize for the Best Music Major, when he graduated at the top of his Class at the University of the West Indies’ St. Augustine Campus (UWI); with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Musical Arts and a minor in Cultural Studies with First Class Honours. He was then awarded a scholarship by the Trinidad and Tobago Government and earned a Master of Arts Degree in Music Business with a concentration in Music Technology at New York University (NYU). In New York Mr. Joseph studied the Harpsichord with the legendary Elaine Camparone and also undertook studies in Organ and Jazz Piano. Mr Joseph is also the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design from the UWI, and a Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from the Association of Business Executives (ABE) and is a member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) in New York.
His research and professional interests include: Music Industry Education and Training, Music and Entertainment Law, Live Sound Techniques, music copyright valuation and securitization, Caribbean Music Mixing, Entertainment content monetization and emerging models and markets for Caribbean music.