Joseph Duchi, retired Associate Professor of Trombone at The Ohio State University, is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he earned both the BM and MM degrees. Before coming to Ohio State, Duchi held the position of Assistant Conductor of Bands and Assistant Professor of Low Brass at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. While in Amherst, he gave numerous trombone clinics, adjudicated several state contests, and participated in many concerts with Mt. Holyoke, Smith, and Amherst College groups.
His performance experience includes three seasons with the Springfield (Massachusetts) Symphony Orchestra and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Duchi is also a former member of the Fifth U.S. Army Band, where he often performed as soloist and assistant conductor as well as a former faculty member at the National Music Camp in Interlochen, MI. He is currently the Bass Trombonist in the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, member of the Ohio Brass Quintet, and trombonist with the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra of Columbus.