Joseph Boboige is currently a graduate student at Boise State University pursing a degree in oboe performance and works as a graduate assistant with the Blue Thunder Marching Band. He received a Bachelors of Science in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2014.
As an educator, he was the director of vocal and instrumental music at Boyer Valley Middle School High School in Dunlap, IA for the 2015-16 school year. There he worked with the 6th grade general choir and music class, 6th grade band, 7th and 8th grade choir and band, high school band and choir, pep band, and show choir. While there, he also worked with a number of independent study private students, ran a junior high conference choir festival, and worked to create a larger musical presence with the community.
Before teaching in Iowa, he worked with the DuBois Area High School Marching Band and Indoor Percussion ensembles as an arranger and staff member from 2010-2012 and 2014-15. He also participated as a member of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Marching Band, The Legend, as an assistant drum major for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. During this time he worked at the IUP Drum Major Academy as a counselor. In 2014, he was given the opportunity to write the vocal and incidental music for a production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest at Indiana University of PA.
Joseph has studied music composition with Dr. David Martynuik, oboe with Brian Simpson, Dr. Stephanie Caulder, and Dr. Jeanne Belfy, and conducting with Dr. Jason Worzbyt, Dr. Jack Stamp, and Mr. Marcellus Brown.