Conductor and harpsichordist Joseph Gascho enjoys a varied career as a baroque keyboardist - performing as a soloist and collaborative artist; conducting opera, orchestra and choir; editing and arranging scores; and teaching and lecturing. He has won numerous grants and prizes, including first prize in the 2002 Jurow International Harpsichord Competition. In addition to numerous performances in the United States, he served as claveciniste repetiteur and directed a chamber music program at the Academie d'Art-Lyrique in Aix-en-Provence, France. He is currently completing his doctorate at the University of Maryland. He teaches at the George Washington University and at Oberlin Conservatory's Baroque Performance Institute.