University of Vermont

Department of Music and Dance

Faculty - Joe Capps

Joe Capps

Joe Capps, Affiliate Artist
Music Technology, jazz guitar, guitar class

  • B.Mus. (Jazz Studies), Berklee College of Music
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Email: Joseph Capps

Joe Capps is an adjunct lecturer of music at the University of Vermont where he teaches private instruction in jazz guitar and beginning group guitar. After Berklee Joe began teaching and performing in Burlington, Vermont, and the regional area. He has had countless performances in clubs, studios, and private engagements as a solo artist as well as a group leader or sideman for various musical ensembles. Joe plays acoustic and electric guitars, electric bass, and keyboards.  Joe also owns and engineers a professional project recording studio Poker Hill, where he has made many CD recordings of his own and other artists. Joe also teaches music technology and studio recording at Johnson State College in Johnson, VT.

Memorable performances: Joe has been the opening act performer for Doc Watson, Paula Poundstone, and Ray Charles.

Faculty Directory

D. Thomas Toner, Department Chair
Paul Asbell, Jazz Guitar
Joe Capps, Jazz Guitar
Nadine Carpenter, Oboe
Tom Cleary, Jazz Piano
Sarah Cullins, Voice
Amber deLaurentis Cleary, Jazz Voice
Melissa Dickerson, Voice
Jeffrey Domoto, Orchestra
Steve Ferraris, Djembe
David Feurzeig, Theory
Anne Janson, Flute
Patricia Julien, Theory, Jazz
Steve Klimowski, Clarinet
Kathleen Kono, Strings
Yutaka Kono, Orchestra
Gerald Lanoue, Bassoon
John Mantegna, Guitar
Andrew Moroz, Jazz Trombone
David Neiweem, Voice, Choirs, Organ
Natalie Neuert, Arts Management
Paul Orgel, Piano
Sylvia Parker, Piano, Theory
Alan Parshley, Horn
Suzanne Polk, Cello
Evelyn Read, Violin/Viola
Patricia Riley, Music Ed.
John Rivers, Jazz Bass
Jeff Salisbury, Drums
Wayne Schneider, History
Heidi Soons, Harp
Clyde Stats, History
Alex Stewart, Jazz
Emily Taubl, Cello
William Tilley, Bass
D. Thomas Toner, Band, Percussion
Ray Vega, Trumpet, Jazz
Robert Wigness, Trombone
Michael Zsoldos, Saxophone