Joel Gibbs joined the viola section of the Utah Symphony in 2011. He is also a member of the Grant Park Orchestra in Chicago, and a former member of the Dallas Symphony and the Louisville Orchestra. He is originally from St. Louis, Missouri.
Mr. Gibbs holds performance degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, having studied with Lewis Rosove, Myron Kartman and Yuan-Qing Yu. In his free time, he enjoys running and hiking, and he hopes never to run out of new territory to explore in the Wasatch Mountains.