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Joe Solomon Badion

Joe Solomon Badion

Biography

Joe is a recent graduate of Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, where he earned a Bachelors of Music in Music Education and studied Portuguese in the Weinberg School of Arts and Sciences. He is currently the Music/Choir teacher at Hawthorne Scholastic Academy in Chicago Public Schools.

During his time at Northwestern University, Joe worked on numerous student and department musical theatre productions and Co-Music Directed the 77th Annual Dolphin Show: Hello, Dolly! In addition to singing with the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble, University Singers, and University Chorale, Joe sang Tenor II and served as Music Director for Freshman Fifteen A Cappella and helped to produce the group’s 2018 album ILU. ​A versatile arranger, orchestrator, and multi-instrumentalist, he is comfortable writing for vocal and instrumental ensembles of any size. 

Originally from Westport, Connecticut, Joe is a graduate of Staples High School. He is an avid home cook, cyclist, animal lover, podcast listener, and Dungeons & Dragons enthusiast!

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Keyboard Programmer
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Home Studio Whiz
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Bass, Keyboard

My Instruments

  • Bass - electric
  • Bass - upright
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Ukulele
  • Voice

Software

  • Ableton
  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • QLab

Affiliations

  • NAfME

Pronouns

  • He/Him