Joe Hocking began his tenure as Assistant Dean at Cab Calloway in 2006. Dr Hocking was the Choral Director at Conrad Middle School from 1991-98 and at Dickinson High School from 1998-2006. Dr. Hocking has prepared choruses for Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts production of “Hansel and Gretel” and for the Wilmington run of the Broadway tour “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” He co-founded and conducted the Brandywine Hundred Choral Society in Wilmington, Delaware from 1998-2002. Prior to relocating to the East Coast, Dr. Hocking served as Choral Director at Midwest City (Oklahoma) High School. Dr. Hocking also served as Assistant Conductor for Oklahoma City’s Canterbury Choral Society and as Assistant to the Director of Choral Activities at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Hocking received a Certificate of Administration from Wilmington College, a Master’s Degree and Doctoral of Musical Arts Degree both in Choral Conducting from the University of Oklahoma at Norman and a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Central Oklahoma at Edmond. Dr. Hocking resides in Wilmington with his wife Sara and their children, Ellie and Ian.
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