A Turtle’s Tribute:
Bio from program for December 1980 concert.
Joel appeared throughout the United States in numerous productions of well-known musicals, which include Caberet; How To Succeed in Business; Sweet Charity; Camelot; Man of La Mancha; No, No, Nanette; South Pacific; Promises, Promises; and Mame. He also performed in musical revues, industrial shows, operas, and oratorios. He was a featured performer in productions of The Marriage of Figaro; Dialogues of the Carmelites; Messiah; and Bach’s Mass in b minor. Joel was a Summa Cum Laude graduate of North Texas State University, where he studied voice with Pattye Johnstone. He received dance training from George Skibine and David Kirby.
In addition to maintaining a busy schedule of solo work, he was a computer programmer for Hou-Len Medical Enterprise.
Joel passed away in May, 1984.
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