Dinesh Joseph has held the position of assistant principal timpanist and second percussion with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra since 2003. Dinesh attended the Juilliard School from 1998 to 2002. During that time he was an orchestra fellow at the National Repertory Orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center. After graduating from Juilliard, he went on to complete a Masters of Music at Cleveland State University and served as principal percussionist of the Youngstown Symphony before beginning his tenure in Buffalo. Dinesh also owns his own mallet company, Dragonfly Percussion, which manufactures and markets specialty orchestral mallets.