Won the worldwide music producer competition (www.listenandexchange.com) SIX years in a row (only one to win more than twice and win EVERY year of the competition).
Creates live fully scored arrangements for a 22 person big band/jazz band (www.texasjazzcentral.com).
Composed, arranged, and produced pop, ac, children's/folk, and broadway/show songs for individual male and female artists as well as for duets. The Sara Jo Dunstan version of "Our Journey" peaked on the Sounclick.com pop/musical charts at 1 for the US and 3 overall.
Written classical music for both string chamber ensembles as well as a string/piano sextet which were performed live. Concentrates on music which 'sounds' like 18th and 19th century classical. Composed, arranged, and produced both electronic and live fully orchestrated scores as well as thematic melodies/songs for tv / film and music used in conjunction with visualizations at a men's retreat weekend (www.mkp.org).
Audio and sound producer for Houston Grand Opera (HGO) To Go. Member of ASCAP, Society Of Composers, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (Screen Composers Association), The Recording Academy (Grammys), and Women In Film And Television (WIFT).
Primary contact at www.facebook.com/joelirwin. Has a more extensive list of musical selections at: www.icompositions.com/artists/Joelirwin Performances of his music/works can be watched at: www.youtube.com/joelirwin