Joseph Polisi

Advisor at Nord Anglia Education


President Emeritus Dr. Joseph W. Polisi led The Juilliard School for 34 years, from 1984 to 2018. Upon stepping down, he was appointed Chief China Officer and supervised the development of The Tianjin Juilliard School in Tianjin, China. Prior to Juilliard, he was Dean of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Dean of faculty at the Manhattan School of Music, and Executive Officer of the Yale University School of Music.

Joseph holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Yale, a degree in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and a degree in political science from the University of Connecticut.


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