Headshot of Joe Hochreiter

An Environmental Scientist (hydrologist) of 50-years, Joe provides private-sector and government clients as Principal at Senior Environmental Consulting, LLC. Joe lives in suburban Bucks County with his wife, Eileen. 

He has served decades in governance at social-service and arts non-profits, starting in 1985 with the Board of Directors of the Red Cross, where he managed Disaster Services and founded the County’s first Homeless Shelter. He is Past President of the Board for the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County, whose members include many of the region’s young classical musicians. He has been part of board leadership at The Counseling Center of Bucks County and at Bristol Riverside Theatre (professional, Actors Equity theatre). 

Joe worked with Don Liuzzi on creating Philadelphia’s All-City Orchestra’s first-ever international tour (Italy) in 2015, and served on the Board of Project 440, the non-profit created in part to support the music students in Philly’s public schools, founded by Joseph Conyers. 

Since March 2021, he hosts the program ‘Free Form Philly’ on non-profit internet radio (TAVN Free Form channel at, a genre-blending music show that highlights musicians from Philadelphia. He periodically interviews new and seasoned professional musicians in Rock, Americana, Jazz, Classical, World and Blues.