A graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music holding an Honours degree in Music and Education, Joe has since worked extensively worldwide as a performer, composer, producer and music director. Artists include Andrea Bocelli, Smokey Robinson, Ronan Keating and Jimmy Barnes. Music Direction credits include Tap Dogs, David Campbell, iOTA and Human Nature. Joe also performed in the Helpmann Award winning Smoke & Mirrors with iOTA, directed by Craig Ilott and is currently the musical director, arranger and music producer on Velvet featuring Marcia Hines.
"The delicious sounds of Joe Accaria, (who was giving us Daft Punk and Mark Ronson vibes) greet you, making you feel like you’re walking into New York’s famous Studio 54"
"Everything happens to the beat provided by Joe Accaria’s drums, and he is impressive."
"Mix-master Joe Accaria overseas proceedings from the DJ booth, punctuating the soundtrack with inspired bursts of live percussion."
Joe has had the pleasure to perform and recorded with many greats including Andrea Bocelli, Smokey Robinson, Ronan Keating, Robbie Williams, Cyndi Lauper Anthony Warlow, Tina Arena, Wendy Matthews, Yothu Yindi and Jimmy Barnes.