Joseph F. Tyldesley is a prolific composer, and his original music is performed frequently. In 2013, Jim Mayhew premiered and recorded Joseph's Sonata for Native American Flute and Piano. Mr. Tyldesley has been commissioned on a number of occasions. Notably, he was commissioned by the Bank of America Celebrity Series in Boston for a performance by pianist Sergey Shepkin. Recently in 2013 he was commissioned by cantor Daniel Mutlu to write a mixed quintet for Beth Israel Congregation in Houston, Texas. Joseph holds a PhD in music composition and theory from Brandeis University and a BA with distinction in composition from New England Conservatory, and his music is published by Hal Leonard.