• 1957 – 1963

    Music School of Miloš Ruppeldt in Bratislava (Ervin Hájek)

  • 1963 – 1969

    Conservatory Bratislava (Ladislav František Hrdina)

  • 1970 – 1975

    Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest (Pál Lukács)

  • 1983 – 1986

    Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, doctoral study (Ján Skladaný)

  • 1969 – 1970

    member of the orchestra of Slovak Philharmonic

  • 1975 – 1977

    a 1996 – 2002 viola section leader of Slovak Chamber Orchestra

  • 1969 – 1970

    pedagogue at the Conservatory Bratislava

  • 1975 – 1978

    assistant specialist at Pedagogical Faculty in Trnava

  • 1978 – 1982

    guest professor of viaola at Higher Institute of Music Kuwait

  • od 1982

    pedagogue at Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava (first as external, since 1983 internal pedagogue, 1996 assistant professor)

In addition to his membership in orchestras and his soloist activities, Jozef Hošek cooperated with numerous chamber ensembles as well as leading domestic performers. Besides Slovak performances he played in concerts in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, France, England, Luxemboug, Austria and Japan. He recorded for Slovak Radio Bratislava.

Currently Hošek is focused on pedagogical and methodical activities and he even teaches since finishing studies in Bratislava. Since 1982 he teaches at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (first as external, since 1983 as internal pedagogue, 1996 assistant professor), where he raised numerous graduates. Today they are successful soloists and players of chamber ensembles: Peter Vrbinčík, Peter Šesták, Anna Caudtová, Róbert Lakatoš, Ľudmila Hošková and others. He regularly sits on the juries of international competitions (e.g . International Competition of Soloists in Hradec nad Moravicí in Czech Republic), he is the head of the Competition of Slovak Conservatories in viola playing and the head of school exit exams at the Conservatory in Bratislava.