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Joshua Horsch

Conductor and pianist Joshua Horsch recently made his conducting debut with
the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra while being mentored by BSO Music Director Marin Alsop at the June 2012 Conductors Guild Workshop. Currently, Joshua is a doctoral fellow and graduate assistant at the University of Colorado Boulder where he serves as Co-Music Director/Conductor of the Campus Symphony, Assistant Conductor for the Symphony Orchestra, and as an instructor of piano in the Continuing Education Division. Since his acclaimed debut in 2010, Joshua has served as a festival artist with the Newport Music Festival where he works as a conductor and pianist. From 2010-2012, Joshua was on the conducting staff of Boston Opera Collaborative where he served as Music Director for the fall 2011 production of “Opera Goes to Hell” and as Assistant Music Director/Conductor for the fall 2010 production of Mark Adamo’s “Little Women.” Joshua spent two years as the Music Director of Portsmouth Abbey School where he directed the orchestra, choirs, musical theater productions, jazz ensemble, a cappella groups, and chamber ensemble. As part of both the 2008 and 2011 International Conductors Festival in Kiev, Ukraine, Joshua conducted eight concerts with the Lyatoshinsky Chamber Orchestra at the National House of Organ and Chamber Music in Kiev. As a participant in the renowned Oregon Bach Festival Master Class in choral-orchestral conducting, Joshua conducted the Grammy Award winning Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra and Chorus while studying with celebrated Bach conductor/scholar Helmuth Rilling. At the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Joshua studied with Baltimore Symphony Music Director Marin Alsop and legendary conducting pedagogue Gustav Meier. As a four time participant in the International Conducting Workshop and Festival, Joshua has conducted the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic and the Orquestra Filharmonia de Chihuahua while studying with prominent conducting pedagogues Gustav Meier, Larry Rachleff, and Donald Schleicher. As a pianist, Joshua has performed across the United States at venues such as the U.S. State Department and An Die Musik Live! in Baltimore, MD. Joshua has previously served as a piano instructor at the International School of Music in Bethesda, MD and at the Central Pennsylvania Arts Conservatory. Joshua received a Master of Music degree in Orchestral Conducting from the Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Ithaca College.

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