Biography of Musica Bella Orchestra member Josh Goldstein

Joshua Goldstein, trumpet, received his B.M. from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, where he was a scholarship student of Roy Poper, and his M.M. from the North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied with Raymond Mase as a graduate assistant. Joshua is a Kenan Fellow at Lincoln Center Institute, and serves as a member of the trumpet faculty at the Bloomingdale School of Music in Manhattan. He has performed with the North Carolina Symphony, the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, and the Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Symphony. While a student at the Aspen Music Festival and School, he performed with the Aspen Chamber Symphony and the Aspen Festival Orchestra with conductors David Zinman, David Robinson, James DePriest, and Alan Gilbert. At the Aspen Festival he also took part in reading sessions with the American Brass Quintet. He has appeared as a soloist thoughout France and Italy, performing Copland’s Quiet City with the North Carolina School of the Arts Festival Orchestra under the direction of Serge Zehnacker. He has been a featured soloist with the Western Piedmont Symphony in North Carolina, where he has held the position of acting principal, and third trumpet. As part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association’s education department, Joshua has given hundreds of young people in the Los Angeles Unified School District their first encounters with classical music.

Musica Bella concerts: December 8, 2002; March 23, 2003; May 18, 2003; June 21, 2003; October 19, 2003; November 30, 2003

This bio last updated March 26, 2003