Joshua Anderson is an active orchestral and chamber musician and has given performances in such venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall. Joshua holds the position of Principal Clarinet with the Reno Philharmonic and has played under the baton of such conductors as Valery Gergiev and Peter Oundjian. As a chamber musician, Joshua has performed internationally alongside members of the New York and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras. He is a member of the Four Corners Ensemble, which was recently in residence at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and is an artist member of the Jimo Ancient City Chamber Music Festival in Qingdao, China. Additionally, he is currently a member of the International Clarinet Festival 2022 Artistic Leadership Team, which is preparing for the ICA 2022 Festival in Reno, Nevada.
Joshua has worked as a teaching artist for Yale's Music in Schools Initiative, the MPulse Clarinet Institute, the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival Young Artist Program and the Lake Tahoe Music Camp. He currently serves on the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno as Assistant Professor of Clarinet and is an artist member of the instrumental branch of the Collaborative Piano Institute held at Louisana State University.
Joshua attended the Interlochen Arts Academy and holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory, the Yale University School of Music and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a Backun Artist and performs on Backun Lumière Clarinets.
- DMA, Clarinet, University of Michigan, 2018
- MM, Yale University School of Music, 2015
- B.M., Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, 2013