Josh Wright

2021-05-14 11:28:00

Dr. Josh Wright has delighted audiences across the United States and in Europe. The Washington Post described him as a pianist possessing “rarer gifts – touch, intelligence and the ability to surprise.” He performed his debut recitals at Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall) and the Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater) in 2014. His self-titled album “Josh Wright” topped the Billboard Classical Traditional chart just three weeks after its release in April 2011. He also performed at Dolby Theater in Los Angeles as part of America's Got Talent Season 9. He currently serves on the piano faculty at the University of Utah. 

Josh earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. He earned a Master of Music degree and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Utah. He has also studied privately with concert pianist, Sergei Babayan. Josh has been a prizewinner in numerous competitions, including the 2015 National Chopin Competition, the 2014 Washington International Piano Competition, the 2013 Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition, the 2013 Rosamond P. Haeberle Piano Award competition, and the 2010 Seattle International Piano Competition. He has released 7 albums and has performed with numerous symphony orchestras.