Biography

I was very impressed with…the very deep and meaningful range of musicality that he displayed…I’ve rarely met someone who is as seriously committed to the performance, composition, and teaching of music as Joshua.

—Ike Van Meter, Director of Institutional Sales, Steinway Piano Galleries

Joshua’s performance of Ravel’s Jeux d’eau…was just one of the fine examples of his wonderful musical maturity.

—Dr. Soohyun Yun, Assistant Professor of Piano, Kennesaw State University

…[H]is musical intuition and devotion to great artistic integrity are to be modeled by developing performers.

—John-Thomas Burson, Trumpeter and Educator

Composer and pianist Joshua Martin has garnered recognition across the greater Atlanta area as both a creator and executor of musical arts. He was the 2012 recipient of the Henry Mancini Trophy sponsored by the Atlanta Steinway Society and the 1st Place Winner of the Kennesaw State University Brass Fanfare Composition Competition. In 2011, the KSU School of Music commissioned him as guest soloist of the Jewish Education Alliance Speaker Series held in Savannah, Georgia. He has collaborated with award-winning soloists as well as the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Steinway Society, First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Due West United Methodist Church, Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, the Marietta Country Club, and the Jolley Lodge.

Mr. Martin serves as lead pianist at Christ Fellowship Baptist Church, previously at the First Baptist Church of Woodstock as a pianist, violinist, and conductor. In addition, he has sung with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Georgia Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and the KSU Chorale. He holds a B.M. in Piano Performance from Kennesaw State University and studied under internationally-distinguished pianist Dr. Robert Henry and composer Jennifer Mitchell.