Joshua Horsch

American conductor Joshua Horsch is an extremely versatile musician working in both the operatic and symphonic repertoire.  Recently named the winner of the American Prize in Opera Conducting, Joshua’s recent and upcoming conducting engagements include Glory Denied and The Tender Land with Des Moines Metro Opera, L’elisir d’amore and La Cenerentola with Opera Las Vegas, The Cunning Little Vixen with Opera Steamboat, H.M.S. Pinafore and Glory Denied with Tri-Cities Opera, and Glory Denied with Pensacola Opera. With a diverse repertoire of over forty operas and a broad spectrum of orchestral and choral works, Joshua has recently held positions as a conductor/coach/chorus master on the music staff of Michigan Opera Theatre, Florida Grand Opera, North Carolina Opera, Opera Saratoga, Pensacola Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Opera Columbus, the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, the Newport Music Festival, Seagle Music Colony, CU New Opera Workshop, and the Colorado Music Festival.  Joshua’s guest and workshop conducting includes work with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Omaha Symphony, the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra and Chorus, the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquestra Filharmonia de Chihuahua, the Lyatoshinsky Chamber Orchestra, the Colorado New Music Ensemble, the Boston Opera Collaborative, and the Boulder Bach Festival.  Joshua studied conducting and piano at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Pennsylvania State University, and Ithaca College.