Welcome to the website of Indianapolis-based pianist Joshua Espinoza
2/18/16 - Josh is excited to be a part of the 2016 Jazz Under the Dome festival in West Baden, Indiana! Josh will play solo piano on Saturday, March 12, and Sunday, March 13 at Sinclair's Restaurant (West Baden Springs Hotel) from 9a-12p. He'll also be joining the Julie Houston Quartet on Saturday, March 12 from 1p-4p in the West Baden Springs Atrium. Consider taking a short weekend getaway and take advantage of some of the region's best musicians including Mike Hyman, Tad Robinson, and Dave Clark.
2/10/16 - Having competed in the Semi-Final round, Josh wasn't selected for the Final Round, but many congratulations to Gil Scott Chapman, Addison Frei, and Sebastiaan Van Bavel, three extremely talented and deserving pianists! Josh was honored to receive the award for Most Promising Semi-Finalist during the final awards ceremony. He's thankful for the opportunity to travel to South Africa and meet so many wonderful pianists and friends!
1/29/16 - After two rounds at the UNISA International Jazz Piano Competition, Josh is humbled to have been chosen to compete in the semi-finals on Monday, February 1 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is honored to share the stage with some of the best jazz pianists from around the world: Gil Scott Chapman, Addison Frei, Paul Shinn, Sebastiaan Van Bavel, and Lex Korten.
1/22/16 - Josh heads to South African today for the 13th UNISA International Jazz Piano Competition in Pretoria! He is excited to meet other jazz pianists from around the world and is honored for the opportunity to perform internationally! More updates to come!
1/3/16 - Josh is excited to be joining the faculty of Indiana University as a Lecturer in Music for the Spring 2016 term! He will be teaching jazz improvisation and working with the talented students of the Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, IN.
8/26/15 - Beginning in September, Josh will be the new Piano Studio Director at Franklin College in Franklin, IN. Josh will teach piano classes, private applied lessons, as well as coach collaborative pianists in the Franklin College Music Department.
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