Joshua Arnoldy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Composition from Kansas State University and is in pursuit of a Master’s degree in Music Composition from the University of Houston. He grew up in Downs, KS, a rural town in North Central Kansas. His love for music began in middle school after beginning to play the saxophone.
Joshua participated in several ensembles at Kansas State University, including the Golden Apple Saxophone Quartet, Woodwind Ensemble, University Band, KSU Marching Band, Wind Symphony, and Wind Ensemble. In these ensembles, Joshua has played all of the four major saxophones, clarinet, and flute.
As a soloist, Joshua currently studied saxophone under the direction of Dr. Anna Marie Wytko. You can find recordings of his and other notable saxophone works here.
Joshua has studied composition under composers Dr. Craig Weston and Dr. Rob Smith. Joshua is a developing composer with a variety of works written and available for purchase.