Josh Goldman is a composer / guitarist / improviser / educator who resides in the United States. He composes / performs music, using acoustic and electronic sources, for various ensembles and settings. Much of his music combines sound and visual elements.
His compositions / performances have been presented at a number of international festivals and conferences, including: Australian Computer Music Conference 2011 (New Zealand), Pulse Fringe Festival 2010 (United Kingdom), Futura Festival 2009 (France), JSEM/MSJ Electroacoustic Festival 2009 (Japan), World Financial Center Winter Garden (USA), IV Jornadas Argentinas de Musica Contemporanea 2008 (Argentina), MusicX Festival (USA), 38th Synthese Festival (France), Computer Art Congress 2008 (Mexico), ICEBOX 02 (South Africa), “The Store” McMurdo Station (Antarctica), ISCM World New Music Festival 2006 (Germany), Signal and Noise 2006 (Canada), 11th International Festival of Electroacoustic Music: ‘Spring in Havana 2006' (Cuba), San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2006 (USA), Musicacoustica 2005: Mix (China), CBGB’s Gallery (USA), Knitting Factory (USA), Jordan Hall (USA) and others.
His compositions / performances have received awards and recognition from Miso Music (Portugal), Institut International de Musique Electroacoustique de Bourges (France), Accademia Musicale Pescarese (Italy), Madrid Abierto (Spain), Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (USA), Ministerio de Cultura de la Junta de Andalucia (Spain), ASCAP (USA) and others.
He has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, the Montana Artists Refuge, the Prairie Center of the Arts, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Ucross Foundation and others.
Mr. Goldman holds degrees from New England Conservatory of Music (BM in music performance) and Brooklyn College, CUNY (MM in music composition). Currently, he is pursuing a doctoral degree in music composition at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM).