Dr. Josh Song
Dr. Song’s Education:
- D.M.A. Jazz Performance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- M.M. Jazz Performance, New York University
- B.M. Music Performance, Berklee College of Music
More About Dr. Song:
Josh Song is a guitarist, composer, and educator with expertise in jazz composition and contemporary classical music. Currently, he is completing his doctoral degree in Jazz Performance with a cognate in Music Composition at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2018). Mr. Song received his master of Music degree from New York University in 2011, where he worked with numerous renowned pedagogues including John Scofield and Wayne Krantz. Mr. Song has extensive teaching experience, including as adjunct faculty of guitar at NYU (2009-2011), and most recently as Jazz Guitar Teaching Assistant at UIUC (2013-2015). Mr. Song thrives on teaching students a wide variety of musical styles from jazz to classical to popular song. His compositions and arrangements have been performed by numerous ensembles in jazz clubs and other live music venues from New York City to Champaign-Urbana, where his works were performed regularly by the University of Illinois Guitar Ensemble.