CSA Biographies

Josh Rodriguez, assistant director, chamber and duet camps

Josh Rodriguez studied saxophone, flute, and piccolo with Ray Smith at Brigham Young University, where he performed in concert and jazz bands, jazz quartets, and classical saxophone quartets. He played saxophone, flute, and piccolo in the Utah National Guard Army Band from 1990-1998. As part of his Army Band service, he taught clinics for woodwind players at high schools and junior high schools around the state of Utah. While at BYU, Josh also studied choral conducting with Mac Wilberg, the current conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Josh is currently serving as church organist and choir director. He began coaching string and woodwind chamber music quartets with his wife Laurie Rodruguez in 1997 and He has been a coach and helped select, record, transpose and arrange music every year for the chamber camps. Josh is currently teaching in the Spanish and English Language Learners programs at Rochelle Township High School and has also qualified for a secondary music teaching endorsement in the state of Illinois.