Ohio native Joshua Boggs comes to Emory & Henry College from Indiana, where he taught and directed ensembles at the university level. Mr. Boggs has held conducting fellowships with the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Princeton Festival, and Big Sky Choral Initiative, studying with Simon Carrington, Jan Harrington, Donald Nally, and mentor Carmen-Helena Téllez. Under his direction, choirs have performed major works with orchestra, with performances including interdisciplinary components such as visual projections and staging. At Emory, he teaches courses in the choral, vocal, and musicianship areas, and also directs the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.
Mr. Boggs, a countertenor, also maintains an active profile as a soloist and recitalist. Past solo engagements include Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms with the Central Ohio Symphony, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, with baritone Nathan Gunn in the title role, and interdisciplinary performances of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with the Jessica Lang Dance Company. He holds degrees in voice and conducting from Ohio Wesleyan University and the University of Notre Dame, respectively, where he is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting.