Joshua Espinoza

Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Camp

Instructor of Jazz Piano, Morehead State University

M.M. Jazz Studies, Indiana University
B.M. Piano Performance, Furman University

Joshua Espinoza is Instructor of Jazz Piano at Morehead State University where he teaches applied classical and jazz piano, jazz theory, jazz arranging, and directs a large jazz ensemble. He has performed with notable artists including Joel Spencer, Wycliffe Gordon, Rick Simerly, Marietta Simpson, Joe Lulloff, and Pat Harbison, and on national stages including the Jazz Kitchen (Indianapolis) and Piccolo Spoleto (Charleston).

Mr. Espinoza has performed as a classical soloist and chamber musician in both the U.S. and Italy. He has studied classical repertoire with Jean-Louis Haguenauer, Ruby Morgan, and George Kiorpes, and jazz with Luke Gillespie, Matt Olson, and Keith Davis.

Before his appointment at Morehead State, Mr. Espinoza was Associate Instructor of Music Theory at Indiana University and an instructor for the IU Young Pianists program. At Interlochen, Mr. Espinoza teaches intermediate classical piano as well as intermediate and high school introduction to jazz piano classes.