2021 Piano Competition | Dr. Josh Wright
Dr. Josh Wright
Billboard #1 Artist, Adjunct Piano Professor at University of Utah
Billboard #1 artist Dr. Josh Wright has delighted audiences across the United States and in Europe. The Washington Post described him as a pianist possessing “rarer gifts – touch, intelligence and the ability to surprise.” He performed his debut recitals at Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall) and the Kennedy Center (Terrace Theater) in 2014. His self-titled album “Josh Wright” topped the Billboard Classical Traditional chart just three weeks after its release in April 2011. He also performed at Dolby Theater in Los Angeles as part of America's Got Talent Season 9.

He currently serves on the piano faculty at the University of Utah. Josh earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. He earned a Master of Music degree and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Utah. His principal teachers are Dr. Logan Skelton and Dr. Susan Duehlmeier. He has also studied privately with concert pianist, Sergei Babayan. Josh is married to Dr. Lindsey Wright, who earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Utah. In addition to performing, Josh is passionate about teaching. His students have been prizewinners in national and international piano competitions.

He has created numerous online video courses to help students of all ages and abilities improve their technique and musicality. These can be found on his YouTube channel and on his piano course website.