Joshua Weesner

Suzuki ViolinCommunity Music School
Joshua Weesner

Multi-talented Joshua Weesner is a violinist, composer, songwriter, arranger, orchestrator, and recording engineer. His violin training began in childhood as a Suzuki student under Margie Keller. At the young age of 14 his studies continued at UNCSA under the tutelage of Kevin Lawrence. He also attended competitive summer programs such as the Meadowmount School of Music, Killington Music Festival, and the Henry Mancini Institute.

Weesner has six years of experience teaching violin to students age four through adult, from beginner to pre-college level. He is currently managing the Suzuki Violin program at the Community Music School. He has been a contract member of the Winston-Salem Symphony, the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, and the Chattanooga Symphony. As a recording artist and touring musician, he has performed with Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys, the Collection, Martha Bassett, and many more.

He has also enjoyed an extensive career providing custom music services for touring stage productions. For seven years, he worked for the music notation software company Notion Music. His positions there included Quality Assurance Lead, Sound Editor, and Manager of Live Services. With Notion Music as well as independently, Joshua has been the Associate Music Supervisor for the national and international touring productions of: "Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan", "The Wizard of Oz", "Annie", "Baayork Lee's A Chorus Line", "Jekyll and Hyde", "Franco Dragone's India Circus", and "Kung Fu Panda". Weesner is very knowledgeable about music technology and is an accomplished recording engineer, composer, song writer, orchestrator and arranger. He is currently composing original music for a video game with Razor Edge Games.