Josiah Boothby

Josiah Boothby is a versatile hornist devoted to new music, with a particular focus on improvisation and creative collaboration with composers and other artists. Josiah has performed at Warsaw Autumn Music Festival as a soloist in collaboration with composer Ewa Trębacz, and is a member of Artemisia Winds, a chamber ensemble built around a core trio with composer/performers Angelique Poteat and Ryan Hare. As an orchestral musician, Josiah is a member of the Boise Philharmonic and the Yakima Symphony, and has performed frequently with the Seattle Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, and Seattle Modern Orchestra. In addition, Josiah is a member of the Jim Knapp Orchestra, a 13-piece jazz band, and in December Josiah can also be found playing in a nine-piece jazz band accompanying the glamorous Land of the Sweets: A Burlesque Nutcracker. When not playing his horn or teaching, Josiah can be found hiking and climbing around the Pacific Northwest, blues dancing, or staying in to engage in kitchen alchemy.