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Joshua Teague



Biography

Joshua is a senior in high school, with a concentration in saxophone at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC. He has been afforded the opportunity to study under the tutelage of renowned saxophonist Davey Yarborough, but Joshua’s father first taught him to play when he was eleven years old. He developed an instant love for the instrument. Although he loves playing and listening to all types of music, jazz is his favorite. Joshua was selected to be a part of the DCPS Study Abroad Program where he did a language immersion program in Nice, France. He is a member of the National Honor Society, the New Washingtonians, and a member of the summer internship by the Washington Arts Institute. He is the drum major for the school’s marching band, “The Radical Elite Show Band”. He also serves as a school ambassador. Joshua has recently been awarded a tuition scholarship from the Posse Foundation to attend the University Of Rochester this fall where he plans to pursue a major in Physics/Optics and a minor in Music Performance. Joshua currently resides with his parents and two brothers in Chantilly, Virginia.

Watch Past Performances

Video 3/16/2019: Youth Arts EXPLOSION … Moving Full STEAM Ahead!

The Reston Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and the Washington, DC Chapter of The Society Incorporated, co-sponsors a bi-annual “Youth Arts Showcase Explosion … Moving Full STEAM Ahead” event, in collaboration with the Community Initiatives Education Division of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. This year, six exceptionally talented African American High School seniors, from the DMV area, will showcase their talents on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium stage. Each competing student will be awarded a scholarship for advancing their education and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM). Also, separate workshops will be held with parents of the students, and with the students to provide guidance on, “Having a Successful College Experience”, and, “Paving the Way to a Successful Performing Career.

March 16 - Joshua Teague