Joshua Godoy was born on Long Island, New York and has been studying
music since the age of 5. He is fluent in both the piano and the French horn
and started writing music when he was nine years old. In high school, Josh
was a member of the marching band, symphonic band, jazz ensemble, and
the Harlequin Players Pit Orchestra.
Josh graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Music
Composition from the University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music. He
later moved to Los Angeles and attended the University of Southern
California's Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program, studying
with such film music greats as Buddy Baker, Elmer Bernstein, Joe Harnell,
Christopher Young, and David Raksin.
In addition to writing and orchestrating music for dozens of films, Josh
was the first Associate Conductor for the Golden State Pops Orchestra,
and has had his work performed by The Golden State Pops, The
Brooklyn Philharmonic, and The Hartford Symphony Orchestra. He has
been awarded the Ed Diemente Composition Award, the Louis
Armstrong Jazz award, the Harry Warren Endowed Scholarship for
Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television, and has won the Malverne
School of Music annual competition every time he has competed.
For more information and samples of his work visit Josh’s website at
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