Cellist Joshua Morris earned his Master’s degree and Graduate Diploma in Cello Performance at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, studying with Brian Manker. He previously studied with Amir Eldan at Oberlin Conservatory, where he received his Bachelor’s degree.
Morris appeared as soloist with the McGill Symphony Orchestra in November 2017, performing Schumann’s Cello Concerto. In 2016, Morris was named winner of the Schulich School of Music’s Golden Violin Competition, and the Jeunesses Musicales’ Peter Mendell Award.
As cellist of the Milton String Quartet, he won the 2017 Fischoff National Chamber Association Grand Prize and Senior String Division Gold Medal, the 2016 McGill Chamber Music Competition, and participated in the McGill International String Quartet Academy in 2016 and 2017. In addition to his work with the Milton String Quartet, Morris has collaborated with numerous other performing artists such as Jinjoo Cho, Phillip Chiu, and Axel Strauss.
As a composer, Morris has performed his Suite for Solo Cello on numerous occasions, and his Suite for Solo Violin was featured on Oberlin Conservatory’s 2015 Dannenberg Honors Recital. He is a native of Saint Albans, Vermont.