Joshua DeScherer

Composer and double bassist Joshua DeScherer (b. 1977) began his musical studies in the preparatory division at Manhattan School of Music, and has earned degrees in music from Colby College, Tufts University, and the University at Buffalo. His compositions have been performed by The Sage City Symphony and the Tufts University New Music Ensemble, as well as by various soloists and chamber ensembles. Joshua plays bass with the Colby and Bowdoin symphony orchestras and has given solo recitals at Hallwalls (Buffalo, NY) and Kennebec Valley Community College. He currently teaches at Kennebec Valley Community College and the University of Maine at Augusta.