Violin; Chamber Music
Joshua Peckins, violinist, has performed throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia, from Carnegie Hall to Beijing’s Performing Arts Center. Having played chamber music and recitals in the United States, Paris, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Japan, and Canada, he was also invited to give pedagogical lectures and workshops in Japan - broadcast on national television - and has taught both locally in the Boston area and in Europe, specifically in Vienna from 2009 until 2012.
A member of the Boston Philharmonic, Discovery Ensemble, Camerata New England, and regular performer with Music at Eden’s Edge, Manchester Summer Chamber Music, and the annual Blance Moyece Bach concerts at Marlboro, Peckins has an active concert schedule. Current seasons include the Brahms Concerto with the Merrimack Valley Philharmonic and solo recitals at Boston’s Old South Church and in greater New England (MA, NH). First appearing as soloist with orchestra at age 11, Joshua has performed concerti and solo works by Mendelssohn, Sarasate, Mozart, Bach, Haydn, and John Williams.
Truly an international musician and teacher, he has performed for the Austrian federal president (also broadcast on national television), performed on the Artist Series of the Bled Festival in Slovenia and at the Salzburg Festival, given a solo recital in the renowned Figaro Hall of Palace Pálffy (where Mozart himself presented his “The Marriage of Figaro”), and recorded a special scale system for the Vienna University of Music. Students from the United States, Japan, England, Israel, Canada, Poland, Iran, and China have ranged from beginners to conservatory level students and performing professionals.
Post.Grad Vienna University of Music, MM Yale School of Music, BM New England Conservatory. Chamber music faculty at New England Conservatory Preparatory School and Rivers School Conservatory. Violin faculty at the Concord Conservatory and Winsor School.