Q&A with Past TYMC Student: Josh Gastelum

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What you do…
I am music composition major at the Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona.

Musical interests…
I work with church musicians for non-profit events and I’m working towards becoming a professional composer. I love to listen, play and compose classical music (particularly programmatic works)! I occasionally play in Christian/worship bands or help write and play for non-profit theatrical productions.

Musical accomplishments…
I have had the honor of attending Rocky Ridge Music Camp on a $7,000 scholarship. I have also received two merit based tuition scholarships for my education at the Fred Fox School of Music.

Update on your current life…
As of now, I’m working toward my Bachelor’s of Music Composition degree and enjoying life!

Goals for the future…
Eventually, I would like to compose professionally (possibly even for small ensembles/orchestras).

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