Joshua Gailey is a PhD candidate in musicology at Yale University and his dissertation focuses on the factors that influenced the development of the school band movement during the Progressive Era.
Joshua Gailey is a PhD candidate in Music History at Yale University, where he is writing a dissertation that examines how the public school wind band was used as a tool for enacting progressive-era social reforms in the United States and charts the emergence of the American school band industry in the first decades of the twentieth century. Joshua hails from Port Angeles, WA, and he graduated from the University of Washington with bachelor’s degrees in Music History, Trumpet Performance, and Italian Studies. While at the UW, Joshua performed with the UW Wind Ensemble, the UW Symphony Orchestra, and the Seattle Chamber Brass Quintet, as well as with numerous other local orchestras. His teachers at the UW included David Gordon, Justin Emerich, and Allen Vizzutti.
A podcast featuring conversations with teachers, composers, and performers of music for winds and percussion.