Joshua Coffey, trumpet, is a student currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Trumpet Performance from Arizona State University. He has won the Brigham Young University Concerto Competition and Rafael Méndez Orchestral Excerpt Competition, and been awarded prizes in the National Trumpet Competition, MTNA Chamber Music Competition, and Utah Chamber Music Competition. Coffey has appeared as a soloist in ten U.S. states, as well as abroad in Germany, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
He was an invited guest member of the acclaimed Summit Brass in 2017, and has performed with the Phoenix Symphony, West Valley Symphony, Musica Nova, and East Valley Millennial Orchestras. Coffey held a position with the Orchestra at Temple Square performing in tandem with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, during which time he participated in weekly live televised concerts and contributed to three CD/DVD releases.
Coffey was a visiting member of the faculty at Brigham Young University ‒ Idaho for two semesters in 2016, overseeing the trumpet studio, teaching chamber brass and music technology, and performing with faculty ensembles, including the faculty brass quintet. He maintains an ever-growing trumpet studio; his students have received regional and state honors in Arizona, Georgia, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming.