Louis A. Josephson is a composer from Central New Jersey. He composes for many genres including orchestra, concert band/wind ensemble, jazz, chamber, choir, pop, and musical theater. He is a Composition Major at The Julliard School Pre-College Program. He is a recent graduate of the Pre-College Honors Music Program of Westminster Conservatory in Princeton, New Jersey. At the Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College Summer Program, he studies music composition and conducting. Privately, he studies composition and piano.
At his high school, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, he plays percussion in the Wind Ensemble and Philharmonia, piano in the Jazz Ensemble, sings and music directs in the Acapella group, and performs as an actor and pit musician in his high school musicals. Locally, he has conducted many of his own works. In addition to composing, Louis is an arranger, singer-songwriter, pianist, percussionist, and drummer. Louis spent six summers at Long Lake Camp for the Arts where he enjoyed Music and Performing Arts.
Awards include Make Music Young Composers Contest winner, NAfME Student Composition Competition winner, The Association of Concert Bands Young Composer Competition winner, finalist for the Maurice Ravel International Composition Competition, two-time finalist in the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Contest, and Emerging Composer for the Tribeca New Music Composition Competition.
Louis is published by Wingert-Jones Publications.