Josh Mitchell started his performing career as a bass drummer with Wake Forest Independent, as a founding member, for 4 consecutive seasons from 2010-2013, as well as Carolina Gold Drum & Bugle Corps in 2011 and 2012. He continued his performing with the Phantom Regiment in 2013 and was a member of Matrix Performing Arts in 2014. Josh has served as a percussion instructor for various high schools in VA, NC, IN, MI, and OH. He continued his instruction at Pioneer Drum & Bugle Corps from 2014-2016, where he served as the battery caption head in ’15 and ‘16. He just finished serving as a ’17 bass tech for Legends Drum & Bugle Corps. Josh also recently performed with Matrix International at the 2016 Chiayi City International Band Festival in Chiayi City, Taiwan.
Josh currently serves as the Director of Percussion for Norton High School in Norton, OH. He also performs for the Cleveland Cavaliers with the Qstix entertainment team. Josh is currently in his 4th season of teaching the Matrix Performing Arts Basslines. Josh is an Innovative Percussion Educational Artist.
This will be Josh’s first season on staff with the Phantom Regiment.