La Société de Musique de Chambre du Lakeshore

The Lakeshore Chamber Music Society

Joshua Morris

An avid chamber musician and soloist, Joshua Morris recently received his Master’s degree and is currently pursuing a Graduate Diploma in Cello Performance at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, where he studies with Brian Manker. Morris is the cellist of the Milton String Quartet, with whom he has won the 2017 Fischoff National Chamber Association Grand Prize and Senior String Division Gold Medal, the 2016 McGill Chamber Music Competition, and participated in the McGill International String Quartet Academy in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Morris was named winner of the Schulich School of Music’s Golden Violin Competition, and Jeunesses Musicales’ Peter Mendell Award. Highlights of 2017 include performances of Schumann’s Cello Concerto as soloist with the McGill Symphony Orchestra, and an all-Russian program of cello & piano works performed at the Four Seasons Centre in Toronto with duo partner Karnsiri Laothamatas. In addition to his work with the Milton String Quartet, Morris has collaborated with numerous other performing artists such as Jinjoo Cho, Phillip Chiu, and Axel Strauss. He is a native of Saint Albans, Vermont.