Joshua Taylor Lott is a current graduate student at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is currently studying wind conducting and works with multiple wind ensembles including the UTEP Marching Miners, Wind Symphony, Symphony Band, Concert Band, Horn Choir, and Brass Choir. In addition to working with wind ensembles, he also works with the UTEP Concert Chorale, Chamber Choir, and the Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs. Joshua Lott is the current sponsor for the Alpha Chi colony of Kappa Kappa Psi at UTEP.
Mr. Lott received his Bachelor’s in Music Education from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas in 2010 where he studied under Dr. Matthew McInturf and Dr. Peggy DeMers. At Sam Houston State University, he was involved with the SHSU Symphony Orchestra and the SHSU Wind Ensemble. Following his education at Sam Houston State University, he began his professional public school teaching career at Americas High School in El Paso, Texas where he served as the Director of Choirs. While at Americas High School, he taught the Varsity Mixed Choir, the Intermediate Women’s Choir, the Beginning Men’s and Women’s Choirs, the Americas High School Glee club, and the Americas High School Rockapella Choir. At UIL his choirs received many superior ratings.
Joshua Lott is affiliated with multiple organizations that serve music and the community. Mr. Lott is a life member of Tau Beta Sigma, Alpha Omicron from Sam Houston State University. He is also a collegiate member of the Nu Lambda chapter of Phi Mu Alpha at UTEP. He also is a member of the Texas Bandmaster’s Association, Texas Music Educator’s Association, and the Texas Choral Director’s Association.