Josh Carlson is a freelance percussionist/drummer in the Minneapolis/St.Paul area. After spending 6 years touring with a Nashville country artist, he’s excited to be back home in Minnesota!
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Music from Gustavus Adolphus College, where he studied percussion with Bob Adney, timpani with Peter Kogan, and drum set with Dave Hanzel.
He has performed with the South Dakota Symphony, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Minneapolis Pops Orchestra, Minnesota Sinfonia, VocalEssence, Minnesota Dance Theatre, Minnesota Ballet, Houston Ballet, Minnesota Percussion Trio, Theater Latté Da, Irish heartthrobs Celtic Thunder, and Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Josh endorses Infinity Drums, Pro Mark sticks, and Evans drumheads.
Lakes Area Music Festival
715 Laurel Street
Brainerd MN 56401
Hours*: W, F 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. *call to confirm during off-season