Joshua Hunton is a New York-based violist whose performance experience spans opera, ballet, symphonic repertory, and musical theatre, to live silent film accompaniment and modern dance collaboration. Current projects include exploring music of living, NYC-based composers. He holds a position as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at New York University Steinhardt, where he is also pursuing his master’s in viola performance, studying with Stephanie Baer. Hunton received his Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, studying under Masumi Rostad and Stephen Wyrczynski. While attending IU, he was able to study Mimi Zweig’s string pedagogy system—which incorporates elements of the Suzuki method and the work of Paul Rolland—under Dr. Brenda Brenner. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, rock climbing, and playing Dungeons & Dragons.