Violinist Joshua Addison currently serves as Associate Director and Resident Musician at musiConnects, a unique non-profit musical residency whose educational and performance activities are centered in the Boston neighborhoods of Roslindale and Mattapan. Joshua joined musiConnects in its inaugural year as second violin of the Chittick String Quartet and returned to musiConnects in 2011 after a three-year hiatus as a founding member of the Sumner Quartet. Josh has worked with many orchestras throughout New England, and appeared as soloist with the Keene Chamber Orchestra, where he served as concertmaster for five years. Joshua holds a B.A. in History from Boston University and a M.M. in Violin Performance from University of California, Los Angeles. His primary teachers include Movses Pogossian, Guillaume Sutre, Daniel Phillips, and Rohan Gregory.