Joshua Elmore is a Countertenor and a native of Mobile, Alabama, U.S.A. He studied at the University of Southern Mississippi where he received a bachelor’s degree in music education and at the University of Leeds where he received a master’s degree in vocal performance.
Elmore has performed in the U.S., the Caribbean, Europe, and the UK where he presented several recitals, premiered pieces, and has been the soloist in numerous works. A few of his musical engagements are as follows: Countertenor Chorister, ‘Seven Last Words’ (English National Opera Chorus), ‘Cat’, Brundibar, (Boco Arts), Alto/Mezzo Soprano soloist, Vivaldi’s Gloria (Richmond Choral Society), Alto soloist, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (St. Mary Magdalene Church Richmond Choir), and ‘Ruth/Zorah’, Ruddigore (Leeds University Opera Society).
He also appeared on BBC News: Africa in October 2020 where he sang and was interviewed to assist in promoting Pegasus Opera Company’s online concert.
… each member bringing their own individual caricature to the stage. None more so than Josh Elmore, whose surprising vocals and overly camp, scene-stealing performance provided much of the comic value whenever the band of singers appeared.
Chorus of L'Elisir d'amore
Nirankar Phull from The Gryphon (University of Leeds newspaper)
And that’s without mentioning the incredible acting on behalf of … Josh Elmore who … created utterly hilarious characters that will surely stick in the audience’s mind for a long, long time.
Ruth/Zorah in Ruddigore
Emily Willson from Her Campus
- ‘Cat’, Brundibar, (Boco Arts)
- Alto/Mezzo Soprano soloist
- Vivaldi’s Gloria (Richmond Choral Society)
- Alto soloist, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (St. Mary Magdalene Church Richmond Choir)
- ‘Ruth/Zorah’, Ruddigore (Leeds University Opera Society)