Front Ensemble / Electronics
Joshua Link is a composer, educator, designer, sound technician and percussionist. He has been involved with Gateway in various roles every year since his membership began in 2010, and this is his first year as a full-time instructor with the front ensemble staff.
A native of the St. Louis area, Joshua played in the frontline for the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps in 2009, 2010, and 2012, serving as subsection leader the last two years. He also performed in Gateway Percussion's front ensemble from 2010 to 2013, serving as center marimba and section leader the last two years. During this time, he learned and synthesized percussive styles from such nationally-renowned educators as Roger Carter, Brad Meyer, Jeff Lee, Thom Hannum, James Sparling, Michael McIntosh, as well as countless other brilliant educators. He has also been involved with St. Louis's PIA Gold Medalist group Modulation Z since 2017, and continues to serve as their Front Ensemble Coordinator and various other roles.