Josh Thompson is a native of Waxhaw, North Carolina and began playing piano at the age of eight. He spent 10 years under the instruction of Brenda Woodson and Margaret Gallaugher, and since then he has played and toured extensively with various bands. Josh has also played piano for several churches in the Charlotte area. He has been playing for over twenty five years and teaching for over ten. His favorite musicians, composers, and bands are Frédéric Chopin, Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Muczynski, Pretty Lights, The Cult, Depeche Mode, Vampire Weekend, and Battles. One of Josh’s favorite parts of teaching is experiencing the moment of revelation when a student “gets it." He loves portraying music to his students as a “healing power” and sharing with them how it can become even more beneficial later in life. Josh teaches guitar lessons and piano lessons.