Josh Walker is a busy guitarist, living and working in the Northern Virginia and DC area. Josh performs in a variety of groups and settings, including solo guitar performances. His solo guitar performances consist of a mixture of all-instrumental versions of jazz, Latin American music, classical, and original compositions, performed on acoustic, nylon string guitar. In 2011, Josh was awarded “Best Blues, Pop, or Rock Solo by an Instrumentalist at the College Graduate Level” by Downbeat Magazine. Josh is currently the guitar chair in the award winning Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, which holds a regular Monday night residency at the DC venue of the same name. He has shared the stage with artists such as McCoy Tyner, Jason Mraz, and Jon Irabagon, and performed at venues including the Kennedy Center, The Montreal International Jazz Festival, and the Port of Yokohoma’s 150th opening celebration in Japan. He has also opened concerts for acts such as Charlie Byrd and the Washington Guitar Quintet, Randy Brecker, and Donny McCaslin. His first album of all original music, which features a quartet of musicians, is entitled ‘Inertia’ and is available on iTunes.
Joshua continues to perform prolifically in settings ranging from large ensembles, to trios, duos, and solo guitar. His first album of all original music, ‘Inertia’, is available directly from Joshua, from Guitar Nine Records, iTunes, and CDBaby.
Joshua currently serves as the Professor of Jazz Guitar at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, is a member of the Guitar faculty at the Levine School of Music in Washington D.C. and teaches a guitar class at George Mason High School in Falls Church, Virginia.
More information is available on his website, www.joshuawalker.net.
Small Business Awards
For 23 years, the Loudoun County Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. On Thursday, November 2, 2017 at The National Conference Center, we celebrated our 23rd anniversary of our Loudoun Small Business Awards. As one of our signature Chamber events, more than 500 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders gathered to salute the best of Loudoun’s many outstanding small businesses. Stay tuned for next year’s nomination and event information, in the Spring of 2018!
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce honors local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2017 at the 33rd Annual Valor Awards ceremony on Friday, April 20th at The National Conference Center. The entire Loudoun County business community is invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!
On January 26, 2018, we welcomed & celebrated the leadership of our 2017 Chairman of the Board, Tina Johnson (JP Events & Consulting) and welcomed in our new Chairman, Mitch Sproul (Toth Financial) and honored the Community Leadership Awards Finalists.
As a Signature Chamber event, the SuperHero 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run offered companies a great way to show Loudoun County their commitment to healthy living for your employees and our community. This year’s race date is Sunday, May 20, 2018.
On August 20, 2018, we will host our 36th Annual Golf Classic event at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard — is nothing short of spectacular. This event has been Loudoun County’s Premier business golf tournament for three decades.