Josh Plotner

Composer. Arranger. Multi-Instrumentalist.

Josh Plotner is a New York-based composer, arranger, and multi-woodwind instrumentalist.


While much of the work that Josh does is performance and composition based, Josh is passionate about teaching as well. With a wide range of experiences, Josh is able to relate to students and explain tricky concepts that often go beyond just musical philosophies.
 Photo Credit: Noah Wilson

Photo Credit: Noah Wilson

  • Private Saxophone, Flute, and Clarinet Lessons (in person/Skype/FaceTime)
  • Private Woodwind Consultation Sessions for Composers (in person/Skype/FaceTime)
  • Saxophone, Flute, and Clarinet Masterclasses for Schools
  • Concert Band and Jazz Band Masterclasses for Schools
Josh also has a series of YouTube Videos for Composers called "Writing for Woodwinds". He goes in depth (at times beyond college level) into what Woodwinds are capable of and how to write for them. He comes out with 2 Minute videos for people living in the 21st Century, and longer in-depth videos for those with more patience. Check out the first one here: