Josh Linerode is currently 17 years old, and this is his second year at Virtuosi of Houston. He plays the clarinet and has played it since he was 12 years old; additionally, he played piano for three years before he started the clarinet. He currently attends Dawson High School in Pearland and is a senior focused on preparing for university. Aside from Virtuosi of Houston, Josh is also in the Symphony Orchestra at the Houston Youth Symphony organization, and he is the principal clarinetist in his school’s top wind ensemble. His first private instructor was Mrs. Witt and he currently studies under Mr. Chester Rowell.