Josh is very active in supporting Arts funding. Here are some highlights of his works in progress.
* Josh is a member of the Actors Fund Artists' Committee
The Actors Fund is a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. The Fund is a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need, crisis or transition.
* Josh is very passionate about music education. He has lent his talents to many fundraising events. For more information on music training and the brain please visit PBS' series "The Music Instinct" http://www.pbs.org/wnet/musicinstinct/video/music-and-the-brain/the-importance-of-early-musical-training/49/
8/09- Josh participated in a fundraising event for the Silverlake Conservatory www.silverlakeconservatory.com
6/09- Josh was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl in an honorary ceremony benefitting
Music Matters http://www.laphil.com/support/music_matters.cfm. Josh has been a spokesperson for this great cause for many years.
"February Song" www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gqyceLkdkU
"Canto Alla Vita" www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4SolN0dck8
Career (and childhood!) montage www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPQH0h9DX3o&feature=related
2005 Josh participated in VH1's annual Save the Music Event www.vh1savethemusic.com
"Downtown Train" www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PHXQrm0qmY
*Josh has also supported general Arts education by supporting his high school alma mater The LA County High School For the Arts www.artshigh.org
Lachsa video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyYWRkw9BIk
Lachsa newsletter interview: http://www.grobanarchives.com/interviews/int060600a.html
* 3/09 Josh advocated for the National Endowment for the Arts www.arts.endow.gov to members of Congress
Congressional Speech: www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXX9idkx2aQ
Speech at Americans for the Arts breakfast: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ybx2HDOnK78
Interview with Greta Van Susteren www.youtube.com/watch?v=14JPJBSqHH4
LA Times article: http://articles.latimes.com/2009/apr/01/nation/na-arts1
Time article: http://lookingaround.blogs.time.com/2009/03/31/arts-advocacy-day/