Joshua Westhoff

  • Program: Danbury Public Schools
  • Location: Danbury, Connecticut
  • Instrument: Trumpet

Joshua Westhoff is a student at Shelter Rock School in Danbury, Connecticut. He is in fourth grade and plays the trumpet.

Tell us a little bit about yourself. Who is your music teacher?

My name is Joshua. Ms. Cardamone is my music teacher.

How long have you been playing your instrument?

I have been playing for five months. The first day I got my trumpet I played it on the playground!

What has music and/or your program taught you?

It helps me learn a lot of ways to play sounds on my instrument.

What is your favorite piece of music to play on trumpet and to sing?

What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong.

What do you like to do for fun?

I like to play football and soccer.

Do you have any hobbies?

I like to play video games and collect Pokemon cards and coins.

What is your favorite subject(s) in school? Why?

My favorite subject is math because I’m really good at it and it’s easy for me.

What are your plans for the future?

I want to go to college. I will probably be a finance guy when I grow up. My dream job is to be a famous YouTuber