Joshua Hyde is an Australian saxophonist, improviser & composer. Co-artistic director of soundinitiative, he also performs with scapegoat (AUS/CAN), Module Quartet (Vienna), standardmodell trio (Paris), and is invited to perform with musikFabrik (Cologne) & Ensemble Intercontemporain (Paris). He has toured across Asia, North America, Europe & Australia and recently premiered a new concerto for tenor saxophone by Elliott Gyger with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra for the King of Thailand’s birthday celebrations. After completing his studies at the Victorian College of the Arts, Joshua moved to France where he studied with Marie-Bernadette Charrier (Bordeaux) and Vincent David (Versailles) before being accepted into the Paris Conservatoire where he completed two masters’ degrees, with Claude Delangle (saxophone) and Hae-Sun Kang & Frederic Stochl of the Ensemble Intercontemporain (chamber music). Joshua is a Selmer Paris & D’Addario woodwinds artist.