Joshua Cook holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Central Michigan University. While at CMU he studied percussion under Professor Andrew Spencer and focused most of his attention towards performing modern and contemporary classical works. Mr. Cook took part in creating as well as performing with the student lead Contemporary Music Ensemble with a capstone performance of Steve Reich’s modern masterpiece “Music for 18 Musicians”. After college Mr. Cook student taught at L’Anse Cruise High School under Russell Hilton, one of the finest High School Music programs in the metro Detroit area. After graduation Mr. Cook began teaching in Chippewa Valleys Schools as an assistant director at both Wyandot and Seneca Middle Schools. After a short stay as an assistant Mr. Cook then spent 5 years at Ojibwa Elementary School as an Enrichment teacher before returning to middle school. Now on his fifth at Wyandot Mr. Cook hopes to build a lasting musical impact on Wyandot students and community.  Mr. Cook is still an active performer in and around the metro Detroit area as a part of the percussion section of Motor City Brass Band, founder of a violin and marimba duet, as well as a drummer and contributor to several local acts.