Joshua Elson has served as the music director at First Christian Church of North Hollywood since 2003. He also teaches choir, orchestra, and world music at Palisades Charter High School. Before his work at FCCNH, Joshua served as the music and youth director at First Christian Church of Concord in Northern California from 1997-2002.
From 2002-2003 he worked in the public school system of New York City in a Non-profit organization that promoted leadership development for underprivileged students. It was there he met his wife Molly. They currently live in Sherman Oaks, CA with their two daughters, Magnolia and Vienna. He has been a music leader at regional and national events throughout America for the Disciples of Christ denomination since1993. Joshua holds a Master’s Degree in Music, Choral Conducting from California State University, Northridge, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Choral Conducting from Chapman University.