Joshua Baldi


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Hand Engraver
Company Name
Cannonball Musical Instruments

Joshua Baldi wasn’t quite sure what to expect when he answered an ad for an artist at a musical instrument company. With a background and deep seated passion for art and music, Joshua was pleasantly surprised to learn the job involved creating designs for engraving onto musical instruments such as the saxophone. He soon not only learned the craft of hand engraving but excelled at the process, in addition to creating new and exciting patterns such as dragons and those based on Day of the Dead themes. Joshua's intricate designs enhance the appearance of the instruments and provides the customers many options to pick the perfect piece to showcase their personality and talent.