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Caleb Hudson, trumpet


HudsonCaleb Hudson is the newest member of the Canadian Brass, having graduated from the Juilliard School in 2012 with a Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. Acclaimed by The New York Times as “brilliantly stylish,” Caleb made his solo debut with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2.

Caleb has performed as a soloist around the world, most recently with the Israel Philharmonic in Tel Aviv. Possessing a wide range of musical styles, his experience ranges from soloing in Carnegie Hall to appearing with rock band Vampire Weekend on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Other recent solo engagements include the Yellow Barn Festival, University of Georgia Wind Ensemble, University of Scranton, and a solo recital at the University of Georgia that was broadcast nationally on NPR’s Performance Today.

Caleb won first place at the National Trumpet Competition multiple times and performed with pianist Vladimir Feltsman at the Aspen Music Festival, as well as with the New York City Ballet, New World Symphony, Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, and New York Trumpet Ensemble. An avid baroque musician, Caleb also performs with notable early music ensembles, including Philharmonia Baroque, American Bach Soloists, American Classical Orchestra, Concert Royal, and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra. He is alumnus of Interlochen Arts Academy and Ensemble ACJW, a fellowship program of Carnegie Hall that promotes arts advocacy, community outreach, and music education.

In addition to performing worldwide with Canadian Brass, Caleb has a passion for writing music. His compositions and arrangements have been featured on two Canadian Brass albums, Perfect Landing and Great Wall of China.

Native to Lexington, Kentucky, Caleb currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife Amanda.


Be sure to hear Caleb’s 2017 Festival performances listed below

Saturday, August 12, 5pm
Vivaldi & Mozart

Monday, August 14, 6pm
Weill & Mendelssohn

Thursday, August 17, 6pm
The Soldier’s Tale