Caleb Hudson


One of the most highly acclaimed and accomplished young trumpeters of his generation, and the newest member of the world acclaimed Canadian Brass, Caleb Hudson completed his Bachelor of Music degree in 2010 and his Master of Music degree in 2012, both at The Juilliard School, where he was a student of Raymond Mase and Mark Gould.  He has been a participant in the acclaimed Verbier Festival Orchestra, and was awarded prestigious fellowships at both the Music Academy of the West and the Aspen Music Festival where he performed Shostakovich's Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet, and Orchestra with world-renowned pianist Vladimir Feltsman.

Caleb is fast gaining recognition as not just a performer, but also a effective and inspirational clinician and teacher, offering clinics, masterclasses and related educational events at schools and concert venues throughout the world.    

Hudson began performing with The New York Trumpet Ensemble in fall of 2010, and also performs with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Juilliard 415, and The Kyle Athayde Big Band. Recent engagements include performances on Baroque trumpet with Philharmonia Baroque, American Bach Soloists, and The San Francisco Bach Choir. He has performed with The New World Symphony, The American Classical Orchestra and The Hudson Valley Philharmonic, recently won the position of principal trumpet with “Symphony in C”, and has also been a guest performer with The American Brass Quintet. He recently performed as principal trumpet in Carnegie Hall for the premiere of John Adams’s City Noir, with the composer conducting, and also served as principal trumpet of The Juilliard Orchestra under the direction of Alan Gilbert in a performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 9.

Committed to outreach, Hudson has received The Juilliard School’s Goldman Fellowship, Maxwell Gluck Community Service Fellowship, and Music Advancement Program Fellowship to support his educational outreach activities to underserved populaces in New York City.

A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Caleb has won first place at the National Trumpet Competition twice as a soloist and twice as a member of The Juilliard Trumpet Ensemble, and was also a winner of the National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts Award. Caleb has made multiple appearances on the Public Radio International program From the Top, performed as soloist with the Lexington Philharmonic, and served as principal trumpet of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra.

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