Judith Saxton enjoys an international career as a versatile and sought-after orchestral, solo and chamber performer. In the 2010 season, she performed principal with the St. Louis Symphony on a set of subscription concerts. In November 2011 she performed principal in the inaugural concert of the International Women’s Ensemble at Carnegie Hall. In the summers, Saxton is on the Eastern Music Festival faculty and principal soloist with the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival. She performs regularly with the North Carolina, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Roanoke, and Maryland symphonies, and an array of chamber organizations on the eastern seaboard. A Conn-Selmer clinician, Saxton is an active recitalist with both piano and organ, and a frequent soloist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Chicago Chamber Orchestra and with Wichita and Key West/South Florida Symphonies concurrently. She performed frequently with the Chicago and Grant Park symphonies and the CSO brass quintet and held full-time spots in seven Chicago orchestras.
Her most recent recording, Contests and Concert Pieces for Trumpet, was issued to the 5,500 International Trumpet Guild members in March, 2011. Other records are with Crystal, Koss, Proto, Novitas, MSR, and Moravian Music Foundation labels.
Saxton serves on the Fulbright National Screening Committee. She holds board memberships with ITG, National Trumpet Competition and served several terms for the International Women’s Brass conference. She has written articles for the Brass Herald and ITG Journal. Saxton is trumpet professor and brass coordinator at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
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