Caleb Hudson: Biography

Caleb Hudson joins the Canadian Brass having graduated from the Juilliard School in 2012 with a Bachelor and Master of Music degree. 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 was soloist with pianist Vladimir Feltsman at the Aspen Music Festival in a performance of Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet and Orchestra. He has performed as a soloist across the USA, most recently as a recitalist at the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, where he was also soloist with the UGA Wind Ensemble. Upcoming solo engagements include the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and a performance at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art with members of the Israel Philharmonic.

Caleb has won first place at the National Trumpet Competition multiple times, and has performed with the New York City Ballet, New World Symphony, Symphony in C, Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, New York Trumpet Ensemble, and the American Brass Quintet. An avid baroque musician, Caleb also performs with notable early music ensembles including Philharmonia Baroque, American Bach Soloists, The American Classical Orchestra, Concert Royal and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra. He is an alumnus of Ensemble ACJW, a fellowship program of Carnegie Hall that promotes arts advocacy, community outreach, and music education.

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

As part of an exclusive agreement between the Conn-Selmer Corporation and Canadian Brass, Caleb performs on 24-karat gold-plated Bach trumpets. He is a recording artist for the Toronto-based independent label, Opening Day Entertainment Group [Odeg].


  • Dubbed “Brilliantly stylish” by the New York Times
  • Graduate of The Juilliard School of Music
  • Soloist with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
  • Recipient of the 2014 Sanders/Juilliard/Tel Aviv Museum Prize

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