Henderson State University
Dr. Jamie Lipton is the Assistant Professor of Low Brass at Henderson State University, where she is also co-director of the newly reformed Henderson State University Brass Band. Dr. Lipton has been on faculty at Texas Woman's University and Tarrant County College, held a prestigious teaching fellowship at the University of North Texas, and taught private lessons and masterclasses for several of the top high school band programs in Texas. She has also served as a faculty member at summer workshops throughout the United States, including the Low Brass Bootcamp (Phoenix, AZ), the International Euphonium Institute (Atlanta, GA), Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp (Twin Lake, MI), the Brass Chamber Music Workshop (Arcata, CA), the Cosmopolitan Tuba/Euphonium Workshop (Beverly, MA), and various events throughout Texas and Arkansas.
Dr. Lipton has won many of the major euphonium competitions, including the 2006 Leonard Falcone Competition, the 2006 International Tuba and Euphonium Conference (ITEC) Competition, the 2006 Tubonium Competition, and the 2005 Potomac Festival Competition. She also received 3rd Place in the Japan Wind and Percussion Competition in 2007. An active soloist, Dr. Lipton has been a featured artist at concerts and clinics all over the country, including the last three International Tuba/Euphonium Conferences in Denver, Cincinnati, and Tucson. She has performed solos with the "President's Own" U.S. Marine Band and "Pershing's Own" Army Orchestra.
In 2009, Dr. Lipton helped establish the all-female Sweet Thunder Tuba Quartet, which debuted at the 2009 Tubonium workshop and also appeared at the 2010 ITEC in Tucson. She plays euphonium in the Lone Star Wind Orchestra in Dallas, TX and trombone in the Natural State Brass Band in Little Rock, AR. Originally from the Chicago area, Dr. Lipton received her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, where she was a student of Rex Martin. She completed her master's degree and her doctorate at the University of North Texas, studying euphonium with Dr. Brian Bowman and trombone with Dr. Vern Kagarice. Dr. Lipton is a Willson artist and performs on a Willson TA-2900 euphonium. She currently resides in Arkadelphia, AR with her Shetland Sheepdogs, Emma and Sassy.