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Tess Cayton

Tess Cayton

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Tess Cayton is a musician and an educator. She has a Bachelor's of Music Performance from Baldwin Wallace University and is getting her Master’s at Carnegie Mellon University. She has experience playing in chamber ensembles, wind ensembles, and orchestra. Tess has studied with a variety of musicians such as Thomas Hornig, Tim Albright, Kenneth Heinlein, Whitney Clair, Mark Fisher, Richard Stout, and Rebecca Cherian.

    In 2018, Tess attended the Atlantic Brass Quintet Seminar in Appleton, Wisconsin. The summer after, she spent her time in Bellingham, Washington performing at the Marrowstone Music Festival. The events of 2020 did not stop Tess from continuing her summer musical adventures as she attended DePaul's Summer Trombone Intensive over Zoom.

    Although Tess is classically inclined, she has had a lot of fun playing in a variety of bands playing Beatles tunes, 1970’s hits, and jazz.

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • Philadelphia/Mid-Atlantic

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Pit Musician (Other)

    My Instruments

    • Trombone

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

    • Yes

    Person of Color?

    • Yes