Dr. Jamie Lipton is the Professor of Low Brass at Henderson State University. Her teaching duties include Applied Euphonium and Trombone, Low Brass Methods, Introduction to Music Theory, Brass Ensembles, as well as serving on the faculty for Henderson’s Honors College. In the past, Dr. Lipton has been a faculty member 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 master classes for several of the top high school band programs in Texas. She has also been on the faculty at summer workshops throughout the United States, including the Low Brass Boot Camp, the International Euphonium Institute, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, the Brass Chamber Music Workshop, the Cosmopolitan Tuba/Euphonium Workshop, and various band camps 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. As a soloist, Dr. Lipton has been a featured artist at concerts and clinics all over the country, including the last five International Tuba/Euphonium Conferences. She has performed solos with the U.S. Marine Band, the U.S. Army Orchestra, the Natural State Brass Band, and the Little Rock Wind Symphony.
A newly elected board member of the North American Brass Band Association, Dr. Lipton plays principal euphonium in the Natural State Brass Band and has performed twice with the all-female Athena Brass Band. She also directs the Henderson State University Brass Band. Dr. Lipton also performs regularly as a trombonist with several Arkansas-based ensembles, and enjoyed a celebrated bass trumpet debut with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra in 2013.
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 resides in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.