Known for his versatility on the podium, Jared Judge is a much sought-after conductor who infuses artistry into every ensemble he conducts. Jared is fluent in orchestral conducting, wind conducting and choral conducting, and can inspire student musicians and professionals alike.

Recently, Jared was a finalist in the 2016 US Air Force Conductor Competition.


Jared Judge is an accomplished percussionist and percussion teacher, having served as principal percussion for several ensembles as well as soloist. Jared has taught group and private lessons in academic settings, as well as coached award-winning percussion ensembles.

Notably, Jared has performed in the percussion section of Pershing's Own US Army Band as well as in the percussion section for the 2016 Princeton Festival production of Peter Grimes.


Jared Judge is also an accomplished string musician and teacher, performing both violin and viola in principal and section positions. Jared has performed in symphony orchestras, opera pits, musical theater pits as well as in chamber ensembles.

Jared is currently assistant principal viola for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and he regularly performs as a wedding violinist and violist for Dream City Music, where he also serves as co-founder and manager.

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