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Hayden Upperman

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Hayden Upperman is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Music Education while serving as a Graduate Teaching Assistant with the Auburn University Bands. Prior to his position at Auburn, Hayden completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education at Mississippi State University in 2020.

A native of Starkville, Mississippi, Hayden served as a mellophone section leader in the Starkville High School Marching Band and the Mississippi State Famous Maroon Band for three years each. At Mississippi State, he performed in many ensembles while studying horn under Dr. Matthew Haislip. Hayden’s performance experience includes Principal Horn of the MSU Wind Ensemble, Principal Horn of the MSU Horn Choir, three-time finalist in the Mississippi State Concerto Competition, and various other chamber ensembles.

Last Updated: 08/19/2021