Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Steve Sutton made his way east to Winston-Salem while growing up in the brass band tradition of the Salvation Army. Over the years, Sutton has performed with some of the most prestigious brass bands in the Southeast, including the Southern Territorial Band.
He has also toured and performed as a soloist with brass bands throughout the United
States, Spain, Brazil and the Bahamas. Now as a freelance trumpet player, he regularly
plays with the Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Roanoke and Charleston Symphonies and has
also performed with the Carolina Philharmonic. Steve currently holds the Eb soprano
cornet chair in the North Carolina Brass Band and is a founding member of the Ardmore
To pay tribute to his formative years, Sutton now serves as a conductor, brass instructor and featured performer for the Salvation Army. As a Bandmaster for the International Corp., he conducts several bands including the Triad Brass, Carolinas Youth Band and the International Corp. Band.
M.M. Trumpet PerformanceUNC School of the Arts
B.M. Trumpet PerformanceUNC Greensboro