Dr. Clayton Maddox

Dr. Clayton Maddox

Assistant Professor of Music
Tuba & Euphonium, Assistant Director of Bands, Tuba & Euphonium Ensemble


  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Tuba Performance (2022)
    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Master of Music, Tuba Performance (2016)
    University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
  • Bachelor of Music, Tuba Performance (2014)
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL


Clayton Maddox, a native of South Bay, Florida serves as Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium and Assistant Director of Bands at the University of South Alabama. He is an active soloist, chamber artist, and educator. He has previously held teaching positions at Arkansas Tech University and Henderson State University.

Clayton has competed in several international competitions such as the Leonard Falcone International Solo Artist Competition and the International Tuba Association Solo Artist Competition. He is a founding member of the Boreas Quartet, which debuted its first album, "The Serpent's Kiss", and has since received the Roger Bobo Award for Excellence in Recording from the International Tuba and Euphonium Association. He is also the music director of the Backburner Tuba and Euphonium Collective.

As an in demand soloist, Clayton has traveled to Tokyo, Japan to perform a solo recital at Yamaha Ginza Headquarters and Sapporo, Japan where he performed a recital at the historic Sapporo Clock Tower. He has performed with several professional orchestras such as the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, Tallahassee Symphony, and Orquesta de Sinfonica in Monterrey, Mexico.

He holds degrees from the University of Alabama, University of Memphis, and the Louisiana State University where he was a Huel D. Perkins Fellow. His primary teachers have included Demondrae Thurman, Paul Weikle, James Jenkins, and Joseph Skillen.