Musician, composer, conductor, and teacher in Houston, Texas
Originally from Mobile, AL, Justin earned a double Bachelor’s degree in trumpet performance and composition from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, earned his Masters in trumpet performance at the University of Houston, and is currently working towards a doctoral degree at the University of Houston. He, along with organist Stephen Distad, is a founding member of Deux Voix, an internationally recognized trumpet and organ duo which maintains an active performance schedule across the United States and internationally. In addition to his active freelance schedule in Houston, Mr. Langham has performed with the Houston Civic Symphony and Houston Ballet Orchestra.
An avid educator, Mr. Langham maintains an active private teaching studio with students of all ages around the greater Houston area, and is the founder of “TrumpetFest,” an annual daylong event for local trumpet students. He also teaches trumpet at Lone Star College Montgomery and is Director of Music Ministries at Grace United Methodist Church in central Houston.
As a composer and arranger, Mr. Langham has written for instrumentations in many different styles. Some notable works include his Concertino for Euphonium was premiered by virtuoso soloist Kyohei Ando in Tokyo, Japan in 2013, and a transcription of “Cantate Domino” by composer David Ashley White for choir and wind ensemble that was premiered at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference in February of 2016. He also has written for numerous collegiate band programs across the country.
Mr. Langham has studied trumpet with Jim Vassallo, Dr. Eric Yates, and Dr. Peter Wood, and composition with Dr. David Ashley White and Dr. Craig First.