A passion for music education and community engagement, Judson Deitrich serves on the faculties of the Peabody Preparatory, the Baltimore School for the Arts TWIGS program, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra OrchKids music program where he teaches in-school and after-school classes. Before moving to Baltimore, Deitrich worked closely with the Hispanic Alliance for the Performing Arts and its Austin Soundwaves School Program. He also taught classes at The University of Texas Charter Elementary School and was a faculty member of The University of Texas String Project. While a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin, Deitrich had the pleasure of serving as the teaching assistant for viola and as the assistant to the head of the Strings Division under the supervision of Roger Myers.
As a performer, Deitrich has played with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Round Rock Symphony Orchestra, Chorus Austin, the Trinity Chamber Orchestra, Baltimore Baroque Band, and was a regular member of the Austin Baroque Orchestra for three seasons performing on Baroque violin and viola.
In 2012, Deitrich received his Bachelor of Music in viola performance from the New England Conservatory, under the tutelage of Martha Strongin Katz, and in 2014, received his Master of Music and Human Learning degree with an emphasis in string pedagogy from the University of Texas at Austin. Deitrich is an alumnus of the Interlochen Arts Academy where he was a student of David Holland and performed solo with the Interlochen Academy Orchestra. Festivals and workshops where he has been a participant include the Interlochen Arts Camp, the Castleman Quartet Program, North American Viola Institute at Orford, The Karen Tuttle Coordination Workshop, and the Perlman Music Program Summer School where he participated in master classes with Heidi Castleman for two summers and a two-week winter residency in Sarasota, Florida.