Ellen Saxton is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BS in music education. Mrs. Saxton is also a proud alumna of State College of Florida. Aside from having the best job as high school band director, Mrs. Saxton is also a professional musician with a focus on woodwinds. She has performed in numerous musical theatre productions in the Tampa Bay area over the years as well as various wind ensembles. Some of her favorite professional moments were playing in the orchestra for The Sound of Music at the Asolo Theatre and playing with the National Intercollegiate Band and getting to premiere a piece written by wind ensemble composer John Mackey.
Mrs. Saxton feels fortunate to work with her husband who teaches math here at BHS. Mrs. Saxton loves to run, bake, and spend time with her baby Thea in her spare time.