Clayton joined the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra as Librarian in 2017 and Personnel Manager in 2018. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in violin performance from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an artist diploma from The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory in Toronto.

In addition to his work as Librarian and Personnel Manager, he regularly performs with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Madison Symphony Orchestra. Clayton also teaches private violin lessons and coaches chamber music for the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras.