Mr. Ben recently received his Bachelor of the Arts Degree from Oakland University. Mr. Ben plays the violin and viola, but also enjoys music theory and music history. In addition to playing, Mr. Ben is also an accomplished composer, having composed over 30 works, with 7 world premieres, including a premiere at Carnegie Hall.
"I recognize that each student learns differently so I try to tailor my teaching style to each individual student to ensure that no student is left behind. My number one priority is to instill an appreciation and love of music"
"My favorite part of teaching music is being able to share my passion for music with my students."
"I teach because I relish the opportunity to pass on my love of music to my students."
What are your favorite pieces your students have learned?
"Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216 by Mozart, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45 by Grieg, and Over The Rainbow!"