Ben started training as a violinist at age 5.  His teachers have been Kathy Hykes, Linda Swanson, Lin He, Jonathan Sturm, Federico Agostini and Simin Ganatra.  He completed a master's degree in violin performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music  in 2015 and then taught at Music Center of the Northwest in Seattle, WA.  Listen to his recordings below:


The Sibelius Violin Concerto performed on January 18th, 2015:

"Minor Swing" by Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grappelli.  Solos by Ben and guitarist Eli Schille-Hudson: