Ben plays trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, and sousaphone, and is comfortable performing in a wide range of styles and settings. Ben also writes and arranges music.

As well as individual lessons, Ben offers clinics and masterclasses on the following topics:

for brass players

  • building a routine - constructing effective and efficient individual and group warmups for healthy tone production & technique

  • effortless section playing - active listening as applied to the brass section/subsection

  • the Caruso Method and its application in middle and high school level brass pedagogy

for all students

  • tools and techniques for improvisation - not just for jazz band! Improvisation is great for training active listening

  • practice and study tools - how to get the most out of your practice time

  • the breathing apparatus - learn to work with (not against!) your instrument

  • survival & (eventually) success in the modern music industry


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