Benjamin is currently in his junior year at Valparaiso University, where he will earn his Bachelor of Music Education degree. He serves as the principal cellist with the Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with various groups in Ohio including the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra. Ben has been active as a music educator even in high school, where he served as student conductor his senior year. He currently coordinates a teaching practicum in conjunction with the South Shore Youth Orchestra (of Valparaiso, IN) and serves in the capacity of Chamber Music Director. Benjamin is predominately interested in String Education and Conducting, and has studied not only cello but also viola, guitar, piano, and voice.
You may contact Benjamin at Ben.White@valpo.edu with any questions or comments you may have regarding MENC.