A South Wales based choral conductor, accompanist and musical educator, Ben, who is originally from Dorset, completed his Masters in choral conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama under tutors Neil Ferris, Sarah Tenant-Flowers and Simon Halsey. While there he received the Busenhart-Morgan-Evans Bursary awarded by the Worshipful Company of Singers.
He studied piano with Richard Ormrod at Cardiff University and holds the ABRSM Diploma in piano performance.
Currently, Ben works as musical director for City Voices Bristol, Roath Community Chorus and Opera in Situ. Recently he was delighted to be appointed conductor of the Bridgend based choral society Côr Bro Ogwr.
He is pianist for Live Music Now, the Forget-me-not Chorus and Lost Chord and has also worked on many educational and outreach projects with Welsh National Opera and National Dance Company of Wales.
Ben also sings regularly with BBC National Chorus of Wales and is organisational partner of the FAKS Sings Festival in Croatia.