Music Resume for Ben Roberts


Orchestra Teacher, Los Angeles area

Compose and perform original music

Previous Music Performance Experience

Santa Cruz Symphony, Assistant Principal 2nd Violin, 2000-2010

San Francisco Sinfonietta, Assistant Concertmaster, 1st Violin, 2006-2010

Amethyst Trio, Classical String Trio, 2007-2010

Celtic Sands, Celtic Trio, 2007-2010

Arosa Music Festival, Switzerland, Principal 2nd Violin, Summer 2009

Gigmasters 4 Star Rating as a Solo Violinist

East Texas Symphony, 2nd Violin, 2011-2012

Bog Savages, Celtic Rock, 2004-2010

Kamran Joya, original Afghan music, 2007-2008

The Bell Brothers, Country Rock, 2006-2007

Arab Music Retreat, Massachusetts, 2005

Napa Symphony, 1st and 2nd Violin, substitute, 2001-2004

Westwind International Folk Ensemble, Baritone, 2000-02

Music Director, "Les Masquerades" Theater Production, S.F., 2000

Opera Illinois, 1st Violin 1997-99

Illinois Symphony, 1st and 2nd Violin, substitute 1997-1999

Illinois State Faculty Quartet, 2nd Violin 1997-98

Des Moines Symphony, 2nd Violin 1995-96


M.M. in Violin Performance, Illinois State University 1999

B.A. in Music, Central College of Iowa 1996

Previous Music Teaching Experience

Oakland, San Mateo county, Houston and Sulphur Springs

Sunset Youth Orchestra, San Francisco

Some Performed Orchestrations

Partial list of venues played