Music Resume for Ben Roberts


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

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

Primary Ensembles and Positions

Music Director for a high school in Houston, Texas 2012-

Orchestra Director for a school district in East Texas 2010-2012

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, Violin, Summer 2009

Gigmasters 4 Star Rating as a Solo Violinist, current

Related Experience

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

Performed Orchestrations

Partial list of venues played

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