Ben Carroll

Mellophone Technician

Ben Carroll

Ben Carroll is a hornist and music educator living in Dallas, Texas. Graduating from the University of Texas at Austin(BM and MM), Ben studied horn under the instruction of Patrick Hughes. Playing the horn has taken Ben around the world to include performances in Japan, China, Taiwan, and England. Mr. Carroll has also performed in the Cactus Pear Music Festival in Fredericksburg, Texas, and the Hot Springs Music Festival in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

As a freelance musician, Ben has worked with numerous orchestras throughout the central Texas region including the Central Texas Philharmonic, Brazos Valley Symphony, Mid-Texas Symphony, and the Victoria Symphony Orchestra. As a music educator, Ben teaches horn for the Byron, Birdville, and Northwest High School Clusters. Ben was a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard A corps from 2012-2014, and the international Corps in 2015. Since then, Mr. Carroll has completed 8 DCI summers of brass instructional staff with various corps. 2021 will be his first year with the Santa Clara Vanguard A Corps on the Brass Staff.

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