A B O U T
Winner of a 2019 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, Benjamin Webster is a composer and clarinetist from the Boston area. His music has been performed by a wide variety of ensembles including the Lyris Quartet, the Indiana University Jacob’s School Chamber Orchestra, Frost Symphony Orchestra, Frost Symphonic Winds, Transient Canvas, and the Passepartout Duo; has been heard at the Bowdoin Music Festival, Yale School of Music’s Norfolk New Music Workshop, Alba Music Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, 2018 National SCI Student Conference, 2018 NACWPI National Conference, and the Ciclo de Música Contemporánea de Oviedo; and has been involved in reading sessions with the Frost Wind Ensemble, chamber groups from the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Aizuri Quartet. Webster holds degrees from the University of Miami and the University of Southern California, and he is currently pursuing graduate study at the Yale School of Music. Current and former teachers include Martin Bresnick, Nina C. Young, Andrew Norman, and Lansing McLoskey, among many others.