Ben is a kind, encouraging, and knowledgeable teacher. He is a true professional and relates to all ages. I've learned so much in just a few lessons!”

— Julie Jacobson-Ruby (student)


Ben has over 10 years of teaching experience in helping others reach the next level of their playing, listening, and collaborating. Having taught at many prestigious schools including the Bloom School of Music and Cincinnati Music Academy, he has worked with a diverse array of students and musical styles. Ben loves creating the best combination of musical topics so each student can reach their goals.

Ben teaches private and group lessons at his home studio in Pasadena, California and travels for “In Home” lessons around Los Angeles. 

Lessons are available on the following instruments and topics:

  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Banjo
  • Ukulele
  • Songwriting
  • Improvisation 
We are thrilled to have someone as accomplished as Ben working with Sophia, our 8-year old daughter. He's always positive and fun. Sophia says, "He's the best teacher, ever!”

— Michael Troyer (parent of student)

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