ENO Engage Opera Squad in Leeds ǀ English National Opera
Making Classical Music Inclusive to All
Ben uses his skills and voice in the wider community, sharing and creating with people from all walks of life, specialising in performance and devising.
An Open Academy Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music, Ben specialised in creative work with both young people and communities living with dementia. Projects worked with include; English National Opera, Glyndebourne Opera, Royal Opera House and The Wigmore Hall.
Ben was a Trainee Workshop Leader (2022) with Spitalfields Music and Welsh National Opera. Working on project round the UK with young people.
Ben is a current Vocal Artist with the Royal Opera House Create and Sing team. A creative learning resource, created with teachers, providing songs for pupils in primary schools across England.
Further projects involved as a Vocal Artist include English National Opera Engage, where he traveled around the UK performing with the Opera Squad team. The was a project sponsored by Sky Arts.
Ben is also leading a set of workshops with Opera Prelude, where he is also a Young Artist (2022-24). The workshop, which is in partnership with Age Unlimited will use a combination of music, singing and mindfulness.
Ben is also the Co-Founder of InToto Music Collective. Into Toto Music workshops will be taking place at Verbier Music Festival July 2023.