Benjamin Wallace


Benjamin Wallace grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he attended the Albuquerque

Academy and began playing percussion and piano. He received a Bachelor’s of Music in Percussion and

Composition from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati where he studied with

Allen Otte and Percussion Group Cincinnati, Joel Hoffman, Michael Fiday, and Mara Helmuth. He is

currently pursuing a Masters of Music in composition at the Yale School of Music where he has studied

with David Lang and Christopher Theofanidis. Ben has participated in masterclasses with Frederick

Rzewski, Meehans Perkins duo, and eighth blackbird. His music has been performed at the Music10 and

Music11 festivals in Blonay, Switzerland as well as various other venues in New Haven, New York,

Cincinnati, and Albuquerque.

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