Benjamin Blozan , Musical Director
Has been active in the Philadelphia area since 2000 as a performer, teacher, vocal accompanist/coach, and music director. Notable music directing roles include "Camp Walnut" at the Walnut Street Theatre; Faust for Delaware Valley Opera; The Libertytones/Mistletones; "Everybody's Watching", a musical about the writing of the Constitution that debuted at WHYY studios.
In addition to his current pursuit of a Masters in Accompanying/Coaching at Temple University under John Douglas, Benjamin has had the privilege in recent years to study the interpretation of Art Song with Hartmut Höll at the Académie de Villecroze in the Provence region of France as well as with Dalton Baldwin at the Académie Internationale d'Eté de Nice.
Benjamin has a masters degree in Piano Pedagogy from the University of Illinois where he studied under Kenneth Drake. While attending Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC, he won the Asheville Young Artist Competition. He held a Staff Accompanist position at Illinois Wesleyan University and has accompanied vocal students and faculty at Illinois State University and Westminster Choir College.