Dr. Ben Blasko is the Director of Instrumental Studies at Lipscomb University where he oversees the vision for instrumental ensembles & private instruction. Ben holds degrees from the University of North Texas, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Messiah University. He has conducted groups such as the Nashville Symphony, Boston Symphony, the North Texas Wind Symphony, and the Agora Brass Ensemble. His music has been played all over the world by groups such as the Nashville, Boston, and Colorado Symphonies, the United States Air Force and Navy Bands, Israeli State Band, and numerous collegiate ensembles. Additionally, he has orchestrated music for OneRepublic, Colton Dixon, and Disney. You can find his work on the Naxos, Mark Custom, Klavier, and Capitol record labels. His conducting teachers include Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Jack Stamp, Dennis Fisher, Brad Genevro, William Stowman, and Timothy Dixon. Ben has studied composition with Bruce Broughton, Jack Stamp, Kirsten Broberg, Bruce Yurko, and Alvin Singleton.
D.M.A. University of North Texas
M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.S. Messiah University