Ben Carroll is a brass musician and music educator living in Austin, Texas. In 2015 Ben received a B.M. in Horn Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, and is currently working on a M.M with professor Patrick Hughes. He has won positions in UT’s top performing ensembles and has played on the UT Wind Ensemble world tour in 2014 and their most recent CBDNA tour in 2017. Outside of school, Ben is currently a section member of the Austin Civic Orchestra and chamber group Density 512. Ben runs a private horn studio that serves McNeil High School, Pearson Ranch Middle School, and Deer Park Middle School. His passion for the marching arts has led him to three summer tours with the Santa Clara Vanguard A Corps, and an international tour with the Santa Clara Vanguard International Corps.staff.