Teaches Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute
Manhattan School of Music
Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, All
Bennett (Ben) Schwartz began his performing career at the age of nine. As a teenager his notable performances include solos with the Brooklyn Philharmonic, performing at the "Kool" Jazz festival with the McDonalds Tri-State Jazz Band, and soloing with the New York All City Band at Carnegie Hall. His most memorable engagements include a nation wide tour with "The Grass Roots," "The Turtles,""Mark Lindsay from "Paul Revere and The Raiders" and a performance with "The Duprees" and "The Temptations."
As a student at The "Manhattan School of Music" from which Bennett received both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Music Performance, he has taught in the New York City Department of Education for more than thirty years. He has led a full orchestra, concert band, and a modern band for one hundred performances. He also led his students in many community events throughout Greenpoint, Williamsburg Brooklyn as well as Stapleton Staten Island.