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About Benjamin Henson

Benjamin Henson
Benjamin Henson
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Burleson, TX
Speaks: English
Instructs: Cello, Piano, Viola, Violin
Education: Bachelor of Arts from Luther College (Decorah, IA), K-12 Music Educator Certification in Iowa, EC-12 Music Educator Certification in Texas
Performance Experience: I have performed as a violinist in various regional orchestras including as assistant concertmaster with the Central Iowa Symphony. I have extensive experience playing violin and cello in pit orchestras for operas and musicals. I have served as a piano accompanist at high school music contests, collegiate juries, and churches.
Teaching Experience: 10 years experience as a private lesson instructor, 4 years experience teaching orchestra in Texas and Iowa public schools, 3 years experience as a summer music camp instructor and music director
Teaching Philosophy: I am committed to giving students the tools they need to achieve to their musical goals, no matter how big or small. I excel at meeting students where they are and breaking down complex tasks into simpler, manageable steps. When students feel successful, then playing music becomes fun!

Get to know Benjamin Henson

I am a professional music educator who loves the excitement and satisfaction that comes from helping students of all ages develop skills on their instrument. I have over ten years experience teaching private students and four years of experience leading school orchestra programs in Iowa and Texas. I have also taught violin and viola at Luther College's Dorian Summer Music Camps and directed the Friends of Ames Strings Summer Camp in Iowa. I am licensed in music education in both Iowa and Texas. I received my Bachelor of Arts in music and education from Luther College. While there, I studied violin under Tarn Travers and Igor Kalnin and graduated summa cum laude. As a performer, I have played with several regional orchestras, including the Central Iowa Symphony as assistant concertmaster. Even though I was classically trained, I have always loved experimenting with pop, folk, bluegrass, and jazz. I graduated from the Piano Technician Academy in 2020 and work as a piano tuner and technician. I have been happily married to my wife Christina since 2016 and our daughter Miriam was born in 2019. In addition to my musical activities, I am currently attending seminary at St. Ignatius Lutheran Theological Seminary in Malone, Texas.

Benjamin Henson teaches at:
1185 N Burleson Blvd Suite 205
Burleson, TX 76028
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