Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
Department of Performing Arts
Originally from Niagara Falls, New York, Benjamin recently moved to the DC metro area after winning a trumpet position with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. Dr. Albright completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Michigan where he also earned Masters Degrees in both Trumpet and Chamber Music. While living in Michigan, Ben held positions in many area groups including the Lansing Symphony, the Saginaw Symphony, the University of Michigan Faculty Brass Quintet and the Michigan Chamber Brass. Ben also has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of JoAnn Falletta and Marvin Hamlisch. He has played for concerts broadcasted on National Public Radio and can be heard on two new recordings for Naxos featuring the music of Aaron Copland and Ottorino Respighi. In addition to his busy performance schedule, Dr. Albright serves on the Trumpet faculty at American University.