Ben Cohen is a Philadelphia-based percussionist and educator. He earned a Bachelor in Music in Jazz Performance in 2022 from Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance and is currently continuing his studies to complete a Masters in Music (May 2024). Ben has studied with Dan Monaghan and Justin Faulkner, and was mentored by Dick Oatts, David Wong and Tim Warfield. Growing up in the Philadelphia area, Ben has performed at The Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall as a member of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and Philadelphia Sinfonia, where he studied classical percussion with David Nelson. Ben regularly performs at live music venues around the Philadelphia area with various ensembles.
Education: Bachelor in Music in Jazz Performance in 2022 from Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance