Ben Clark is an accomplished and versatile trumpet player, studio musician, and educator working out of Nashville, Tennessee. Ben is currently touring with Anderson East, and has also performed and recorded with artists such as: Allen Vizzutti, Marvin Hamlisch, Joel Grey, Irma Thomas, Erik Krasno, Lee Fields, The Lone Bellow, Mike Farris, Duffy Jackson Big Band, Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Charles Walker, The Dynamites, Danny Gokey, Alecia Chakour, Space Capone, Amanda Broadway, The Music City Toppers, Illinois Symphony, Peoria Symphony, Left Coast Brass, and many more. These opportunities have led to performances around the globe including Japan, Europe, Canada, and throughout United States.
In addition to performing, Ben has maintained a busy schedule as an educator and has worked with students of all levels. He has experience teaching on a university level at Illinois State University. He has conducted masterclasses in both the United States and Japan, and teaches private lessons to students of all ages in the Nashville area.
Ben received his M.M. in Trumpet Performance from the University of Washington where he studied with Allen Vizzutti and Vern Seilert. He obtained his B.M. in Trumpet Performance from Illinois State University studying with Dr. Amy Gilreath.