Ben McNaboe is a college student majoring in Music Education. His principal instrument is Saxophone, although he doubles flute/pic, clarinets, and also plays piano. Over the past few years, he has become more and more involved in music performance outside of any school setting, especially in Pit Orchestra. Notable theater credits include playing in a multitude of pit orchestras on both reeds and keyboard including Annie, Little Shop of Horrors, Miss Saigon, Grey Gardens, and Beauty and the Beast. He has appeared in pit orchestras from High School and Community Theater productions to Regional and Summer Stock Theater. Ben also music directs Children’s Theater production in the summers in Maine and is assistant music director for musical productions at Salve Regina University this Spring. In addition to playing for theater orchestras, Ben plays all his instruments in a variety of solo, large ensemble, and small ensemble settings. He also enjoys playing piano accompaniment for vocal groups, solo vocalists, or solo instrumentalists whenever the opportunity arises. Ben is proud to be a member of both the American Federation of Musicians and the National Association for Music Education. Ben is also involved in the Maine education community and can be seen attending and presenting at numerous education conferences around the region and around the nation on the topic of 21st Century Education and technology’s place in our schools today. He has recently started providing professional development workshops for high school faculty/staff.
For information on musical performance/gigs or for speaking engagements/professional development please contact Ben directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org