Benjamin Joseph Buergel, DMA
Dr. Benjamin Buergel is an advocate of electro-acoustic music for oboe having performed electronic music recitals at a number of venues and universities. As a teacher, he taught at Auburn University and has given reed-making workshops, lectures, masterclasses, and recitals at conferences and college campuses across the country. As an ensemble performer, Ben has played in such venues as Carnegie Hall, Kansas City’s Kauffman Center, and Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. He has performed on numerous recordings, including a winner of a Global Music Award.
A native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Ben started studying oboe at the age of 9. He earned his Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Michigan State University and earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Denver.