American-Canadian violinist, Benjamin Bowman, has performed extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His major awards include three consecutive Canadian Music Competition first prizes, the YTV National Achievement Award, and the prestigious Young Canadian Musicians Award. Benjamin received his Bachelor ofMusic degree fromthe Curtis Institute ofMusic in Philadelphia. He currently holds the position of Associate-Concertmaster with the Canadian Opera Company orchestra in Toronto, performs regularly as a soloist, and is amember or frequent guest artist for some of the country’s best chambermusic series, including ARC (Artists of the Royal Conservatory), the Art Of Time Ensemble, and Amici. Benjamin’s eclectic taste in music allows him also to explore collaborative projects on the borders of, and outside, the realm of classical music. He composes and arranges music, and writes electronic music as a hobby.