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San Diego Symphony

Benjamin Jaber is currently Principal Horn of the San Diego Symphony and has also performed with Camarada, the Iris Orchestra, the Louisiana Philharmonic, Houston, Richmond and New World Symphonies, among others. He was the first prize winner in the University division of the 2003 American Horn Competition and winner of the Aspen Music Festival’s 2004 Brass concerto competition. He received his training at the Interlochen Arts Academy, Rice University Shepherd School of Music and was the first horn graduate of the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles. He has spent his summers at the Aspen Festival, the National Orchestral Institute and the Marlboro Music Festival. Ben is also active as a purveyor of traditional Irish music and is self-taught on the Irish wooden flute, tin whistle and uilleann pipes. He has also been active as a recording artist in the studios of Los Angeles, adding many different projects to his credit. He performs on a horn made by Daniel Rauch of Norway.
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