Benjamin Hoffman

Benjamin Hoffman, violin (Cincinnati, Ohio), is a student of Ani Kavafian at the Yale School of Music. His previous teachers include Gabriel Pegis of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Latica Honda-Rosenberg at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg, Germany and Alexander Kerr at Indiana University Bloomington. An avid orchestral and chamber musician, Benjamin leads ensembles such as the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, the Yale Philharmonia, and the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic.  As a chamber musician, Benjamin recently performed Aaron Jay Kernis’s “Mozart en Route” in Carnegie Hall. In Europe as well as in the United States, Benjamin has performed alongside mentors such as Wolfram Christ, Jorja Fleezanis, and Stephen Wyrczynski.  Benjamin also gave concerts with his mother, father, and sister on a tour to China and continues to perform with his family when possible. Past Yellow Barn musician (2014)