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Ben Dettelback

Originally from Martinsville NJ, Ben Dettelback is a senior trombonist at the Eastman School of Music pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from the studio of Larry Zalkind, as well as the newly appointed Principal Trombonist of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra in Ithaca, NY. Ben has been fortunate enough to perform with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphoria! (Syracuse, NY), while also being a part of Eastman ensembles such as the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Philharmonia, Trombone Choir, Brass Guild, and The Amendous Quartet. Last year, Ben was invited to compete as a finalist in the International Trombone Association (ITA) Alto Trombone Competition in Iowa City, as well as offered orchestral fellowship positions at both the National Orchestral Institute-Festival in Washington D.C. and the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria.