Bussey, BenBand, Baritone/Euphonium, Trombone, Tuba
Benjamin Bussey has taught Baritone/Euphonium Trombone and Tuba on MacPhail’s faculty since 2012. He works to instill a love for music and an understanding of the learning process in his students. He teaches students that are curious, thoughtful, energetic, and diligent. He has a wide range of teaching experiences, from the first instrumental lesson to leading high school band and orchestra programs.
Benjamin served as Guest Artist and Conductor for the Minneapolis Southwest High School Bands and Orchestras, went on the 2015 National tour with McNally Smith Jazz Orchestra, and was a Minnesota All State Band Trombone Section Coach. He directed the Anoka High School band, which appeared on “A Prairie Home Companion” in 2010.
Benjamin holds a Bachelors of Music in Music Education from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, and a Masters of Music in trombone from McNally Smith College of Music.