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Ben Fairfield


Ben Fairfield is the Principal Trumpet of the Abilene (TX) Philharmonic, Co-Principal Trumpet of the West Texas Symphony (Midland, TX), and a member of the Lone Star Brass Quintet. He also performs as a guest member of trumpet sections throughout the United States. Previously, he performed in the orchestras of the Florida Grand Opera and the Miami City Ballet in Miami, FL. Ben is a veteran of the United States Army, performing as a member of the United States Continental Army Band at Ft. Monroe, VA. He has also performed at the conferences of the International Trumpet Guild, the Texas Music Educators Association, and the Virginia Music Educators Association. Ben resides in Arlington, TX where he teaches students in the Dallas area. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from James Madison University and graduate degrees (MM, DMA) in trumpet performance from the University of Miami Frost School of Music. His teachers include Craig Morris, Gilbert Johnson, and James Kluesner.