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Benjamin Hay


Benjamin Hay holds degrees from Oklahoma State University (B.M. Performance), the University of New Mexico (M.M. Performance), and the University of Oklahoma (D.M.A Performance). In the fall of 2017, Dr. Hay joined the faculty of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK as Assistant Professor of Music (Trumpet/Theory). Prior to his appointment at NSU, Dr. Hay served as Adjunct Instructor of Music at Tulsa Community College, where he taught applied trumpet, applied horn, music theory, jazz improvisation, jazz combo, and chamber brass. Benjamin is a member of Tulsas Signature Symphony, Bartlesville Symphony, and frequently performs with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas and the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. A frequent recitalist, Dr. Hay has performed guest solo recitals in throughout the United States. Dr. Hays primary trumpet teachers have been Andrew Cheetham, Jacob Walburn, Thomas Booth, John Marchiando, and Karl Sievers.