17. ben kronk photo_previewBorn in Minnesota, raised in France and Germany, Benjamin received his bachelor’s from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, under Juliana Athayde. Currently, he pursues his master’s at McGill’s Schulich School of Music with Alexander Read. Previously a member of the Andrew Alden Ensemble, Benjamin is currently a substitute violinist for Symphoria, the Syracuse-based orchestra, and works with Agora, an orchestra out of Montreal and teaches at the Academie de Musique Vivaldi.