KERRY BENSON, VIOLIN, INTERNATIONAL SOLOIST
Last visit to Soloist Academy: 2019
Kerry Benson is a native of Virginia, USA and started his musical career as a violinist in the Richmond Symphony at age 15. He consequently studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts with Erick Friedman. At Indiana University, he received a Batchelor’s and Master’s degree while studying with Franco Gulli and attending master classes with Joseph Gingold, Janos Starker and Gyorgy Sebok. His first position in Europe was in Passau, Bavaria where he was associate concertmaster before joining the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in 1981.