2017 Round Top Music Festival
Stephen F. Austin State University
Ben Mitchell has been playing bass for 10 years. Based in Flower Mound, Texas, Ben began his studies with Jack Unzicker in the 7th grade. In High School, Ben joined the Arlington Youth Symphony and began lessons with Gudrun Raschen. During this time, Ben also was a member of the Cello and Bass Conservatory of Dallas. He is now a senior Music Education major at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he studies with Carlos Gaviria. Currently, he teaches Orchestra at Central Heights School District and is principal double bass of the Longview Symphony.