Justin Benavidez
Florida State University

Justin Benavidez
Dr. Justin Benavidez is the Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Florida State University. He previously held a similar professorship at the Ithaca College School of Music. Benavidez is the Tuba-Artist Faculty at the Round Top Summer Music Festival and is currently the acting Principal Tuba of the Syracuse Symphoria Orchestra and the Syracuse Opera. Additional performance credits include the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Performance Santa Fe Orchestra, Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, and Detroit Civic Orchestra.
As a solo artist, Benavidez has been a prizewinner at several national and international solo competitions and was the winner of the prestigious Aspen Music Festival Concerto Competition. He can be heard as the tuba soloist on the album Raise the Roof (Equilibrium) performing with the University of Michigan Symphony Band.
Benavidez is a B&S/Meinl Weston artist and clinician.