Ben Reimer has been called a “genre-bending wiz” (PuSh) and a performer of “stunning virtuosity” (Ludwig-Van Mtl).
He has been a guest soloist in the CBC JUNO Showcase, the Bang On A Can Marathon, Roulette Concert Series NYC, the Winnipeg International New Music Festival, Edmonton New Music, Calgary New Music, Music on Main, Luminato Festival, Tapestry Opera, Open Ears Festival and others. Ben has performed with ensembles Paramirabo, the Australian Art Orchestra, la Société de Musique Contemporaine du Québec, Collectif9, Standing Wave and the Land’s End Ensemble.
Ben holds a Doctor of Music from McGill University and is contributing author to the Cambridge Companion to the Drumkit.
His debut album Katana of Choice: Music for Drumset Soloist (Redshift Records) is described as “an exhilarating musical ride” (Wholenote).
Ben is a Sabian Cymbals, Yamaha Canada and Vic Firth artist.
New music, contemporary music, classical, chamber music, solo percussion
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