Benjamin Luria is currently seeking his Bachelors Degree in Jazz Saxophone Performance from The Florida State University. He has studied privately with virtuosos such as Marcus Roberts, Rodney Jordan, Gary Keller, William Kennedy, William Peterson, and Paul McKee. In addition to being a full time student, Mr. Luria has worked as a private instructor for students of all ages and varying skill levels since 2006.
As a performer, Mr. Luria has played over 20 concerts for the Florida State College of Music including a performance at the Lakeside Jazz Festival in 2010 and multiple performances in Ruby Diamond Auditorium in 2012 and 2013. He has also performed in five states and over six different countries in ensembles such as the Concert Band of America, Jazz Band of America, Sound of America, The Florida State Jazz Ensemble, The Heavy Pets, Shoes and Laces, and Group Mentality.