I am Ben Clapton.
Violinist. Composer. Educator.

I’m a Perth based violinist, composer and educator with a passion for sharing music
from a wide range of styles, genres and disciplines.

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I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being – a birthright. Music co-ordinates mind, body and spirit.

Inspiring music for all.

Ben Clapton is a violinist, composer and arranger, and educator based in Perth, Western Australia. He is currently priviledged to serve as the concertmaster of the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Perth. Ben has previously led the Bendigo Symphony Orchestra, including acting as Associate Concertmaster for a side by side concert with the Bendigo Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at the Ulumbarra Theatre.
As a composer and arranger, Ben has had his music performed around the world, including a workshop by members of the Philharmonia Orchetra in London.
A recent Master of Teaching (Secondary) graduate from Edith Cowan University, Ben is passionate about sharing music for all people, utilising technologies in the classroom and inspiring young people to share their musical talents.


Upcoming Performances

Ben regularly performs around Perth. You can regularly see him with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, as well as various groups around Perth such as the Perth Bach Society, and various community Music Theatre performances.