Ben O'Neill graduated with a Bachelor of Music, with honors, from the University of the Arts in 2004. During his time at school, he studied with Jimmy Bruno and Pat Martino. After graduating, he went on to perform with Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, Common, Kid Cudi, Musiq Soulchild, Tye Tribbett, Erykah Badu, will.i.am, Bilal and many others. In 2009, he was nominated for a Grammy for his vocal performance with Eric Roberson. He has released several independent records in a variety of genres and written and recorded with numerous artists. Ben has also appeared on Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel, Ellen and at venues around the world.
He is currently promoting his solo project, teaching at UArts and Lumberton School of Music, and playing at Faith City Family Church, one of Delaware's largest contemporary Christian houses of worship. In the Christian realm, Ben co-wrote the song "Everything to Me" with Tye Tribbett and recorded with many artists, independent and otherwise, including Jason Nelson.
Class Schedule, Fall 2015
|T||01:00PM - 02:50PM||Sm Jazz Ens: Neo-Soul|
|T||03:00PM - 03:50PM||Topics: Producers WS: Guitar|
|-||Applied Instruction Non-Majors|
|-||Major Lessons - Instrumental|