Benjamin Bergey graduated from EMU in 2011 with a B.A. in Vocal Performance and Church Music. He completed his Masters in Music, and is now working on his Doctorate, both in Orchestral Conducting at JMU, where he also works as assistant conductor for the JMU Opera Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, and Chamber Orchestra. He also serves as the Director of Music Ministries at Dayton United Methodist Church.
Benjamin also brings musical experience, having taught as strings teacher at Eastern Mennonite School; founding and leading several music groups, some of which toured internationally; and performing on stage in various EMU productions. Benjamin has also worked as the General Manager at A Bowl of Good Café in Harrisonburg. He is passionate about music and sharing it with the community. He and his wife, Kate, also enjoy hiking, biking, and gardening.