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Dr. Stephen Benham is Professor of Music Education and Chair of Performance at the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University. He has degrees from the University of Minnesota, the University of Michigan (M.M.), and the Eastman School of Music (Ph.D.). At Duquesne, Dr. Benham teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education and string pedagogy. Prior to this, Dr. Benham held teaching positions in both public and private schools in Oregon, Michigan, and New York. Dr. Benham maintains a very active schedule as a guest conductor, clinician, speaker, and adjudicator, with professional appearances in nearly 40 states and more than 30 countries in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia, including more than 250 clinics, multiple residencies, and extended workshops.

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