Ben Aldridge, trumpet, is an extensive freelance performer in upstate New York and has done orchestra contracting work for many years. He also has a varied college instruction experience both performance and academic.

Mr. Aldridge’s musical influences include symphonic, chamber, popular, jazz, world, and progressive rock music. He has been a member of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic for 35 years.

In addition to music, Mr. Aldridge enjoys driving his ’67 MG roadster and mountain backpacking.