Benjamin Lieser serves as Assistant Professor of Music in applied horn at The University of Central Florida School of Performing Arts. He holds degrees from Florida State University (BA, DM) and The University of Cincinnati (MM). His teachers include William Capps, Randy Gardner, Michelle Stebleton, Duane Duggar, and Randall Faust. Dr. Lieser has been a featured soloist with The Bach Festival Orchestra of Winter Park, The OFUNAM Orchestra in Mexico City, and has also performed as a regional artist at The Southeast Horn Workshop (’08, ’09, ’18, ’19) and The International Horn Symposium (’08, ’09, ’18). He is currently a member of The Brevard Symphony Orchestra, The Bach Festival Society orchestra, and The Walt Disney World orchestra; and has performed with The Florida Orchestra, The Jacksonville Symphony, The Cincinnati Opera, and The Orlando Philharmonic.