BEN LEGGETT

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Ben Leggett directs Bram Bratá and OK2Botay, our two performing steel drum bands, and provides instruction for after school and summer steel drum classes. Ben received his B.A. degree in Music Education from Central Washington University. As an educator, he has extensively used traditional percussion instruments to foster excitement about music and develop core music skills in elementary students. He has taught numerous classes and workshops on steel drum, Latin drumming and Samba. Mr. Leggett is currently a music educator at White Bluffs Elementary School in Richland, Washington, where he teaches general music and directs The Limbo Fish steel band. An accomplished musician, Ben arranges or composes most of the music used in his classes and performing bands.