Spirit of Atlanta - United States
Benjamin Pyles is currently the Percussion Director at Morton Ranch High School in Katy, Texas. He majored in music education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with a primary focus in Percussion. His most intensive studies came under the direction of Chris Hestin, Mike McIntosh, Chad Heiny, and Michael Kingan.
Ben has several years of performing and instructional experience at the World Class level, including The Glassmen from Toledo, Ohio; The Bluecoats from Canton, Ohio; The Crossmen from San Antonio, Texas; and Spirit of Atalnta from Atlanta, Georgia. Ben currently serves as the Percussion Caption Head for Spirit of Atlanta.
Ben is an active arranger and composer for multiple Indoor and Outdoor ensembles across the country. He is endorsed with Innovative Percussion Inc. as well as Pearl and Adams Percussion.