Benjamin Swinchoski is a senior at Biotechnology High School who resides in Wall Township, New Jersey. He is an avid clarinet player who enjoys playing in musical ensembles such as the New Jersey Youth Symphony and its affiliated clarinet quartet CL4tet. Benjamin has been selected for numerous honor ensembles including NAfME’s All-National and All-Eastern Concert Bands, as well as Music For All’s Honor Band of America. This past summer, Benjamin participated in the ARIA (Music) Academy, receiving feedback through lessons and masterclasses taught by a variety of clarinet professors. Prior to his school’s shutdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, he was the conductor of his school’s pit band, preparing the group for a student-run production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”.