saxophonist : composer : technologist
Ben Carey is a Sydney-based saxophonist/composer/technologist with interests in contemporary classical, improvised, interactive and electro-acoustic music. After completing a Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2005, Ben moved to France to study saxophone and contemporary music under Marie-Bernadette Charrier at the Conservatoire de Bordeaux. Back in Australia, Ben is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Technology, Sydney focused upon the design and development of interactive musical systems for improvised performance with instrumental musicians. Ben has performed and exhibited work in Australia, New Zealand, France, Austria, the United States and Switzerland.