Acoustic & Electric Violin Services
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A Musical Blend
Acoustic & Electric, Composition & Production
Ben Hoyt is a classically trained acoustic-electric violinist based in Los Angeles, California. A conservatory graduate of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Ben received degrees in both Violin Performance and Recording Arts and Sciences.
Ben has performed with numerous acts including ELO and Trampled by Turtles, as well as with members of Guns N' Roses, Boston, and Heart. Ben has performed at venues including Carnegie Hall, Strathmore Hall and the National Archives Rotunda. As a composer & producer, Ben has worked with individuals and organizations including the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra.
Ben's live performances combine a deep sense of musicality with electrifying improvisation, while showcasing a joy in performing that captivates audiences. Ben's compositions incorporate an eclectic set of influences: classical, electronic, improvisatory, and demonstrate a love for all kinds of music.
Based in Los Angeles, California, Ben can travel to your event or perform remotely.
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
- Plato -
"Ben is outstanding. Not only is he an extraordinary artist, but his unique blend of classical and popular music brings a magical and unexpected touch to any event. From black tie galas to corporate receptions and weddings, Ben makes any event an amazing event."
"Ben Hoyt is an extraordinary violinist. He fully engages both with the audience and the music, channeling both an old soul and a joyful approach. Ben's gentle spirit belies a fierce passion for music. I feel privileged to have engaged him on many important occasions."
"... His music brought a romantic element to the evening, and two years after the event we still receive compliments about the "amazing wedding violinist." We can't thank you enough for sharing your incredible talent with us on the most important night of our lives! Thank you!"