Ben has been a busy adjudicator since 2008, and is a generalist music adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals. He adjudicates all musical disciplines while specialising in singing, piano, choral music and musical theatre. Ben is also a Music Deputy on the Adjudicators' Council, and has presented at three Federation conferences (2014, 2016 and 2018). Much of his adjudication work involves delivering masterclasses and workshops.
Sri Lanka adjudication trip
View from the Hong Kong Club (adjudication trip)
As of the start of 2019 Ben has adjudicated at, or is booked to adjudicate at the following festivals (numbers indicate the number of return visits):
Overseas: Corcaigh Feis Maitiú; Hong Kong; Sri Lanka; Zimbabwe; Gibraltar; Newry.
UK: Arun (1); Ayrshire; Bromley; Chelmsford; Cheltenham; Chipping Norton (1); Cornwall; Coulsdon and Purley; Croydon (1); Devizes (2); Ealing (1); East Grinstead; Hart (2); Hastings (1); Holywood (NI); Horsham (1); Hounslow; Indian Queens (Cornwall); Isle of Wight; Leith Hill (1); Lincoln; Maidenhead (1); Maidstone; Manx (Isle of Man); Marlow; Mid-Somerset (3); Mid Sussex; Milton Keynes (1); Reigate and Redhill (3); Richmond (2); Rochester and North Kent (2); Sevenoaks; Southampton (1); Southend; Stratford; Sudbury; Suffolk (3); Sutton (2); Taunton (1); Weymouth; Woking (3); Worcester; Worthing (2).
Schools: The Abbey (Reading); Epsom College; King’s College (Wimbledon); Kingston Primary Schools’ Competition; St John’s (Leatherhead); Surbiton High; St Catherine’s (Bramley); Tiffin Boys’ School (Kingston); St Benedict’s (Ealing); Wimbledon High.