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Travis Bennett

Travis Bennett

Professor, Professor of Horn

David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts

School of Music

Contact Information

Email: tbennett@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.3957
Office: 154 Coulter Building

Biography

<b>Travis Bennett</b> joined the faculty of Western Carolina University in 2006, where he teaches horn, conducts the Horn Choir, and coaches chamber music ensembles. He is an active chamber and orchestral musician, performing regularly with the Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet and the Asheville Symphony, as well as other regional ensembles. He has served as a guest artist and teacher in Argentina, and has performed with the SMBQ in China, Germany, the Czech Republic, Jamaica, Hungary, Romania, Mexico and South Africa. He serves as the Area Representative of North Carolina for the International Horn Society, and has hosted the Southeast Horn Workshop twice (2009, 2019). He is married to his high school sweetheart, Julie, and they have two sons, Tyler and Preston.<br><br>Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4ex0gAGdpT9qMm7jR1v7ij<br><br>Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcwXNAvPnYbO_FaA_8pAnQg<br><br><br>

Education

  • DMA, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • MM, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • BM, Florida State University
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