One of Canada's most dynamic and versatile musicians, Canadian-American violinist Benjamin Bowman has performed to critical acclaim throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Benjamin performs regularly as a soloist, and is a member or frequent guest artist for some of the country's best chamber music ensembles, including the twice Grammy-nominated ARC (Artists of the Royal Conservatory), Art Of Time, and Amici. Most recently, Benjamin was featured on the 2013 Juno-winning album 'Levant'. Other collaborative work includes extensive immersion in contemporary/new music, improvisation, and performance with singer/songwriters. He holds the position of Associate Concertmaster with the Canadian Opera Company orchestra.
Bowman's performances have been recorded for radio broadcast in Canada with the CBC, in the USA, the UK, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Denmark and Korea. His discography includes recent solo and chamber-music releases on the Chandos, Sony Masterworks/RCA Red Seal, ATMA Classique, and Innova labels. Bowman received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. In his spare time, he also composes and arranges music, and writes electronic music as a hobby.