Cellist Ben Capps enjoys a versatile performing career as a soloist and chamber musician. His artistry has been praised as “most appealing” by the New York Times, “virtuosic and impassioned” by the Barre Montpelier Times. Most recently Capps has appeared as solo and chamber music recitalist at the National Gallery of Art, the Washington National Cathedral, Rockport Music and has had chamber music appearances at the American University, Manchester Music Festival, and throughout Greece, Spain and Italy. Recent highlights also include unaccompanied tours in the Midwest (USA) & throughout Vermont, solo recitals in NYC and surrounding areas, Chicago, Athens, Fujian in China and throughout South Africa. Capps is also the principal cellist of Washington DC based Post-Classical Ensemble.
Capps was featured on Vermont Public Radio and in concert performing the complete cello sonatas of Beethoven, Mendelssohn & Brahms. Capps can be heard on LP Classics, Innova Records, Tzadik Records, and Naxos. A native of NYC, Capps holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory and Juilliard - where he served as teaching assistant to David Soyer and Bonnie Hampton.