Ken Benshoof


Educational Background:               

Guildhall School of Music , London 1965-1966
San Francisco State College, Master of Arts 1963
University of Washington , Bachelor of Arts 1958
Spokane Conservatory of Music 1951-1953
Pacific Lutheran College 1949-1951

Studied With:
Volgangs Darzins
                John Verrall
                George McKay
Richard Arnell
Alfred Neiman
Roger Nixon
Hans Moldenhauer  

Employment History:

University of Washington , Professor Emeritus 1992-present
University of Washington , Associate Professor 1977-1992
Old Globe Theater, Resident Composer 1970, 71, 80
University of Washington , Assistant Professor 1968-1977
Seattle Repertory Theater, Resident Composer (occasional) 1967-1984
Drake University , Instructor 1965
University of Washington , Instructor 1963-1968
San Francisco State College, Accompanist  1962-1963
Self Employed Tutor 1958-1962



Artist Trust Grant (GAP) 1996
Guggenheim Fellowship 1976-1977
Fulbright Fellowship 1965-1966

Published By:
Schirmer (Galaxy) Music Publishers

Meridian (Jan Gippo)

Recorded On:
University of Washington Press
Sounds Wonderful
                Reference Recordings
Nonesuch Records
Klavier Records
Koch International L.P.

Crystal Records