Ben O'Neill
BM, The University of the Arts

Grammy nominated artist, Ben O'Neill, has played with some of the best known names in Pop, Hip Hop, R&B and Gospel including Jill Scott, John Legend, Common, Sting, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, Kid Cudi, Tye Tribbett, Jason Nelson and more.  He has co-written songs with Tye Tribbett and Bilal, and appeared on albums with Musiq Soulchild, Estelle, Vivian Green, Tre Songz, Jordin Sparks, and famed musicians  Adam Blackstone, Christian McBride, Jonathan Dubose Jr. and Chris Dave.

In addition to his varied work as a sideman, Ben is the frontman of his own rock project.  This project has been played on WXPN, WSTW and has appeared at The Made In America and Taste of DC festivals as well as clubs large and small in the New York, Philadelphia and DC areas.  In 2015 he produced a 12 part, live-in-studio, video series called "Songwriter Sessions: A monthly, year-long exploration of American song" and is currently working on a sophomore effort of original music.

Ben is currently a member of the guitar faculty at The University of The Arts in Philadelphia where he teaches private lessons, ensembles and a guitar recording class.

Class Schedule, Fall 2015

T01:00PM - 02:50PMSm Jazz Ens: Neo-Soul
T03:00PM - 03:50PMTopics: Producers WS: Guitar
- Applied Instruction Non-Majors
- Major Lessons - Instrumental

Contact Info

Office: Merriam Theater 4TH
Tel: 215-717-6342
Fax: 215-545-8056