Benjamin Vaganov is a second year masters student at UW Madison, currently studying under Dr. Tom Curry in euphonium performance. Wisconsin born and raised, Benjamin started his yearning for music at the age of six singing in his church choir. After a music driven high school experience, he graduated with his Bachelors in Euphonium Pedagogy and Performance from Silver Lake College. He will continue on to get another Masters Degree in Historical Musicology at UW Madison in the fall of 2022.