Young Artists' Concerto Competition 2016 Winner
Ben Mader has played piano since the age of 4 and is currently an eleventh grade student at the Louisiana Connections Academy and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Ben was the winner of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Young Artists' Concerto Competition in 2014. Ben won the MTNA Competition for the State of Louisiana at the Junior Level and has received honors at the DeBose National Piano Competition, the New Orleans Junior Philharmonic competition, and the LSU Bach Contest. Ben studies with Hristo Birbochukov, Artist-Teacher of Piano at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.