Shami Beni

Saxophone and Clarinet Lessons Located at the Perfect 5th

Title: Instructor of Saxophone

Genres: Classical and Jazz

Skill Level: Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginner

Education: Lebanon Valley College

Shami Beni's Summary

Shami Beni started playing saxophone in the 7th grade to get out of general music class and now its his biggest passion. Shami attended Franklin Learning Center (High School) in Philadelphia PA for 2 years before moving to Enola and finishing high school at East Pennsboro Area High School. While in Philly, Shami was a part of the All City Band, Orchestra and Jazz Band on top of being selected to play in the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Bernstein’s Mass production. While at East Pennsboro, Shami was a part of select PMEA festivals and a part of Ronnie Walter’s CPFJ Youth Jazz Band. Shami currently studies Music Education at Lebanon Valley College with a focus on saxophone performance. He studies under the tutelage of Tom Strohman and Tim Wolfe. After graduation, Shami hopes to teach within the public schools and touch the hearts of the next generation. Shami has collaborated with notable musicians like Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Dick Oatts, Larry McKenna, Mark Ferber, Steve Rudolph, Ronnie Walters, Kirk Reese, Rico Jones, Benny Golson, Terell Stafford, Mike Titlebaum, and Steve Muak.