Ben Cohn

Alfred Author-Ben Cohn

Ben works as a composer, pianist, vocal coach and musical director in NYC. He holds a BM in Music Education from Ithaca College and a BFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU. Ben is currently playing keyboards and piano in the pits of the Broadway musicals Wicked, Avenue Q and Wonderful Town. Other recent Broadway, Off-Broadway, and NYC credits include, Streakin', The Gorey Details, I Sing, and various readings and workshops of new musical theatre pieces. Ben plays auditions and does arranging, transcription, and coaching work for many shows and actors. Ben also has played on several albums and demos for pop/rock/theatre artists. Ben plays and teaches classes at NYU's CAP 21 and Musical Theatre Writing Program. With his collaborator, Sean McDaniel, he is developing Project Bluebook with Andrew Kato and Raymond Shelton, and East River with Jamibeth Margolis, Joe Sustar, and David Halstead.