Ben is a Year 13 student at Chenderit School, a keen chess player and a gifted pianist. He passed his Grade 8 examination with distinction in 2010 and is now studying for his Dip ABRSM.
He has a love of Romantic piano music, particularly the works of Chopin.
He is hoping to study Maths at university.
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Waltz in C#minor - Chopin
Chopin wrote many waltzes in his life and along with the 'Minute' Waltz in D flat, this is one of the best known.
The piece alternates a gentle waltz theme and a section with an excitingly quick right hand part. In the middle there is a contrasting major interlude.