Creative Director Ben Vleminckx took up post with WRMS in July 2016.
Ben’s passion for community music making is at the forefront of his work and he has a broad knowledge of arts activity across Wiltshire and the South West. Ben is a professionally trained Drummer and Percussionist and performs regularly as a freelance musician with different groups and ensembles. As a freelance music leader, Ben has delivered creative music workshops from as far south as Truro to London and has set up his own business ‘Evolve Music’. Ben has worked as the Learning and Participation Manager at Bath Philharmonia over the last 3 years where he has been involved in developing an exciting range of education projects across the South West. He has also had a season as Orchestral Manager with Bath Philharmonia. This experience has allowed Ben to work with top quality musicians and international soloists. Ben enjoys listening, performing and creating music of all genres and is eager to help WRMS widen access to music making across Wiltshire.