LIVE MUSIC Brunch Ben Tizzard with Neil McVey
Ben Tizzard is a Calgary based musician with a Bachelor of Music Degree from Ambrose University in Jazz Guitar. He has had the honor of studying with leading Calgary musicians such as Ralf Bushmeyer, Neil McVey, Stefano Valdo, Pat Belliveau and Aaron Young. Playing since the age of 13, Ben has never thought twice about dedicating his time to studying and performing the guitar. His past experiences include being a finalist for the Stampede Talent Show, performing as the guitarist in the Badlands Passion Play, studying under the Calgary based Flamenco guitarist Holly Blazina, performing with Perpie at the 2021 TD Jazz Festival, and participating at local jams/open mics in various venues across town.
Ben fills his time professionally through teaching privately, teaching at local studios such as CornerStone Café, Long and McQuade, and Chinook School of Music, engaging in select musical clinics, and performing at Calgary venues such as the Ironwood Stage and Grill, Café Koi, SAIT Jubilee Auditorium, Mount Royal University, University of Calgary, Lolita’s Lounge, Hyatt Hotel, Ambrose University and many more.