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Travis Bennett

Travis Bennett


David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts

School of Music

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3957
Office: 154 Coulter Building


<b>Travis Bennett</b> joined the faculty of Western Carolina University in 2006, where he teaches horn, conducts the Horn Choir, and coaches chamber music ensembles. He currently serves as Assistant Dean of the David Orr Belcher College of Fine & Performing Arts, and in 2016-2017, Dr. Bennett was Co-Director of the School of Music. He is an active chamber and orchestral musician, performing regularly with the Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet and the Asheville Symphony, as well as other regional ensembles. He has served as a guest artist and teacher in Argentina, and has performed with the SMBQ in China, Germany, the Czech Republic, Jamaica, Hungary, Romania, Mexico and South Africa. He serves as the Area Representative of North Carolina for the International Horn Society, and has hosted the Southeast Horn Workshop twice (2009, 2019). He is married to his high school sweetheart, Julie, and they have two sons, Tyler and Preston.<br><br>Listen on Spotify:<br><br>Listen on YouTube:


  • DMA, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • MM, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • BM, Florida State University
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