Bennett Coughlin

Bennett C.

Syracuse, NY
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Bennett delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 16+ and special needs

Teaching since:
December 2014

Bennett is an active percussionist from Syracuse New York. He holds a B.M. in Music Business from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and an A.A.S. in Music from Onondaga Community College He has studied under Dr. Robert Bridge, Jennifer Vacanti, Dr. Catherine Meunier and Jim Petercsak throughout his undergraduate studies. He has also received instruction in masterclass from Bob Becker and NEXUS, Michael Burritt, Marco Schirripa, Kyle Peters and Cameron Leach. Bennett is also a founding member of the Avalon Percussion Quartet who placed first in the prestigious Crane School of Music Chamber Competition in 2018 and second in 2017.

As a music industry professional, Bennett is currently the Marketing and General Operations Intern at Symphoria in Syracuse New York. He was also one of 23 Music Business students selected to intern at the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. He was also a recipient of the NAMM President's Innovation Award for outstanding achievement in Music Products during the 2017-18 academic year.

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May 2018 - Present

Marketing and General Operations Intern for Symphoria

Jan 2018 - Feb 2018
Sabian Cymbals

Intern for Sabian Ltd. at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. One of 23 Music Business Majors selected to intern at NAMM in 2018.


B.M. Music Business
Aug 2016 - May 2018
The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
A.A.S. Music
Aug 2014 - May 2016
Onondaga Community College
Regents Diploma
Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
Jamesville DeWitt High School


Fluent / Native Proficiency


The Crane School of Music Certificate of Merit
May 2018
The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
NAMM President's Innovation Award
Nov 2017
National Association of Music Merchants
Jeffrey Kimball Memorial Percussion Scholarship
May 2017
The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
2nd Place - Crane Chamber Music Competition
Apr 2017
The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence
Jun 2013
United States Marine Corps

Photos & Videos

Avalon Duo - A Spanish Groove by Alejandro Viñao
Avalon Percussion - Ritual Music by David Skidmore
Avalon Duo - Apotheosis by Alan Keown
Catching Shadows (Sextet) by Ivan Trevino
José beFORe JOHN5 by Aurel Hollo
Xylophonia by George Hamilton Green

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