Creative Director Ben Vleminckx took up post with WRM 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 in 2017 founded a new community music charity called Evolve Music. Ben worked as Learning and Participation Manager at Bath Philharmonia for 3 years where he was involved in developing an exciting range of education projects across the South West. He 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 WRM widen access to music making across Wiltshire.